Troubleshooting Electric Motor Issues

When an electric motor fails, replacement might not always be necessary. With some skilled troubleshooting, motors can often be repaired, sparing owners the sometimes-great expense of replacing it. Even if a failed motor is not repairable and requires replacement, it is important to determine the cause of failure to ensure that the new motor doesn’t succumb to the same issues. Motor issues can occur in fans, chilled water pumps, reheat hot water pumps, domestic water booster pumps, etc. Here are some common electric motor problems, symptoms and causes: Failure to start can sometimes be traced to something as simple as a tripped fuse or breaker, or to a failed power supply. Once these easi

The Miracle of Modern Day Plumbing

Plumbing as we know it today - potable water delivery, waste removal, and heating and cooling - is unquestionably one of modern civilization’s greatest achievements. Rudimentary plumbing has been discovered as far back as 2700 BC, where earthen pipes reinforced with asphalt were used in South Asia to transport water. Crete royalty were found to have had flushing toilets and running hot and cold water as early as 1700 BC. The ancient Romans are known for their public baths, aqueducts, lead piping, and wastewater removal systems, some of which are still in use today. In the 1,000 years that followed the fall of the Roman Empire, however, little to no progress was made. Waterborne diseases beca

Recent Posts
Follow Us
  • Facebook Basic Square
  • Twitter Basic Square
  • Google+ Basic Square

 1688 5th Street | Ewing, NJ  08638 | Tel: 609.921.1394 | Fax: 609.530.1437

Plumbing Lic. #7969 | HVAC Lic. #19HC00113011 | MBE Cert. #72727-21

© 2017 PJM Mechanical Contractors, Inc.  Website by: Classy Websites NJ/NYC

  • White Facebook Icon
  • White Instagram Icon
  • White YouTube Icon
  • White Twitter Icon