Author Archive | Chris Smith

Harmonic Distortion

Harmonic Distortion Explained

Variable Frequency Drives are becoming more and more popular in both heavy industry and in commercial applications as they provide both process improvements and potential for energy savings.  This statement is particularly true where the load is of a variable …

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Congratulations to Our First PLC Student!

First CCS PLC Maintenance Student

Congratulations to our first PLC student!

March 27, 2015; Victor John, an ENSCO electrician with the off-shore platform ‘Thunderhorse’ receives congratulations on his S7-300 PLC Maintenance certification from Cates Control Solutions, Webster, TX. He is joined by training instructor Chris …

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Over Greased Bearing Image

Bearing Greasing Intervals

Over Greased Bearing Image

Over greasing can choke the life out of your bearings.

Bearing re-greasing interval time is an issue which tends to be as much of an art as it is a science.

From the scientific end of the spectrum, greasing intervals …

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