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Category: Industrial Solutions

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…]

Wind Turbines and Heat: Striking a Balance During Operations

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The graceful turns of a wind turbine aren’t often associated with heat or friction. They appear like birds on the horizon. From an engineer’s perspective, however, there’s always a concern about overheating. The blades rotate at incredible speeds, which are funneled into internal components that ultimately provide sustainable energy to local businesses and residents. It [read more…]