The motor run capacitor is an essential component in HVAC systems, but all capacitors are not created equal. Using the wrong capacitor rating or a poor quality capacitor can adversely affect the operation of the motor, the compressor or an entire HVAC system.
On the surface, it may seem that gears are being “reduced” in quantity or size, which is partially true. When a rotary machine such as an engine or electric motor needs the output speed reduced and/or torque increased, gears are commonly used to accomplish the desired result.
Electric motors provide a fundamental need for both residential and commercial purposes. We all know they serve an important function in our everyday lives, but how do you know what electric motor is right for you?
Improper lubrication is among the leading causes of gearbox failure. Thus, it makes sense that proper lubrication plays a key role in achieving satisfactory performance and extending the life of gear (or speed) reducers. Let’s review some important points.