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Fear not! “Electrical Systems Maintenance for Dummies” now available

We’re all familiar with the “…for Dummies” how-to book series and now you can add electrical maintenance to the mix. John Wiley Publishing, has published “Electrical Systems Maintenance for Dummies” by Lynn Hamrick, PE, from Shermco Industries. The book could be a primer for any company, facility or industrial entity that needs to ensure that […]

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PTDA releases digital version of its Power Transmission Handbook

The Power Transmission Distributor Association’s (PTDA) Power Transmission Handbook eBook is now for sale in the PTDA Store. The content has been adapted from the recently released fifth edition of the Power Transmission Handbook, a highly regarded reference on power transmission motion control products and the processes where these products are used. The book has been […]

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PTDA Membership Directory is released

The Power Transmission Distributors Association (PTDA) has released its 2014 Membership Directory. The directory is a potentially valuable resource for connecting with the global power transmission/motion control (PT/MC) industry. PTDA member companies distribute and manufacture products including motors, bearings, gears, belts, drives, lubricants, and dozens of other industrial products.  Through the directory readers will find, phone, fax, address, […]

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Houghton International releases new literature on coils

Houghton International, a U.K. electromechanical engineering company in the repair and maintenance of rotating electrical machines has launched a range of literature including brochures for each of its three specialist divisions: high-voltage coils, rail, and electromechanical services.  The release reflects the company’s recently introduced branding with the brochures highlighting the product and services portfolio. New photos, […]

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Web Briefs, September EA

Our new, Blog-version of Web Briefs includes links to the websites/internet references we believe will be useful to persons in the electromechanical industries.  Previously listed in the magazine, these web briefs allow you to be one click away from your desired destination: Best Bolt Products, Inc.—www.bestbolt.com:  white papers on corrosion; how to match bolts and nuts; identifying […]

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Thomas & Betts releases brochure series on electrical issues

Thomas & Betts, a designer and manufacturer of electric power connection and transmission components with headquarters in Memphis, has published two series of electrical solution brochures as resources in responding to electrical power and service needs of various market environments. Both series have electronic versions available at http://www.tnb.com. Vertical Market brochures, a series of 15 […]

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Web Briefs, April EA

Our new, Blog-version of Web Briefs includes links to the websites/internet references we believe will be useful to persons in the electromechanical industries.  Previously listed in the magazine, these web briefs allow you to be one click away from your desired destination: Digital Book Index — http://www.digitalbookindex.org: historical electric motor books, to read on-line or download as […]

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NEMA publishes guide that addresses reducing power outages caused by severe weather

The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) has recently published Storm Reconstruction: Rebuild Smart to assist federal, state, and local policymakers with solutions to harden the nation’s electric grid, improve resilience to withstand and recover from severe weather, and improve energy efficiency. “Increasingly severe weather, most recently Superstorm Sandy, coupled with an aging and over stressed electrical infrastructure […]

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Web Briefs, February EA

Our new, Blog-version of Web Briefs includes links to the websites/internet references we believe will be useful to persons in the electromechanical industries.  Previously listed in the magazine, these web briefs allow you to be one click away from your desired destination: E&S Grounding Solutions—www.esgroundingsolutions.com: Explanations of “spheres of influence,” types of grounding electrodes, soil resistivity testing, […]

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ISA publishes book on advanced control for process industry

The International Society of Automation (ISA) has produced a new book that explains the concepts and terminology of advanced control, and highlights the advanced control tools and techniques most widely and effectively applied in the process industry today. Advanced Control Foundation: Tools, Techniques, and Applications by Terrence L. Blevins, Willy K. Wojsznis, and Mark Nixon […]

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