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Proud to Support Local Technical Schools

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Proud to Support Local Technical Schools Earlier this year, Kurz was delighted to donate motors to Chippewa Valley Technical College in Eau Claire, Wisconsin. The motors are being used for their Electrical Apprenticeship Program and help provide students with hands-on training. Supporting trade-work training programs is very important to our region, and important to us at Kurz too. Thank you to all the [read more…]

Why use helical gear reducers?

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Traditionally worm gear reducers have been used in industry due to their inexpensive initial cost, frequently arriving on lower horsepower OEM equipment such as conveyors. Due to the sliding surfaces of the worm and the gear which creates heat & wear, efficiencies suffer, especially in higher ratios. An option to consider is helical gear reducers. [read more…]

Tachometer Issues?

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Kurz can install AVTRON Tachometers on your AC & DC Motor Repairs and New Motors!!   Kurz Industrial Solutions has had a LONG partnership with Avtron Tachometers.  This partnership has made Kurz a specialist in any of your tachometer and encoder needs and issues. Kurz can: performed Installed Base Evaluations, conduct Avtron learning seminars, or [read more…]

Solution for the Food Industry

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Food processing is extremely important to Wisconsin, and Kurz Industrial Solutions takes their role as a supplier to this industry very seriously. As a mechanical product specialist with Kurz, I experienced a customer having issues with stainless steel bearings being used on a conveyor system where the setscrews were causing the inner race to crack [read more…]

IEEE841 Motors

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An IEEE841 motor is a Severe Duty motor that is built per standards set forth by IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. Kurz Industrial Solutions stocks most ratings from 5HP to 250HP, in 3600, 1800 and 1200RPM. Some of the features that these motors are required to meet or exceed to get the IEEE841 rating are: [read more…]

24-7 Service

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What does it really mean and who can provide it for customer satisfaction?   Many suppliers and vendors can supply products and services, but who will set themselves apart from the competition after the sale, or if problems arise down the road, or you need that motor after hours?   Most electrical and mechanical equipment do not [read more…]

Predictive Maintenance

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You have two guys waiting in your office to talk with you.  You just received a call from a vendor and now you are getting paged because one of your machines just went down.  Sound familiar?  In today’s manufacturing environment, maintenance managers and supervisors are trying to do more with less and keep their plants [read more…]