Evaluating Total Cost of Ownership of the Bluffton HydroDuty Encapsulated Stainless Steel...

Evaluating Total Cost of Ownership of the Bluffton HydroDuty Encapsulated Stainless Steel Washdown Motor

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Stainless motors used in food processing facilities are most likely classified as “Washdown Duty” by the motor manufacturer, but it is important to understand that the term “Washdown Duty” is not defined by any governing authority – so all washdown motors are certainly not created equal.

There are two main culprits responsible for the majority of electric motor failures: bearing failure and the winding going to ground.

So what critical design elements in a motor are needed to increase reliability and improve the overall value when analyzing total cost of ownership?

Read the full article on EmpoweringMotors.com.

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