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What is an AC Motor and How Did It Come About?

The story of the AC motor goes back over 190 years.  For a quick overview of what an AC motor is, where it came from, and the most common types that are used in industrial applications check out our blog article here.

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Is Your Electric Motor Repair Service Available 7x24x365?

If they are like most electric motor repair vendors the answer is no. 

Which is why Red Stick Armature Works is the first choice among companies who understand that lost operating time equals lost revenue and profits.  Learn more in our blog post.

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Eight Common Causes of Premature Electric Motor Failure

Electric motors provide the majority of current consumed in U.S. manufacturing plants, and extending their economic useful life beyond their normal ranges requires paying close attention to some of the most common factors that can cause them to fail.  These factors include everything from overloads, imbalances, and misalignments to vibrations and environmental issues. In this blog post we take a closer look at eight of the most common types of electrical engine failures that you should be on the lookout for in your facility.