Citations with the tag: ELECTRIC motors
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- Horsepower of a different color.
Gould, R. // Hydraulics & Pneumatics (1996); Jan2000, Vol. 53 Issue 1, p59
Cites design rules for hydraulic power units for mobile equipment. Sizing an electric motor for a hydraulic power unit; Pump torque requirements; Electric motor torque signature; Torque behavior of engines.
- Brush up on brushless motors.
Cawley Jr., Bernard // Model Airplane News; Aug96, Vol. 124 Issue 8, p90
Features electric motors for model airplanes. Specifications; Tests.
- Webra Silverline .61.
Gierke, Dave // Model Airplane News; Aug96, Vol. 124 Issue 8, p98
Features an electric motor for model airplanes called Webra Silverline .61. Specifications; Construction; Break-in and performance. INSET: Arise 4-stroke muffler..
- Electrics are different.
Marshall, Larry // Model Airplane News; Jan98, Vol. 126 Issue 1, p120
Focuses on electrics in relation to airplanes and flying of electric airplanes. Comparison of electrical and gasoline engines; Reference to the flying time when using electrics in airplanes; Expense of electrics in relation to the flying of airplanes.
- Selecting a motor.
Marshall, Larry // Model Airplane News; Jul98, Vol. 126 Issue 7, p76
Suggests how to select an electric motor for the Hangar 9 Cub remote control model airplane. Factors to consider when choosing the motor; How mathematics can influences choosing a motor; Information on some electric devices available for model planes. INSET: Electrics in any size.
- Slow-flyin' wespe fun.
Randolph, Randy // Model Airplane News; Sep98, Vol. 126 Issue 9, p56
Presents information on the Wespe, an electric-powered airplane which was designed to fly slow. Weight of the plane; What is the plane's top speed; Information on when the slow-flight movement was started; Details on Clancy Aviation. INSET: Specifications.
- Engine-mount basics.
Wilson Jr., George // Model Airplane News; Mar99, Vol. 127 Issue 3, p76
Focuses on the use electric motor mounts for constructing airplane models. Descriptions of the different types; Isolation of the vibration caused by engine and propeller; Preference for the use of beam mounts with shear plates.
- Eclectic electric.
Gibbs, Jerry // Outdoor Life; May96, Vol. 197 Issue 5, p84
Presents information on selected electric motors. Minn Kota Riptide Auto Pilot; Minn Kota's Ex Extreme; Great White Lazer.
- Motor maintenance: Windings and insulation.
Benson, Jim // CEE News; Jul98, Vol. 50 Issue 8, p18
Discusses practical methods for inspecting and testing motor windings and insulation. Guidelines in opening a motor for repair; Testing equipment used.
- Big savings from electric motor efficiency.
Benson, Jim // Manufacturers' Monthly; Sep2003, p36
Focuses on saving from electric motor efficiency in manufacturing plants. Tips on selecting a motor; Maintenance of motors. INSET: BEHIND THE COVER.
- Slotless design yields high efficiency.
Jancsurak, Joe // Appliance Manufacturer; Oct95, Vol. 43 Issue 10, p24
Focuses on brushless direct current motors. Shortcomings of conventional motor designs that rely on slotted stators and laminations; Use of smooth and slotless winding-return paths; Neodyne Corp.'s selling of prototype motors based on inventor Emil Mihalko's technology.
- High-efficiency fan-motors for refrigerators.
Baker, Gerry N. // Appliance Manufacturer; May97, Vol. 45 Issue 5, p87
Introduces the application of brushless permanent magnet (BPM) motor to reduce electrical consummations of refrigerators. Features of BPM; Importance of the development of integral fan blades for improving the efficiency of BPM motor technology; Power factor of BPM condenser and evaporator; The...
- Conference details motor manufacturing advances.
Jancsurak, Joe // Appliance Manufacturer; Jul98, Vol. 46 Issue 7, p34
Focuses on topics discussed at the second biennial Motor Manufacturing Conference held in Dayton, Ohio on May 1998. Presence of 150 motors engineers and managers in the seminar program; Identification of employees' training as lubricants for continuous improvement; Definition of customer...
- Induction motors.
Jancsurak, Joe // Design Engineering; May96, p11
Focuses on the development of a new steel to improve the performance of a range of induction motors by more than three percent. Description; Permeability.
- Cleaning a path for SR drives.
WILSON, DAVE // Design Engineering; Dec98, p41
Discusses switched reluctance (SR) motor technology. Components of SR drives; Basis of the techniques in designing an SR drive; Future applications of SR drives.
- ABB wins on efficiency.
WILSON, DAVE // Design Engineering; Apr99, p13
Reports that ABB Motors won the International Energy Agency's 1999 Hi-Motors Competition for its highly efficient electric motors.
- Got a new motor.
WILSON, DAVE // Design Engineering; Jul2001, p15
Focuses on a motor called Motorformer from British company ABB. Advantages of a motor that can be connected directly to high-voltage grid transformers; Features of Motorformer's stator; Problems associated with starting an electric motor for a heavy-duty application; Benefits of a high voltage...
