• Plant Engineering
    08 August 2023
    Developing a strong motor maintenance strategy can provide companies with many benefits long-term as it reduces downtime and can help companies avoid large repair or replacement costs. U.S. MOTORS own Tim Albers and Scott Hopkins author this article.
  • Pool Pro Mag
    26 July 2023
    Nidec Dives Deeper with the Expansion of Neptune Pool Pump Motor Line: New Choices Tailored for Larger Pools.
  • Aqua Magazine
    18 July 2023
    Nidec Dives Deeper with the Expansion of Neptune Pool Pump Motor Line: New Choices Tailored for Larger Pools.
  • Pump and Systems
    10 July 2023
    Pump & Systems spotlights our own Tim Albers and showcases his career.
  • Pumps and Systems
    17 May 2023
    Help extend the duration of your plant’s AC motors. Authored by U.S. MOTORS own Scott Hopkins and Patrick Hogg.
  • ACHR News
    07 May 2023
    This article is intended to clarify and explain the operation of X13 ECM Motors that are currently being used in some HVACR equipment.
  • EC&M
    01 April 2023

    EC&M Magazine nominated our SynRA super premium motor as a 2023 product of the year. Registration is required to access this edition of EC&M Magazine.

  • 11 January 2023
    As the U.S. Department of Energy prepares to release its first-ever fan efficiency standards, impacting commercial and industrial operations, industry members are considering the shift to integrated motor and control technologies such as electronically commuted motors (ECMs) to increase efficiency and comply with the upcoming regulations.
  • 19 December 2022
    Nidec Motor Corporation, through its U.S. MOTORS brand, is set to showcase its high-efficiency pump motors, including the energy-saving Neptune® variable speed motor and the durable Aqua-Shield Pro® designed for service professionals, at the Northeast Pool & Spa Show. The products, geared to meet U.S. DOE efficiency requirements and improve customer satisfaction, embody Nidec's status as the world's leading comprehensive motor manufacturer.
  • 16 December 2022
    In response to intensifying energy regulations from the Department of Energy (DOE), motor manufacturers are increasingly implementing energy-efficient technologies like Integrated Motors and Controls (IMAC) and power drive systems (PDS). As these technologies enable variable speed operation, resulting in significant energy savings, they are expected to become the new standard in commercial HVAC, industrial pump, and fan applications, while also facilitating the transition to smart buildings.
  • 15 December 2022
    Nidec Motor Corporation has been named as a 2022 NED Innovation AwardWinner for our ID300 PerfectSpeed Motor.
  • 06 December 2022
    Operators can determine if a motor will be able to drive a pump or other equipment effectively and reliably by conducting various tests, such as Standard Production or Short Commercial Test, Complete Initial Test, Sound Test, Polarization Index (PI), Spray Test or Immersion Test, Inverter with Motor Test, Calibrated Test, and IEEE 841 Standard Test. These tests evaluate different aspects of the motor's performance, design conformance, insulation resistance, sound levels, resistance to environmental conditions, and performance under different loads, thereby providing insights into the motor's long-term value and its suitability for specific applications.