Maintenance

On-Demand Monitoring: Cost-effective Alternatives to Online Monitoring

The Uptime Conundrum Continually increasing demand for production uptime (and consequent decrease in available system outages for maintenance) continues to […]

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3 Avoidable Electric Motor Issues

The following article was previously published by Utilities Tech Outlook. Read the original article here. Electric motor owners often ask how […]

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The Right Way to Sample a Transformer

Transformer sampling is one of the cheapest and easiest ways to determine what is going on in our transformers, but […]

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Everything You Need to Know About Vibration Analysis

Vibration analysis is an essential maintenance process for electric motors today. This article breaks down everything you need to know […]

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6 Top Motor Preventative Maintenance Procedures

At Southwest Electric Co, we know how important electric motor preventative maintenance is when it comes to increasing the life […]

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Your Electrical Distribution System Checklist

Industry retirements and maintenance department budget cuts often result in lost knowledge and documentation gaps that can be difficult to […]

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How to Determine Transformer Criticality

Determining transformer criticality is an important step towards turning your existing maintenance plan (or lack of) into a reliability-centered maintenance […]

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4 Common AC Motor Issues

Electrical AC motor issues can arise from a variety of causes and, if ignored, may result in equipment inefficiency or […]

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5 Electrical Distribution System Mapping Methods

The electrical distribution system is often taken for granted until the lights are off and production has ground to a […]

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Top 5 Switchgear Preventative Maintenance Must-do’s

If your facility’s priorities involve safety, extending equipment life, or meeting a budget, mastering switchgear preventative maintenance is essential to […]

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