A look at the two principal motor testing methods: de-energized and energized

A look at the two principal motor testing methods: de-energized and energized

Every industrial facility has motors. They may range in horsepower, age, OEM, and criticality, but they’re still the most common asset facing maintenance and reliability (M&R) teams. According to the Electric Power Research Institute, improving motor maintenance can improve operational efficiency by up to 15%. In a webinar he gave for Fluke Reliability in February…

What is soft foot and why is it so damaging to machinery?
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What is soft foot and why is it so damaging to machinery?

Roughly two-thirds of all rotating machinery have a condition called “soft foot” that contributes to premature asset failure. But most facilities rarely, if ever, check for it. The preponderance of this machinery ailment and the mystique around it prompted Ryan Best, Technical Sales Representative at the PRUFTECHNIK unit of Fluke, to present a webinar titled,…