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AEGIS® Bearing Protection Standard on Baldor-Reliance® Food Safe Stainless Steel Motors
Electrical Equipment & Systems

AEGIS® Bearing Protection Standard on Baldor-Reliance® Food Safe Stainless Steel Motors

Mechanic Falls, ME -- AEGIS® Shaft Grounding Rings have been made standard equipment on the Baldor-Reliance® Food Safe line of motors. The addition of the internal shaft grounding ring provides increased motor reliability and stops early bearing failure from EDM. The Baldor Food Safe line consists of 25 models with horsepower ratings from ½ HP up to 10 HP. They are ideal for food processing,...

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Trane Supply Now Carries Aegis® Bearing Protection Rings for NEMA Frame Motors in Stores Nationwide
Electrical Equipment & Systems

Trane Supply Now Carries Aegis® Bearing Protection Rings for NEMA Frame Motors in Stores Nationwide

MECHANIC FALLS, ME - Trane Supply now offers AEGIS® Bearing Protection Rings through its nationwide network of Service Centers. AEGIS® universal shaft grounding ring kits (AEGIS® uKITs) are designed to be installed on virtually any brand motor and fit the usable shaft diameter for easy selection and installation by motor frame size. Proven in over 2 million installations worldwide, AEGIS®...

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Digital Oscilloscope tests VFD-controlled motors.
Electrical Equipment & Systems

Digital Oscilloscope tests VFD-controlled motors.

Designed to check in-service motors for damaging VFD-induced shaft voltages, AEGIS-® Shaft Voltage Tester™ Digital Oscilloscope comes with conductive microfiber tipped probe, probe holder with magnetic base, and carrying case. Two-channel, 100 MHz oscilloscope features 5.7 in. color TFT LCD, multi-language user interface, and 5-hr rechargeable/replaceable lithium-ion battery pack. Capable of...

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Mounting Brackets simplify shaft grounding ring installation.
Mounting & Attaching Products

Mounting Brackets simplify shaft grounding ring installation.

Available for motor shafts to 30 in. dia, Universal Mounting Brackets accelerate and facilitate installation of AEGIS-® iPRO, AEGIS-® iPRO-MR, and AEGIS-® WTG Bearing Protection Rings on large motors. Brackets attach to iPRO or WTG Rings with screws, while slotted legs, used for mounting to motor, accommodate bolt circles from 2.64–7.79 in. dia. Also included are standoff spacers (-½, 1,...

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Shaft Grounding/Monitoring Ring serves critical applications.
Communication Systems & Equipment

Shaft Grounding/Monitoring Ring serves critical applications.

Featuring real-time functionality, AEGIS-® iPRO-MR combines shaft voltage bearing protection with continuous monitoring of shaft voltage levels from- remote location. Assembly features 8 rows of conductive microfiber: 6- provide bearing protection, while 2 isolated rows allow for voltage monitoring. Combined shaft grounding ring and- shaft monitoring ring promotes uptime and reliability of...

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New Kit Measures Motor Shaft Voltage to Determine Vulnerability of VFD-Controlled Motors
Communication Systems & Equipment

New Kit Measures Motor Shaft Voltage to Determine Vulnerability of VFD-Controlled Motors

MECHANIC FALLS, ME - Whether they drive the fans and pumps of commercial HVAC systems or the conveyors of industrial production lines, motors controlled by variable frequency drives (VFDs) are vulnerable to electrical bearing damage. A savvy specifier will choose new motors that are already equipped with shaft grounding rings, but for retrofits the new AEGIS(TM) Shaft Voltage Test Kit makes it...

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Grounding Ring protects motors against electrical damage.
Communication Systems & Equipment

Grounding Ring protects motors against electrical damage.

AEGIS(TM) SGR Bearing Protection Ring prevents electrical fluting damage in bearing, bearing noise, and downtime by safely channeling VFD-induced bearing currents to ground. AEGIS(TM) Universal Mounting Kit (U-Kit) includes AEGIS grounding ring and mounting hardware for most motor designs. Ordered based on NEMA u shaft diameter, kit contains the correct size ring for motor and 4 styles of...

