Bearing currents in modern drive systems

Summary

Warns that currents induced in the shaft of an electric motor can cause premature failure of bearings in modern drive systems. Explains how bearing currents are generated and how they can be prevented.

Primary Author(s): Brown G

Source: Industrial Plant and Equipment, 2002, 2pp.

             BSRIA Abstract Doc 000103376 Abs 20020480

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