Diesel Engines

The information below is provided as representative of medium HP Diesel engines of four, six, and eight cylinders. Many other sizes and types are available and variations on four, six, and eight cylinder engines, such as in stroke, bore, and displacement—giving higher or lower HP ranges, may be obtained. Performance Curves are for maximum, rated, … Read more

Determining Power Factor

Where power is purchased, and is billed on a power factor basis, the installed power company meters will provide a means of determining overall plant power factor. This may be the average power factor for the billing period, usually a month, or the power factor at time of maximum kilowatt demand, or other values depending … Read more

Electric Motor Troubleshooting Chart

Motor Switches Motor starting switches have been developed for a wide variation of load requirements, and special switches are available for operation in damp or dust laden atmospheres with high efficiency. Local electrical codes should be carefully checked before final selection is made. Then the starting switch should be chosen to give the required overload and … Read more