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7 Ways To Tell When A Transformer Is Bad

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If you’re having problems with electricity, a bad transformer may be responsible. The transformer sends electrical energy between two circuits or more. Transformers have varying currents, which in turn creates a varying magnetic flux that produces an electromotive force around the core. Today, there are many different transformers on the market. Each one serves a [read more…]

9 Windiest Cities in the World

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With its nickname “The Windy City,” you’d probably guess that Chicago tops the list for the windiest city. However, it turns out that there are actually many breezy cities in the world – including many far windier than Chicago! Topping the list of windiest cities in the world is one called Commonwealth Bay in Antarctica. [read more…]

Kurz Wind Podcast Episode #8: HOVE Americas

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Kurz Wind Podcast Episode #8: HOVE Americas

 
 
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Episode 8 of the Kurz Wind Podcast features Maja Jorgensen, sales manager for North America with HOVE Americas. HOVE Americas is known for its trusted maintenance for wind turbines, cement factories, shipping terminals. Quality lubrication and grease cartridges. Listen here!

Kurz Wind Podcast Episode #7: GE Renewable Energy

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Kurz Wind Podcast Episode #7: GE Renewable Energy

 
 
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Episode 7 of the Kurz Wind Podcast features Ben Hart of GE Renewable Energy. Ben is a seasoned veteran within the Wind Industry and has been working with GE Renewable Energy for over 3 years. GE Renewable Energy harnesses the earth’s most abundant resources – the strength of the wind, the heat of the sun and [read more…]

Kurz Wind Podcast Episode #6: Michigan Turbine Management

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Kurz Wind Podcast Episode #6: Michigan Turbine Management

 
 
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Episode 6 of the Kurz Wind Podcast features Matthew Jacobson of Michigan Turbine Management. Matthew is a seasoned veteran within the Wind Industry and is the founder of Michigan Turbine Management. MTM is a Michigan-based renewable energy service provider specializing in Anchor Bolt Tensioning, Preventive Turbine Maintenance, Drone Inspections, & Tool Rentals.

Brand Spotlight: Baldor Electric

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For nearly 100 years, Baldor Electric produced mechanical transmissions for Dodge and electric motors for the National Electrical Manufacturers Association, or NEMA. The company also produced a Baldor industrial motor called Baldor Reliance. The company is historically a leading manufacturer of enclosed gearing and mounted bearings. Baldor Electric distributed products mainly to distributors and original [read more…]

3 Things to Know About NEMA Frame Sizes

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Although electric motors have been produced for nearly a century, many changes have taken place within the industry since then. One is the physical evolution of motors themselves to be stronger, more powerful, and more compact. The other is the standardization of motor size. Today’s common frame sizes are regulated by the National Electric Manufacturers [read more…]

3 Electric Motor Repair Tips

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  An electric motor has many moving parts. Over time, those parts can go bad from lack of regular maintenance, heavy use, and age. Learning to recognize the signs associated with failing components on electric motors is a first step in detecting and preventing additional damage. Some issues are easier to fix than others, which [read more…]