- WEG's efficient motors live long and prosper too.
WILSON, DAVE // Design Engineering; Jul2002, p22
Introduces the W21 electric motor from WEG. Features; Applicability; Availability.
- AEG eff1 motors.
WILSON, DAVE // Design Engineering; Jul2002, p22
Introduces AMHE eff1 motor to reduce carbon dioxide emissions from AEG.
- Rightsize your electric motors.
Bishop, Thomas P. // Motion System Hydraulics & Pneumatics; May2003, Vol. 56 Issue 5, p41
Provides strategies on how to match the type of electric motor with hydraulic pump. Ensurance of pump motor operation at peak continuous load; Calculation of the actual load required; Documentation of the nameplate current.
- Motor management.
Zimmerman, Steve // Pit & Quarry; May97, Vol. 89 Issue 11, p40
Offers advice on the management of electrical motors. Causes of motor failure; Advances in motor management technology; Factors to consider in determining the right level of management for a particular application.
Zimmerman, Steve // Energy User News; Jun98, Vol. 23 Issue 6, p32
Presents a listing of manufacturers of electric motors. Names of these manufacturers; Technical specifications of the motors; Features of these motors.
- The case for solar-powered ELECTRIC Tractors.
Zimmerman, Steve // Mother Earth News; Apr/May2002, Issue 191, p106
Focuses on the advantages of solar-powered electric tractors in the U.S. Efficiency of electric motors; Elimination of internal combustion engine, transmission and differential; Inclusion of separate power-take-off motor.
- Induction motor...
Zimmerman, Steve // Power; Jul95, Vol. 139 Issue 7, p64
Features the induction motor for constant speed applications from ABB Industrial Systems Inc.
- Electric motors provide pump power.
Childs, C. // Hydraulics & Pneumatics (1996); Aug98, Vol. 51 Issue 8, p53
States that a hydraulic power unit can have the best pump for the application, but if you do not specify the right motor, your design could be ineffective. Problems that arise when specifying an electric motor to drive a hydraulic pump; What should be considered when selecting these motors;...
- Salt shaker.
Rudow, Lenny; Craig, Jeanne // Boating; Jan1997, Vol. 70 Issue 1, p92
Evaluates the Minn Kota Riptide electric motor. Double neoprene sealing of the motor; Epoxy resin coating on electrical and metal parts; Power performance; Speed settings; Features composite shaft and weedless propellers; Price; Contact information.
- 'Forward to the Past' with SR Technology.
Bartos, Frank J. // Control Engineering; Nov99, Vol. 46 Issue 11, p66
Discusses the emergence of switched-reluctance (SR) technology for electric motors. Advantages of the technology; Timeliness of the technology for various applications; Outlook for industrial applications; Cost-effectiveness with alternative solutions. INSET: Less 'reluctance' to apply SR in...
- Brushless DC Motors.
Bartos, Frank J. // Air Conditioning Heating & Refrigeration News; 7/16/2012, Vol. 246 Issue 11, p8
The article offers brief information on the Intelligent Brushless Direct Current (iBDLC) motor from Dunkermotor.
- Motors spin on plastic.
Babyak, Richard J. // Appliance Manufacturer; May93, Vol. 41 Issue 5, p36
Discusses a series of subfractional horsepower motors that relies on engineering polymers from DuPont in Wilmington, Delaware for years of maintenance-free service. Electric Motors & Specialties (EM&S) in Garrett, Indiana, as manufacturer; Materials used; Features; Advantages; Moldings.
- In the Interest of Science.
Nicholson, Darrell // Practical Sailor; Sep2008, Vol. 34 Issue 9, p2
The article discusses various reports published within the issue, including electric propulsion.
- Don't let EPACT catch you by surprise.
Calvert, Gerald // Appliance Manufacturer; Jun97, Vol. 45 Issue 6, p104
Assesses United States reintroduction of improved efficiency electric motors as a result of first Arab oil embargo in 1970s. Goal to minimize dependency on foreign oil; Role of National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA); Public law 104-486 coverage; Types of motors included in the law;...
- A New Look at Motor Protection.
Valvoda, Frank R. // Consulting-Specifying Engineer; Jun2000, Vol. 27 Issue 6, p22
Focuses on the importance of the 1999 National Electrical Code in sizing branch circuits and feeders in the United States. Organization of code data for practical designs; Possibility of motor windings damage due to non-installation of a normal start option; Details of motor feeder...
- Back to motor basics.
Simon, Neil // Air Conditioning Heating & Refrigeration News; 06/02/97, Vol. 201 Issue 5, p14
Talks about the basics of electric motors and the fundamental principles on which all motors perform. Basic principle of electromagnetism; Reverse polarity; Motor operation.
- Open-drive chillers offer many advantages.
Schmitt, Robert W. // Air Conditioning Heating & Refrigeration News; 05/17/99, Vol. 207 Issue 3, p12
Editorial. Comments on the benefits of open-drive chillers than the traditional air conditioning systems. Average life of open motors; Open motor-compressor alignment; Leakage in any chiller at pipe and screw-thread connections; Generation of ambient heat than hermetic chillers.
