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The most common types of electric motors

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Electric motors are increasingly used in a wider range of applications. Today, you can find a use for an electric motor in just about every industrial setting. Given the diversity of the electric motor class, there are more options among electric motors than ever before to power systems and equipment. For operators, it’s especially important [read more…]

3-phase vs. 6-phase power transmission systems

Posted on by Matt Passannante

Power transmission systems can have multiple types of phases. Two common designs are three-phase and six-phase systems. As Kurz Industrial explains, there are key differences between the two types of transmission, which are designed for use in commercial and industrial settings. What is a Three-Phase Transmission System? A three-phase transmitting system is a system that [read more…]

What is the difference between VFD and VSD?

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Variable frequency drive (VFD) and variable speed drive (VSD) are two types of drives that work with different motors. VFD drives are only compatible with alternating current (AC) motors. VSD drives can be used with either AC or direct current (DC) motors. Kurz Industrial can answer your questions about the two types of drives and [read more…]

Kurz Wind Podcast Episode #14 – Exxon Mobil

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Kurz Wind Podcast Episode #14 – Exxon Mobil
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In this episode of the Kurz Wind Podcast, we had on Jack Smodic – National Account Sales Executive Industrial Lubricants – and Michael Blumenfeld – Research Associate Lubricants Technology – to discuss all things lubrication in Wind. Our deep dive covered: Basic principles of Wind Turbine lubrication. What makes Wind a challenging application to service. [read more…]

Lubriplate Lubricants

Posted on by Matt Passannante

Lubricants are found just about everywhere that you look. From food to medicine, they are important additions to many products, and they are widely used across many different industries. At Lubriplate Lubricants, you can find lubricants made for a wide range of industrial uses. Kurz Industrial Solutions is a proud distributor of Lubriplate products and [read more…]

Dodge Expansion Bearings Breakdown

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Expansion bearings are not required for conveyor pulleys. However, using expansion bearings is also considered to be a best practice. Expansion bearings provide many advantages, including offering axial adjustment of the bearing in the housing, which allows for shaft expansion. The Advantages of an Expansion Bearing Using an expansion bearing provides a number of benefits, [read more…]

Brand Spotlight: Conveyors, Incorporated

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Kurz Industrial Solutions is proud to support Conveyors, Incorporated (Conveyors, Inc.) as our primary source for material handling equipment. Kurz supports Conveyors, Inc. to bring you quality support, products, and the timely service that your business needs to succeed. About the Company Since its foundation in 1974, Conveyors, Inc. has produced customers in the United [read more…]