Last month, we talked about the cause of early LED driver and electronic ballast failure. You want to talk about low-level transients on branch circuits and internally generated transients? I’ve got you covered. We identified the problem. But now, let’s talk about fixing it. Extend the life of your LEDs Looking for a cost-effective way...Read More
Are you getting the necessary return on your LED lighting investment? Probably not. Today, industrial plants are facing increasing rates of high-bay LED lighting failures. Some are seeing failures in a few months, and most don’t make it two years. The estimated life expectancy of 100,000 hours isn’t happening. But why? You probably remember that...Read More
The back-up emergency generator market is booming. Folks are starting to understand that outages happen and are getting more and more costly. So, a generator that can handle critical loads for an extended time can be a great business investment. Just get a generator and you’re all set, right? Not quite. Generators often support critical...Read More
One of the world’s largest metal fabrication events is in Chicago this November. Fabtech offers four days of speakers and breakout sessions. But I haven’t seen any sessions about proactive maintenance and reliability – and I’m concerned. In an age when we depend so heavily on CNCs, PLCs, computer and electronic controls, and drive systems,...Read More
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