PowerSeal™ Premium Rewind Improves Motor Reliability

THE CHALLENGE A Midwest coal-fired power plant motor experienced a winding failure caused by high thermal stress from a bearing failure. To prevent future winding failures, the stator was rewound with IPS’s PowerSeal premium electrical insulation system. After three years, the motor experienced damage to both bearings. IPS performed a root cause failure analysis and […]

IPS Distribution’s Single-Source Capabilities Save Thousands in Downtime Costs

THE CHALLENGE A chemical company experienced a premature failure on a critical compressor motor application. The failed motor was costing the customer $150,000 in downtime, and it would take ten days on full overtime to repair and have it returned to the facility. The lost production would cost the customer $1,500,000. THE SOLUTION To avoid […]

Asset Storage and Maintenance Management Protects Investments

Asset Storage and Maintenance Management Protects Investments THE CHALLENGE For ten years, a petrochemical customer was storing a critical spare motor onsite at their facility; during that time, the motor was never maintained to ensure proper operation. When the customer experienced motor failure on a critical application, they pulled the spare motor out of storage […]