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Avoid Motor Damage from Overheated Bearings

Problem: We have a pump doing heavy labor on our tank farm. In the past the bearings have overheated and caused the complete failure. How can we avoid future problems?

Avoid Motor Damage from Overheated Bearings Problem Solvers Moore Industries
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Solution: Use an ALX Alarm linked to a TDY Temperature Transmitter. When the bearings get too hot, the ALX will alarm and switch off power to the motor. After a cooling-off period, the ALX resets automatically, requiring little manual intervention once installed.

Model Number Example
ALX / 4-20MA / H1 / 6.3VLP [BH2NS]
TDY / PRG / 4-20MA /10-42DC [BH2NG]