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Archives: July 2019

Kurz Wind Podcast Episode #4: Federal Mogul

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Kurz Wind Podcast Episode #4: Federal Mogul

 
 
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    Kurz Wind Division’s Dan Frantz had the pleasure of interviewing Kumar Nainani of Federal-Mogul.  We sat down with Dr. Kumar to understand more about how Federal-Mogul has become a rapidly growing player in the Wind Energy sector.   Getting to Know Dr. Kumar   Dan F.:  This is Dan France with the Kurz [read more…]

Bio Spotlight: Tony Huang

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Name: Tony Huang Job Title: Human Resource Intern Time in the Industry: 2 months Time with Kurz: 2 months Area of Expertise:  My area of expertise is human resource management. How to help employers and employees maintain good relationships is the responsibility of the human resources department. Helping people to build relationships with each other is [read more…]

Measuring Hoses: 3 Things To Know

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Inches matter, installing an incorrectly measured hose can result in extra expenses or time delays. Many hose installers aren’t trained on how to correctly identify and measure hose lengths. There are two ways hose length can be identified, overall length or cut length. Overall length (OAL) is typically the most common way the length of [read more…]

Windmills vs. Wind Turbines

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With the growing popularity of alternative energy, you have probably heard the term “wind energy” (or “winergy”) before. However, not all sources of wind-derived power are the same. Two common sources of wind power are windmills and wind turbines. They are both forms of kinetic energy, which is essentially anything that moves. Although both are [read more…]

Supercapacitors vs. Batteries

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Supercapacitors, ultracapacitors, and batteries. What’s the difference? Since 2011, supercapacitors have been explored as an option to replace conventional batteries in electric cars. They can store a tremendous amount of energy and have a much longer lifespan compared to traditional batteries (20 years vs five years, respectively). These novel forms of power supply can also [read more…]

Toshiba Motors and Drives

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Kurz Industrial Solutions is a proud authorized distributor of Toshiba Products! Kurz offers Low and Medium Voltage motors, Low and Medium Adjustable Variable Speed Drives, and Power Apparatus/Components. Low Voltage motors are kept in stock at each of our three locations, Neenah, Eau Claire, and New Berlin. The Toshiba International Corporation (TIC) Motors & Drives [read more…]

Electric Motor Terminology

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Electric motors are complex. There are several different kinds, and they have many working parts. If you’ve ever wanted to learn more about how a motor works, here is some helpful basic electric motor terminology to know. Ampere: Standard unit of measurement for electric currents. In a circuit, a force of one volt equates to [read more…]

5 Windiest Cities in America

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If you were asked to name the windiest city in the United States, “Chicago” would probably be your answer. Its nickname is “Windy City,” after all! But in reality, there are actually many cities in the country that are windier. When naming the windiest city of them all, the National Climatic Data Center uses data [read more…]

IP Rating System: What Does it Mean?

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What does the rating mean and why does it affect my asset? The IP (Ingress Protection) Rating System is recognized internationally, it determines the level of proven protection against liquid and solid environmental factors. The ingress protection rating consists of the letters IP followed by two numbers. These two numbers tell you what level of [read more…]