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Troubleshooting Techniques for AC Induction Motors

By Jonathan Susser | July 14, 2020

Three-phase alternating current (AC) induction motors don’t last forever, and over time, they tend to experience common problems. Understanding the operating parameters and forces acting against a motor, conducting tests and making observations based on those parameters, and removing system[…]

Practical Solutions to Industrial Power Quality Issues

By Jonathan Susser | June 9, 2020

Power delivery is changing. New technologies, devices and loads are coming online, and utilities cannot always guarantee flawless electricity distribution to industrial facilities. This combination can lead to power quality issues — stemming from both sides of the electric meter[…]

Advanced Energy’s EASA Allied Membership

By Jonathan Susser | May 19, 2020

The Electrical Apparatus Service Association Inc. (EASA) is the leading international trade organization in electrical and mechanical equipment sales, service and repairs for motors, pumps, generators, drives and more. Each year, EASA’s international convention brings together service centers with motor and[…]

Life as an Advanced Energy Motors and Drives Co-op

By Jonathan Susser | May 7, 2020

This article was written by Charlie Phillips and Jacob Burleson, two co-ops in Advanced Energy’s motors and drives lab. As a college student, getting experience in the workforce can be a deciding factor in landing a job after graduating. Fortunately[…]

Interview with Hupp Electric Motors

By Jonathan Susser | March 17, 2020

Back in the year 2000, Hupp Electric Motors became the very first motor repair service center to join our Proven Efficiency Verification (PEV) program, and they have continually shown customer dedication through the products and services they offer. To celebrate[…]

AEDM Subsequent Verification

By Jonathan Susser | December 3, 2019

For over 20 years, Advanced Energy has provided motor testing and motor efficiency compliance services to motor manufacturers to help them achieve compliance with the Energy Policy and Conservation Act of 1975 (EPCA). The EPCA, as amended, established a federal[…]

Motor and Variable Frequency Drive Validation

By Jonathan Susser | August 14, 2019

Original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) use electric motors to drive the machinery they produce, which can range from hand-held kitchen appliances to large industrial production equipment. While some OEMs build their own motors or purchase motor parts for specific fitting into[…]