With predictive maintenance, Kurz Industrial Solutions can help keep an unplanned shutdown from ruining your day. Predictive maintenance measures, or PdM, are employed by Kurz Industrial to prevent shutdowns and problems from occurring at the worst possible times.
Kurz Industrial proudly partners with top brands around the world. One company that Kurz partners with is SEW Eurodrive. SEW Eurodrive provides solutions for many different industries that range from food and beverage to automotive and everything in between.
Kurz Industrial is proud to partner with some of the top brands in the industry to bring you happiness and satisfaction in the products that you buy. One standout company that Kurz partners with is Dodge. Dodge is a household name in the manufacturing industry for many reasons. The company stands out for its reliable products, safety, and integrity. Dodge is an industry leader in innovation, and its products regularly set standards for quality.
Kurz Industrial frequently brings you all the latest and greatest news from the manufacturing industry. Today, Kurz shares the story of a conveyor belt manufacturer that went to great lengths to upgrade its plant and manufacturing facility.
If you need a reliable power transmission, Kurz Industrial has you covered. Kurz Industrial supplies power transmissions from many reputable sellers. The power transmissions that Kurz carries are designed with performance and longevity in mind.
Dodge torque-arm speed reducers are just one of the latest and most impressive items that you will find at Kurz Industrial. Torque-arm speed reducers, which are proudly made by ABB, continue to set standards in the industry today.
Toshiba International Corporation recently introduced two new voltage frame motors. One is a low voltage motor, and the other is a medium voltage motor. You can find both motors at Kurz, which is proud to announce the arrival of these latest products from Toshiba International Corporation.
The Durapower II FHP V-Belt is an exclusive product that is designed to improve the milling process. The V-Belt uses CNA construction, raw edge technology, and Ethylene Propylene Diene Monomer (EPDM), which is a synthetic rubber, for optimal efficiency and performance.
With its new flour mill belts, Timkin gives the term “flour power” a whole new meaning. Timkin's flour belts, now available at Kurz, are specially designed for optimal power, performance, and drive life. They are designed to keep your system running by operating around the clock – 24 hours per day, and seven days per week.
Quite often, people ask the experts at Kurz Industrial if they need to use expansion bearings in conveyor applications. Although the answer is usually “no,” they are recommended as a best practice, as they can allow for movement and expansion in the belt that gives it the flexibility needed to accommodate changes in temperature, heat, and other changes that impact shaft growth.
Prolonging the life of an encoder on a direct current (DC) motor is important, as it will ultimately extend the lifespan of the motor itself. Encoders are small parts within a motor that need to be mounted properly in order to perform their duties and to ensure the motor lasts as long as possible. If you want to learn more about how to extend the life of encoders for your motor's optimal performance, the experts at Kurz Industrial will gladly explain.
ABB/Dodge Torque-Arm speed reducers are a gold standard in the industry. Today, they remain a leading benchmark against which other products are compared. Dodge is proud to say that its quality products have over 60 years of proven dependability and reliability.
Kurz Industrial is excited to share the release of a new product from Siemens called the SIMOTICS SD200. The SIMOTICS is a severe-duty motor that made its debut at the annual EASA Convention and Solutions Expo that was held in Fort Worth, Texas. The severe-duty motor is the latest addition to the lineup of SIMOTICS low-voltage motor series. The motor comes in a frame size 440 and is made to provide consumers with a new option for a hardy motor that can withstand harsh environments without breaking down.
