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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…]

Hydraulics in Wind Turbines

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  You may be familiar with wind power and hydraulics. Initially, these two things might appear to be unrelated. But the wind industry actually uses hydraulics in many applications. Wind turbines actually rely on hydraulics to produce the density and provide the durability they need for generating electricity. Hydraulics produce high pressure that helps the [read more…]

Kurz Wind Podcast Episode #5: Vestas

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Kurz Wind Podcast Episode #5: Vestas

 
 
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  Trisha Long, Parts Sales Analyst of Vestas, joined Dan Frantz on the Kurz Wind Podcast for yet another fascinating discussion about the Wind Industry, common challenges for site managers, and the rapid growth of the global Wind Turbine company, Vestas.  She has an impressive background in Wind and has worked at established companies like [read more…]