Alignment at Commercial Marine Expo – Providence RI – March 15-16, 2017

LUDECA and I&E Central will be exhibiting at the Commercial Marine Expo in Providence, RI this year. When: Wednesday, March 15, 2017, 10am – 4pm & Thursday, March 16, 2017, 10am – 3pm Where: Rhode Island Convention Center, 1 Sabin St, Providence, RI More information is available here LUDECA and I&E Central will be exhibiting […]

Major Laser Alignment Player
Brings in I&E Central

June 15, 2016 For Immediate Release: Contact: Bob Dunn (585-249-0179) (ROCHESTER, NY) Ludeca a well-known company in the reliability industry has appointed I&E Central as their solutions provider partner for a territory including NY, New England, and Eastern PA. “We are proud to have been selected to join this industry-leading team!,” shared I&E President, Bob […]

Using Motor Electrical Signature Analysis to Assess Pump Performance

A power generating facility was doing a performance study on some of their pumps. We were asked to come in and perform electrical signature analysis on a pump as a part of the assessment. The plant was performing a number of measurements including vibration, pressure, and flow, and wanted to include signature analysis in the […]

Case Study: Using the Dent ELITEpro to Measure and Document Energy Savings

This upgrade should save around $7,000 per year… Written by Bob Dunn, President of I&E Central See eBook below… I belong to a church where we recently did a major lighting upgrade.  Old fluorescent and incandescent lights were replaced with LED lighting.  It was a great opportunity to use the Dent ElitePro XC to monitor […]

Geometric Measurement of a Horizontal Boring Mill

Using the Easy Laser E940 (and related) systems, performing geometric measurement of your mills, lathes, and more is made fast and repeatable.  We recently completed documenting the geometry of a large Horizontal boring mill using the Easy-Laser E940 machine tool system. Documented measurements were required by the customer to satisfy their ISO quality program. This machine […]

Case Study: Automatic Lathe Alignment with Easy Laser

Lathe Alignment is a challenging task, requiring specialized equipment and knowledgeable personnel.  With the Easy Laser Alignment system, Lathe Alignment is made fast, easy and accurate.  Read below for a recent case study on a successful Lathe Alignment. In June 2015, I&E Central (along with a service partner) performed alignment on an automatic lathe similar to […]

Shim and Alignment Best Practices

There are many manufacturers of alignment shims. Chances are you use whatever shims you started with, and haven’t considered looking for something different. Not all shims and kits are created equal. The below will help you understand if you should be shopping around for a better product. See alignment systems, accu-sized shims, and in full […]

White Paper: Evaluating Motor Insulation Systems

Background The leading cause of electrical failure in motors is deterioration of the insulation system. In an electric motor, the conductors that make up the coils are individually coated with resin or varnish that keeps the current flowing through the winding as intended. There is also insulation which separates the windings from the motor core […]

Powerful New All-Test Pro 5 Motor Circuit Analyzer Has Just Been Released

Whether you’re making cheese, paper or electricity, chances are your critical processes rely on electric motors. Today, many companies rely on tools such as a meg-ohm-meter to troubleshoot or monitor the health of their motors, and test them before going into service. While insulation resistance is a useful measurement, it provides limited insight into motor […]