Understand AC induction motor vibration
Use these guidelines to diagnose mechanical and electrical problems
Squirrel cage, 3-phase AC induction motors are the most common
prime movers in the process industries. This is chiefly because
of their generally low cost, reasonable size, ruggedness, low
maintenance and easily available
power supply. Being very reliable, these drives are often given
less importance in machinery management programs (MMP), and
sometimes developing malfunctions are ignored. The fact is that
electric motors can fail in the same manner as many other types
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