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  • 13 common causes of motor failure - Header image

    13 common causes of motor failure

    Motors and drives, the key components of any facility, are used everywhere and can be prone to a number of unseen problems.
  • ARTICLE: Top 10 industrial applications for remote vibration sensors - 1

    Top 10 industrial applications for remote vibration sensors

    Vibration screening helps maintenance and reliability teams avoid rotating machine failure.
  • Fluke 279 FC Thermal Multimeter

    Five reasons you need a multimeter with a built-in thermal imager

    If you’re an electrician or technician who is responsible for keeping industrial systems and processes up and running safely, efficiently, and cost effectively you know that the quicker you can find a problem, the quicker you can fix it.
  • Proactive technology maintenance

    Advance your maintenance program with proactive technology

    Technology has improved to the point where maintenance technicians can use the same techniques and tools to troubleshoot as well as to inspect, log and share—the basics of proactive maintenance.
  • Add condition monitoring with vibration sensors

    Add condition monitoring with vibration sensors in five easy steps

    Monitoring assets while they are in their normal operating condition is necessary for identifying power fluctuation, vibration and friction, or temperature. These issues could be symptoms of a bigger problem. Adding vibration sensors to your condition monitoring program is an easy way to add value to your maintenance activities and prevent unplanned downtime.

Recent stories

Three-Phase Motor Failure

Case Study: Three-Phase Motor Failure

For three years in a row, a particularly large three-phase motor would fail twice a year. The facility maintenance manager called in both the electrical contractor and the motor manufacturer, who pointed fingers at each other but failed to resolve anything on site.
Network Hub Failure

Case Study: Network Hub Failure

Ever fixed something and still not solved the problem? Sometimes multiple deficiencies can all cause the same symptoms.
Low Power Factor

Case Study: Low Power Factor

Because power quality issues are difficult to pinpoint, clients often reach the wrong conclusions about their power issues. That often leads to expensive solutions that don't actually correct the underlying problem.
Elevator Trips Emergency Generator Breaker

Case Study: Elevator Trips Emergency Generator Breaker

A large commercial building had just finished an elevator equipment upgrade - but they hadn't been able to bring the elevator back into normal operation.