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Kurz Acquires Schneider Electric Motors

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Kurz Industrial Solutions headquartered in Neenah, WI, with locations in Eau Claire, WI and New Berlin, WI has acquired Schneider Electric Motors Inc. in Menomonie, WI.  Schneider Electric has been in business serving customers in several different industries in Western Wisconsin for over 40 years.  Schneider’s focus on providing valued solutions to its customers matches well [read more…]

Kurz DC Motor Inspections

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Our on-site services same time and money. Here’s what you get with a Kurz on-site DC motor inspection. Physical inspections of DC motors as detailed on report provided by Kurz. Check brush spring tension and brush length. Check commutator condition/color, blow out carbon dust – away from commuter. Clean all motor windows. Inspect brushes for [read more…]

How to Test a Transformer

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Transformers are everywhere in today’s modern world. From powering your car speakers to an entire neighborhood, transformers are a wonder of the electrical industry. For professionals who work on these components, understanding troubleshooting techniques is paramount. Learn how to test a transformer by implementing a few strategies. A reliable, electrical circuit is the result of [read more…]

Fun Facts About Wind Turbines

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Most people view soaring wind turbines as extremely visible examples of modern technology and human ingenuity, but these amazing machines are actually closely related to windmills that were used to crush grain and pump water thousands of years ago. While a Bronze Age windmill and a modern wind turbine may share the same basic DNA, [read more…]

How to Calculate Torque From RPM

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In the wind industry, moving parts are the hallmark of a well-oiled machine. Turbines should always have their blades rotating, which equates to electricity generation. These moving parts aren’t all made from a single material, however. Each part connects into the adjacent one. It’s necessary to use couplings throughout a turbine’s design. Elastomeric couplings are [read more…]