Tech Tip Tuesday – Why do motors fail?

  • Neglect/ abuse
    • Dirt
    • Bad lubrication
    • Poor maintenance practices
    • Power quality problems
  • Misapplication
    • Undersized motors
    • Improper selection
    • Coupling, belts, shimming
  • Severe Environment
    • Hot temperatures
    • High altitudes
    • High Humidity
    • Airborne contaminants/ corrosive environment
  • Normal Wear and Tear
    • Normal operation stresses
    • Insulation failure

Next week’s Tech Tip discusses what you need to do BEFORE a motor fails.

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