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Increasing Motor Reliability

Regularly Checking the Operating Temperature of Critical Motors Will Help Extend Their Life and Prevent Costly, Unexpected Shutdowns

  • February 2020
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Tom Bishop, P.E.
EASA Senior Technical Support Specialist

It’s a striking fact that operating a three-phase induction motor at just 10°C above its rated temperature can shorten its life by half. Whether your facility has thousands of motors or just a few, regularly checking the operating temperature of critical motors will help extend their life and prevent costly, unexpected shutdowns. This article will show you how to go about it.


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