Electric motors are increasingly used in a wider range of applications. Today, you can find a use for an electric motor in just about every industrial setting. Given the diversity of the electric motor class, there are more options among electric motors than ever before to power systems and equipment. For operators, it’s especially important
Power transmission systems can have multiple types of phases. Two common designs are three-phase and six-phase systems. As Kurz Industrial explains, there are key differences between the two types of transmission, which are designed for use in commercial and industrial settings. What is a Three-Phase Transmission System? A three-phase transmitting system is a system that
Lubricants are found just about everywhere that you look. From food to medicine, they are important additions to many products, and they are widely used across many different industries. At Lubriplate Lubricants, you can find lubricants made for a wide range of industrial uses. Kurz Industrial Solutions is a proud distributor of Lubriplate products and
If you want to learn how to install or remove your Dodge/ABB screw conveyor drive shaft, Kurz has you covered. Performing an installation or removal is easy by following several step-by-step instructions. These instructions apply to SCXT and TAII reducers. If you have ever had problems trying to remove the drive shaft from your Dodge/ABB
Expansion bearings are not required for conveyor pulleys. However, using expansion bearings is also considered to be a best practice. Expansion bearings provide many advantages, including offering axial adjustment of the bearing in the housing, which allows for shaft expansion. The Advantages of an Expansion Bearing Using an expansion bearing provides a number of benefits,
If you are looking for a new way to manage your oxidation ditches, Kurz may have your solution. At Kurz, you will find a new alternative to belted drives, which is the Dodge MTA beltless drive. There are many benefits from using this new technology for your oxidation ditches, including less maintenance and lower operating
Kurz Industrial Solutions is proud to support Conveyors, Incorporated (Conveyors, Inc.) as our primary source for material handling equipment. Kurz supports Conveyors, Inc. to bring you quality support, products, and the timely service that your business needs to succeed. About the Company Since its foundation in 1974, Conveyors, Inc. has produced customers in the United
Proper belt tension is critical to performance. If your belts do not have adequate tension, slippage can occur, which causes premature wearing of the belts, sheaves, or sprockets. Proper alignment is also essential for maximizing your belt drive’s lifespan. V-belt and synchronous belt drives are frequently used to transmit torque and change speeds from a
Electric motors play a large role in keeping industrial operations running smoothly. Electric motors have several key parts that allow them to effectively turn electrical energy into mechanical energy, which then creates a shaft rotation to keep your plant operating. As the experts at Kurz Industrial can explain, an electric motor has six key parts
Name: Kathy Cira Job Title: Industrial Distribution Inside Sales and Wind Inside Sales Support Years in the industry: 43 years in Industrial and 6 years in Wind Inside Sales Years with Kurz: 16 Area(s) of expertise: Motors, Drives, Power Transmission Reason(s) you love your career: Customer and Supplier relationships I have established over the years.
Name: Beverly F. Rybak Job Title: Wind Business Development Coordinator Years in the industry: 9 Years in Wind plus 30+ Years in Supply Chain; Procurement; Analytics Years with Kurz: 3 ½ Years Area(s) of expertise: Supply Chain; Procurement; Analytics; Sales; related to WIND and Manufacturing Reason(s) you love your career: What’s not to love about
Mounted bearings are hard enough to get on, let alone remove.
Many times mounted bearings get installed with the thought that they will need to be either cut off the shaft or by cutting the entire shaft off. This causes a lot of downtimes and creates unnecessary work. Remember- in this day, time IS money.
An electric motor has many moving parts. Over time, those parts can go bad from lack of regular maintenance, heavy use, and age. Learning to recognize the signs associated with failing components on electric motors is a first step in detecting and preventing additional damage.
June 12th, 2019 was a huge day for Kurz Industrial Solutions and Jesse Oudenhoven, who won the Red Race, capturing the first win of the Red, White, and Blue State Championship Series! Jesse Oudenhoven grew up watching races at the Wisconsin International Raceway and has been racing there for 13 years now.
EASA members belong to a worldwide network of more than 1,900 quality-driven companies that sell, service and repair electric motors, pumps, generators, drives, controls, transformers, hoists, power tools, and other industrial electromechanical equipment.
Electric motors help run the world. From powering a commuting vehicle to supporting a wind turbine, these motors give life to many of the world's most important machines. At Kurz Industrial Solutions, we pride ourselves on 100 years of service to the motor drive world.
Transformers are everywhere in today's modern world. From powering your car speakers to an entire neighborhood, transformers are a wonder of the electrical industry. For professionals who work on these components, understanding troubleshooting techniques is paramount.
When you work with electric motors, you're particularly mindful of their operations. The wind-energy sector is a specific industry where motor efficacy is key to solid profits and successful businesses. Kurz is thrilled to work alongside PdMA, who are leaders in the electric-motor testing world.
When a motor goes down, your entire operation suffers the consequences. From manufacturing processes to turbine efficiency, motors are critical parts to the overall system. You need a motor to trust in each day. That's where Siemens comes into the spotlight.
A gear unit converts energy from the rotating blades and allows it to safely enter the generator. High-quality units, such as the M Series from SEW Eurodrive, come with several features that should be highlighted before a major investment.
Be sure to come out to Wisconsin International Raceway this Thursday, July 19th, to cheer on Jesse Oudenhoven and the rest of the IMCA Sport Mods Series drivers in the Kurz Industrial Solutions Pavement Pounder.
By nature, modern wind turbines are designed to handle some weather-related stress. But even the toughest wind turbines can’t always beat the elements. Read more here