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Top 5 industrial vibration sensor applications

Maintenance professionals may not realize how using vibration sensors can improve facility efficiency. Learn about which industrial sectors can benefit from vibration sensors.
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  • Row of motors for HVAC system

    What is unbalanced voltage and current unbalance?

    The electrical power issues that most frequently affect industrial plants include voltage sags and swells, harmonics, transients, and voltage and current unbalance.
  • Top causes of single-phase motor malfunctions

    Top causes of single-phase motor malfunctions

    Most problems with single-phase motors involve the centrifugal switch, thermal switch, or capacitor(s). If the problem is in the centrifugal switch, thermal switch, or capacitor, the motor is usually serviced and repaired. However, if the motor is more than 10 years old and less than 1 HP, the motor is usually replaced. If the motor is less than 1/8 HP, it is almost always replaced.

  • Troubleshooting photovoltaic systems: Three typical problems

    Troubleshooting photovoltaic systems: Three typical problems

    With the push to energy independence and renewable energy sources, HVAC technicians need to know how to troubleshoot photovoltaic systems
  • What is continuity

    What is continuity?

  • How to measure ac voltage

    How to measure ac voltage

    Steps for measuring ac voltage with a digital multimeter.

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