- Items to consider when buying a motor.
Schmitt, Robert W. // Air Conditioning Heating & Refrigeration News; 10/04/99, Vol. 208 Issue 5, p9
Discusses several factors to consider when buying or replacing electric motors. Percentage of high-efficiency motors sold in the market; Minimum efficiency levels required for motors manufactured in Canada and the United States; Motor classification. INSET: Did you know....
- Energy-saving tips for small motors.
Schmitt, Robert W. // Air Conditioning Heating & Refrigeration News; 10/04/99, Vol. 208 Issue 5, p18
Cites several ways to reduce motor-related energy expenses. Installing efficient motors; Downsizing oversized motors; Installing variable-speed drives; Adhering to proper maintenance schedule; Using modern motor-selection tools.
- Some rules before ranting at motors.
Parnell, Patrick // Refrigeration Service & Contracting; Feb97, Vol. 65 Issue 2, p56
Discusses certain rules that apply to electric motors' warranty. Period of warranty for new motors; Manufacturer's responsibility for removal and incidental expenses in shipping the motor.
- Electric Power Tips.
Parnell, Patrick // Boating World; Jan2011, Vol. 32 Issue 1, p20
The article offers tips for recreational boaters on using electric motors for their boats.
- Best of both worlds.
Parnell, Patrick // Works Management; Mar2013, Vol. 66 Issue 3, p38
The article evaluates the synchronous reluctance electric motor-drive package from ABB, which implemented by South Staffs Water to succeed its existing motor-based, variable-speed drive.
Parnell, Patrick // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009); 2009, Issue 21, p2356
An encyclopedia entry for "transformer," which refers to a stationary induction apparatus to change electrical energy at one voltage and current to electrical energy at another voltage and current through the medium of magnetic energy, in the absence of mechanical motion, is presented.
- Electrical Troubleshooting Quiz.
Parnell, Patrick // Electrical Construction & Maintenance Exclusive Insight; 5/29/2012, p6
A quiz about electrical troubleshooting of an interlocked vertical section motor and anti-pile-up motor from a "dip-and-bake" operation plant is presented.
- Charge of the lightbulb brigade.
Saunders, Andy // Cycle World; Apr98, Vol. 37 Issue 4, p27
Features Sebastopol, California-based Electric Motorbike Co.'s Lectra electric motorbike. Life expectancy of the battery; Charging time of the onboard charger; Experience riding the Lectra.
- Motor Energy Efficiency Really Matters.
Saunders, Andy // New Equipment Digest; May2001, Vol. 66 Issue 5, p15
Focuses on the importance of energy efficiency on electric motors in the United States. Problems in energy delivery; Reduction in industrial motor energy use; Benefits of premium efficient motors from a cost standpoint.
- Replacing motors the right way.
Company, A.O. Smith Elec // Air Conditioning Heating & Refrigeration News; 3/1/93, Vol. 188 Issue 9, p5
Lists do's and don't's as an aid to technicians when replacing electric motors. Points to remember about motor mechanical interchangeability.
- Increasing starting current in AC squirrel cage induction motors.
Bonnett, Austin H. // Air Conditioning Heating & Refrigeration News; 3/1/93, Vol. 188 Issue 9, p14
Illustrates possible revisions for existing standards for motor starting current requirements provided by the NEMA and the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC). Advantages of Design A and Design B motors; Speed-torque aspect; Transient current; Circuit reaction to resistance ratio;...
- Diodes Allow Two-Wire Control Of Limit-Switched Motor.
Scrupski, Steve // Electronic Design; 05/29/2000, Vol. 48 Issue 11, p56
Focuses on use of diodes for a two-wire control of limit-switched motor. Control of a direct current permanent-magnet motor in a system; Use of a hot wire and a common ground.
- Cool operator.
Scrupski, Steve // Design News; 5/4/98, Vol. 54 Issue 9, p58
Focuses on the electrohydraulic actuator from Rolf Truninger, Truninger Ag industries. Details on the hydraulic flow; Features of the transistors; Information on the linear characteristics.
- LEAN BURN lives!
Lewis, John // Design News; 10/1/2001, Vol. 57 Issue 19, p78
Discusses the development of an automobile ignition system based on the 42V electrical engine technology. Principle behind the ignition system; Purpose and advantages of the system; Challenges to its implementation.
- Choose the right motor for intermittent duty.
Auchstetter, Terry // Design News; 6/27/94, Vol. 50 Issue 12, p86
Provides a way of optimizing the selection of permanent magnet direct current (DC) motors used in intermittent-load applications. Limitations of the method; Contact information.
- How to match servo amplifiers to brushless dc servo motors.
Auchstetter, Terry // Design News; 1/6/97, Vol. 53 Issue 1, p86
Presents considerations that will help match a servo amplifier with a particular brushless direct current (DC) motor. Includes the need for amplifier to produce a square wave current for brushless DC motor; Selection of a motor using the applications' load and speed requirements.