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Company News

Get 1 Professional Development Hour

The next AEGIS training webinar,  Electrical Bearing Protection Best Practices  will be on Wednesday, 9/14/22, at 11:00 am EDT (15:00 GMT). Attendees will learn when shaft grounding and insulated bearings are needed in inverter-fed motor applications, as well as how to test for the shaft voltage that shaft grounding rings dissipate. This training is worth one PDH or NCEES Consulting...

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Shaft Ground in Class I Division 2 Areas

The next AEGIS webinar, Shaft Grounding in Hazardous (Classified) Environments will be on Wednesday, August 24th, at 11 am ET. Attendees will learn about how recent changes to the US and Canadian electrical codes allow the possibility of using shaft grounding in/on non-explosion proof motors in Class I Division 2 areas. This webinar includes: The problem of shaft voltage discharge...

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AEGIS Shaft Grounding Rings in Nidec US Motors

Don't Miss This In Depth Look At Nidec U.S. MOTORS Using Shaft Grounding... The next AEGIS webinar, AEGIS Shaft Grounding Rings in Nidec US Motors will be Tomorrow, July 27th, at 12pm ET. Attendees will learn about how and why Nidec uses shaft grounding in its U.S. MOTORS line to mitigate damage that can be caused by variable frequency drives. We invite you to join the...

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What you Need to Know About Nidec U.S. Motors...

The next AEGIS webinar, AEGIS Shaft Grounding Rings in Nidec US Motors will be on Wednesday, July 27th, at 12pm ET. Attendees will learn about how and why Nidec uses shaft grounding in its U.S. MOTORS line to mitigate damage that can be caused by variable frequency drives. We invite you to join the discussion with our own Ken Wegrzyn. This webinar includes: Electrical bearing damage...

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AEGIS® Bearing Protection Standard on Baldor-Reliance® Food Safe Stainless Steel Motors
Electrical Equipment & Systems

AEGIS® Bearing Protection Standard on Baldor-Reliance® Food Safe Stainless Steel Motors

Mechanic Falls, ME -- AEGIS® Shaft Grounding Rings have been made standard equipment on the Baldor-Reliance® Food Safe line of motors. The addition of the internal shaft grounding ring provides increased motor reliability and stops early bearing failure from EDM. The Baldor Food Safe line consists of 25 models with horsepower ratings from ½ HP up to 10 HP. They are ideal for food processing,...

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Company News

Bearing Failures - Identification & Remediation: A Webinar Worth One Professional Development Hour/CPC Credit

We are excited to announce our next webinar, Bearing Failure Identification & Remediation, presented by Bud Frabell from Midpoint Bearing. Bud is the author of the popular Bud's Take blog, on all things bearing. On October 27th at 11:00 EDT/15:00 GMT, Bud will go through the most common modes of bearing failure. This training is worth one PDH, and we hope you will join us. If this session...

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Company News

Electrical Bearing Protection Best Practices: A Webinar Worth One Professional Development Hour/CPC Credit

The next AEGIS training session on protecting motor bearings from electrical damage will be on Tuesday, June 22nd, at 11:00 am Eastern (15:00 GMT). This training is worth one PDH. You can sign up here. If this session doesn't work for you, you can see what else we currently have scheduled at est-aegis.com/training. For licensed engineers: Electro Static Technology is a listed provider to...

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Electro Static Technology Appoints Matthew Laufik as Global Sales Manager

MECHANIC FALLS, ME — Electro Static Technology, the manufacturer of AEGIS® Shaft Grounding Rings, has appointed Matthew Laufik as Global Sales Manager. In this new role, Mr. Laufik will be responsible for the sales of AEGIS® products to motor repair shops, end users, and motor manufacturers worldwide through the company’s international sales organizations and distribution network. He will...

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Trane Supply Now Carries Aegis® Bearing Protection Rings for NEMA Frame Motors in Stores Nationwide
Electrical Equipment & Systems

Trane Supply Now Carries Aegis® Bearing Protection Rings for NEMA Frame Motors in Stores Nationwide

MECHANIC FALLS, ME - Trane Supply now offers AEGIS® Bearing Protection Rings through its nationwide network of Service Centers. AEGIS® universal shaft grounding ring kits (AEGIS® uKITs) are designed to be installed on virtually any brand motor and fit the usable shaft diameter for easy selection and installation by motor frame size. Proven in over 2 million installations worldwide, AEGIS®...

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