Q. What preventative Maintenance should I do on motors.

Motor management components tell most, but not all, of the story. Predictive and preventive maintenance including thermal imaging monitoring and vibration analysis also lead to energy savings and longer equipment life. In addition, consider system optimization, adjustable-speed drives, system controls and other technologies to enhance motor performance. The motors industry evolves constantly and so do […]

Q. What is best practice motor repair of motor replace?

Once you know what motors are operating in your facility, it’s time to think ahead about motor failure and determine whether it’s more cost-effective to repair the motor or replace it. There are many tools available for making this cost comparison and several are listed in the Resources sidebar. If you go with the repair […]

Q. What is the first step to implementing a Motor Management Policy

In many cases, the first step in developing a motor management plan is to conduct a motor survey that gives facility managers important basic information about the motor fleet: where, what and how many. Then it’s time to implement a system for categorising the information. If the facility has a large number of motors, it might make […]

Q. What are the benefits of a Motor Management Policy

An effective motor management plan addresses common motor decisions before they become a crisis. By planning ahead, you can identify the most cost-effective option for each motor, basing your decision on long-term economics, not availability or first cost. Ensuring the right motor is available when you need it can help improve productivity and reduce energy […]

Q. What are the benefits of high efficiency motors?

As well as saving energy costs, high efficiency motors also save on operating costs by bringing better reliability, reduced downtime and lower maintenance costs. Lower losses give the motor a better tolerance to thermal stresses, an improved ability to handle overload conditions, better resistance to abnormal operating conditions, and higher tolerance to inconsistent and noisy […]

Q. How to reduce energy cost in Industry

With rapidly rising electricity costs, users need to consider the energy consumption of electric motors. While each individual motor may not consume an enormous amount of energy, collectively, motors are responsible for two-thirds of electricity use in industry. High efficiency motors can give significant cost savings if used in the right applications. Compared to a […]

Q. What uses most electricity in industry?

Motors use most of the electricity in industry. Yet users often pay scant consideration to this drain on costs, probably because each individual motor is just a tiny part in a giant system. But with two-thirds of industry’s electricity costs being due to motors, significant savings can be made with the right approach. Quantum Controls […]