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June 2008 (Complete Issue PDF)


Electric Motors: When is it Best to Repair, and When is it Best to Replace
The repair-versus-replace decision is quite complicated, depending upon variables such as rewind cost, severity of the failure, replacement motor purchase price and other factors.

Motor System Reliability Considerations for Cost-Effective Purchasing Decisions
OEMs can minimize the cost of ownership by using highly efficient motors and recognizing when unreliable motors are driving up the operating costs of their applications.

Motor Decisions Do Indeed Matter--Big Time!
CEE/NEMA repair-or-replace campaign saves energy, dollars and downtime.

Case Studies

Custom-Made Manufacturing
Sound business model increases opportunities for Misumi USA Inc.

Mold Machining Center Maintains Accuracy
Entrust enlists Advanced Machine & Engineering for 7-axis, 2-spindle performance.


Old Tricks for New Dogs (Product News)
The latest developments for wind turbines from Voith Wind rely on proven technologies.

Product News (Product News)
The complete product news section from the June 2008 issue of Power Transmission Engineering.

Oriental Motor Fair Covers Much More than the Basics (Events)
The question is whether or not a customer can save time and money using a step motor. It is followed by another on the differences between brush and brushless motors...

Rewind Seminar Jump Starts Motor, Generator Know-How (Events)
Calling on engineers and maintenance power plant personnel, industrial users of low- and medium-voltage motors and generators and motor repair shop staff...

Events (Events)
The complete events section from the June 2008 issue of Power Transmission Engineering, including the calendar of events.

Industry News (Industry News)
The complete industry news section from the June 2008 issue of Power Transmission Engineering.

180 Heads Are Better Than One (Power Play)
A classic case of collaboration behind the scenes at Cirque du Soleil.