August 2019 Electrical Apparatus

August 2019 Electrical Apparatus

Water Technology

  • Where the water pros meet: Next month’s Weftec conference at Chicago’s McCormick Place will be a confluence of water professionals By Charlie Barks, EA Assistant Editor
  • In search of pure water: Improvements in removing the salt from seawater are making desalination more viable By Bill O’Leary, EA Managing Editor
Electrical Service Companies

  • Entering a new phase: By buying a shop that services and sells single-phase motors, Electric Motor Technologies of Cincinnati is building on recent growth By Kevin Jones, EA senior editor

  • Made in America: the rise and fall of factory towns –  A community’s recovery from the loss of a manufacturing plant is never simple, but new strategies may ease the task 4By David Miller, EA Special Correspondent
  • The decline of the manufacturing union job: Manufacturing jobs are coming back, but their adjacent unions are disappearing By Selena Cotte, EA Associate Editor
Motor Performance

  • What goes up . . . must stop sometime: They call it ‘asymptote’—the principle that all good things, including increases in motor efficiency, must come to an end With trilingual summary By Richard L. Nailen, EA Engineering Editor
More Than Accounting

  • The financial side of selling a business: Without taking the proper measures, sellers can be blindsided by technical issues that can threaten the sale itself By William H. Wiersema, CPA, EA Contributing Editor
Conventions & Trade Shows

  • Viva La EASA! New technology, especially the IIoT, figured prominently at this year’s convention of the Electrical Apparatus Service Association By Selena Cotte, EA Associate Editor
  • EVs and EV batteries in the spotlight: A preview of next month’s Electric & Hybrid Vehicle Technology Expo/Battery Show in suburban Detroit By Matt Raebel, EA Contributor
Electrical Manager

  • Goodbye silo, hello network! Businesses are becoming less vertical and more open in organizational structure. Are you ready for the change? By Bill O’Leary, EA Managing Editor
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Departments and Columns

The editor’s comment There’s always something new in the water and motor industries – Kevin Jones 
Let’s solve your problem Answers to questions about water resistance, life extension, and more
Letters More about electric vehicle battery recycling
Associations, societies & government activities Water, water associations everywhere By Kevin Jones
Standards Is a withdrawn standard still useful? By Richard Nailen 
Utilities When water and electricity do mix By Kevin Jones 
Calendar Upcoming events about EVs, coil winding, pumps, and water By Selena Cotte
Pumps Are you and your pumps primed for hurricane season? By Kevin Jones 
Business The commercial water treatment business is booming Kevin Jones  
EA reader profile John Hanifin of Pumpman Phoenix Electric Motor and Machine RepairBy Selena Cotte
Know your industry About the Submersible Wastewater Pump Association By Matt Raebel 
OEMs on the move Ice cream in Denver, helicopter plant stays open, new EV battery factory By Selena Cotte 
Names & faces Changes at ABB, Seepex, Omron, and EarthRenew By Selena Cotte
Renewables Hydroelectric plants struggle in volatile climate By Matt Raebel
New books The basics of electric machines explained Reviewed by Richard Nailen
Speaking of . . . Electric vehicles (of another kind) By Selena Cotte 
Training & education UNLV prepares for a biennial solar decathlon By Selena Cotte
Puzzle  In this issue: A crossword puzzle based on EA’s January and February issues … Myles Mellor
Direct and Current  Los Angeles going solar, the Clean Power Plan, and Jim Beam burns 68  Charlie Barks 
And, in every issue:  Classified Advertising (Equipment, jobs, businesses for sale, business opportunities and services), Advertising Index, and your favorite cartoons, Motorhead and Generatorhead (illustrated by John D’Acunto) and Cy’s Super Service (illustrated by Tim Oliphant)!
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