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High Proof Shaft Grounding: AEGIS Rings in an Ethanol Plant

 This blogpost is adapted from a story published at ChemicalProcessing.comIn early 2017, at Red Trail Energy’s ethanol plant in North Dakota, several large motors’ ball bearings were...

Electrical Bearing Protection Q&A Part 10

 Q1.  How do I implement a plantwide program to adopt AEGIS shaft grounding on all of our VFD-fed motors?A1.  We run into that every...

Electrical Bearing Protection Q&A – Part 4

 Part 4 in a series of questions and answers from our Q&A webinars.Q1:  Is the grounding of the motor important, and if so, what kind...

Electrical Bearing Protection Q&A – Part 3

 Q:  If you use insulated bearings without an SGR, where will the current from the shaft go?A:  First off, there are two levels of...

Electrical Bearing Protection Q&A – Part 2

 Part 2 in a series of questions and answers from our Q&A webinars.Q:  Where can I purchase AEGIS rings, and how long does it...

Electrical Bearing Protection Q&A – Part 1

 AEGIS has been presenting regular training webinars on preventing electrical bearing damage about two years now.  Recently begun hosting question and answer sessions as...

Electrical Bearing Protection Best Practices – Webinar on April 23

  A Webinar worth one Professional Development Hour/CPC Credit Electro Static Technology, manufacturer of the AEGIS® Shaft Grounding Ring, usually puts on one general admission webinar per...

Electrical Bearing Protection Best Practices – Webinar on March 9th

  A Webinar worth one Professional Development Hour/CPC Credit Electro Static Technology (manufacturer of the AEGIS® Shaft Grounding Ring) has another training session coming up on best practices for...

Protecting Motor Bearings from Electrical Damage – Webinar on February 14th

Electrical Bearing Protection Best Practices Electro Static Technology (manufacturer of the AEGIS® Shaft Grounding Ring) has another training session coming up on best practices for protecting motor bearings...

Pumping Systems on VFD Need Bearing Protection

 In most pump applications, it is not always necessary to run the pump at full speed.  Flow rate has traditionally been decreased with flow...