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June 2023 Electrical Apparatus

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Electrical Apparatus is the monthly magazine and virtual community for electromechanical professionals who design, specify, use, sell, operate, maintain and repair electrical equipment.

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In the June 2023 EA!

Electric Avenue

22 Learning by doing  

How Switch Lab is bringing together instructors and students to advance the craft of electric vehicle construction

By Carol Brzozowski, EA Contributing Writer

Conventions & Trade Shows 
28 The latest in electrical apparatus service and repair  

 The newest and best the industry has to o er will be on display at the 2023 convention of the Electrical Apparatus Service Association

By the Electrical Apparatus staff  

Service & Sales Companies
39 Energetic growth  

How EMS Industrial of Madison, Wis., has expanded by necessity

By Charlie Barks, EA Managing Editor 

Motors & Generators

45 A horsepower of a different color 

When and how to up-rate a motor’s horsepower without replacing the machine

By Chase Fell, EA Contributing Writer

More Than Accounting  

48 The new financial fraud

More sophisticated data networks have brought about more sophisticated methods of crime

By William H. Wiersema, CPA, EA Contributing Editor 


50 The new Master’s

UNC-Charlotte program of study offers a combined degree in Applied Energy and Electromechanical Engineering

By Charlie Barks, EA Managing Editor 

Pump It Up  

60 Big bucks for Big Water

The UN Water Action Agenda is likely to spur heavy spending on water infrastructure

By Kevin Jones, EA Senior Editor

The Editor's Comment -  There’s plenty to do as summer arrives   

Let's Solve Your Problem -  Answers to questions about motor maintenance and application 

Business -  A new facility for ABB, and GE Wolong enters an EV partnership

Associations- For some trade associations, June is a month for conventions

Know your industry - Enhancing the image of electrical apparatus dealer

EA reader profile  -  Up on the rear two wheels with Mark Zawadzki  

Calendar  - Upcoming events on safety, HVAC/R, and industrial maintenance  

Speaking of . . .  - Drought or no drought? The experts don’t agree  

Product showcase  - What’s new from Siemens, IBM, HVR MAG, and Seco

Plant happenings  -  New plants coming to Georgia, West Virginia, and Alabama

Utilities  -   ComEd bribery case raises important questions about utilities 

Names & faces  -   ‘ Personnel changes at Motion Industries and IPS 

Classified advertising  - Your monthly marketplace for equipment, businesses, and more

Deaths  -  James ‘Jim’ Clark, founder of Birclar Electric 

Cy’s Super Service  - The electrical service industry’s most prominent curmudgeon

EA puzzle  -  A word search puzzle about motor horsepower and re-rates  

Moe, Genny & friends - The surreal world of an anthropomorphized motor and generator

Direct & current  -  Creating jobs in Pennsylvania; students compete in solar projects

Advertising index  - Who’s who—and who’s where—in this issue of Electrical Apparatus


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