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2323 Clear Lake City Blvd

Suite 180  Box 192

Houston, TX  77062

(P) 877-793-2002

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5630 Guhn Road

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Houston, TX  77040

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SERVICES

Our highly trained staff can assist you in :

With the vast experience gained through working with industrial distribution, OEMs, engineering firms, and end users, we have the experience to take you from the design stage to the procurement procedure to the installation and training stage to the maintenance follow-up. Now matter where your need fit in, we can help!

 

PT 101 & 102

Ask us about "hands-on" training for your maintenance personnel.

We can provide comprehensive programs for all your drives and power transmission requirements.

 

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Training

Start Up Assistance

Product Selection

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Ask us about our "Start-Up" services for your next drives purchase.

We also offer custom drives panels for your particular needs, custom designed just for your application.

Have you ever considered how to protect your drive investment?  Ask us about extended manufacturers warranties.

Need to design a drive system?

Having problems with a current drive system?  

We can help. Our experience personnel can  assist you in the designing and selection of the right product for your system.

We can cover from the driver to the driven equipment.

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Did you Know?

Contact symbols are used to indicate an "open" or "closed" path for electrical current flow. Contacts are shown as "Normally Open" (NO) or "Normally Closed" (NC). Contacts shown by this symbol require another device to actuate them.

Contacts are normally shown in the state that exists when the activating device is "de-energized". In this example, a relay is the actuating device. The relay contacts are shown as normally open when the relay is not energized. A complete electrical current path does not exist in this state and the light is off. Once the relay is energized and the circuit path is "closed", the light will be turned on.

 

Torque is determined by motor horsepower and speed. To find the torque of a given motor you need to know the horsepower of the motor and the speed of the motor. To calculate the torque in lb/feet, use the following formula: HP x 5250/ RPM. Thus, a 1HP, 1750 rpm motor develops 3 lb/feet of torque. At 900 rpm it would develop 6 lb/feet of torque.

Also, you can determine whether or not a motor is being "overloaded" by using a clamp type meter to measure the amp draw of the motor. A 1HP motor running on 460 volts will typically draw about 1.8 amps full load current. If the motor is drawing more current than that during normal operation, it is most likely under-powered. A move to a larger horsepower motor will help ensure longer, more trouble-free life for your equipment!

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