Rockwell Automation is a manufacturer of electrical components and system controllers. Site includes a product list, software solutions, and information on the Journal which keeps readers up-to-date on industry trends.
American National Standards Institute (ANSI)
The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) is a private, nonprofit organization that coordinates national and international standards for U.S. companies. Site includes reference libraries, standards information, accreditation services, news and publications, meetings and events, education and training information, and a list of web links.
ASTM International is a nonprofit organization that provides a global forum for the development and publication of voluntary consensus standards for materials, products, systems, and services. Site includes information on standards, a digital library of technical publications, and information on training courses.
ASME International is a nonprofit professional organization that conducts training conferences and professional development courses, sets industrial and manufacturing standards, and publishes books, training materials, etc. Site includes a list of publications, information on current codes and standards, and information on education and training.
American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE)
The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) is a professional safety organization that focuses on safety, health, and environmental issues in industry, insurance, government, and education. Site includes safety standards information, technical publications, and membership information.
Benshaw Inc. is a manufacturer of solid state reduced-voltage motor controls. Site includes literature on reduced-voltage motor starting, DC injection braking, electronic overload relays, and results of power outages plus a video library of various motor and motor control applications.
Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) is the principal fact-finding agency for the federal government in the field of labor economics and statistics. Site includes databases and tables, publications, and economic releases.
Cooper Bussmann® is a manufacturer and distributor of electronic components and systems. Site includes product literature, technical and application information, and sales representatives.
Canada Safety Council (CSC)
The Canada Safety Council (CSC) is a national, nongovernment, charitable organization dedicated to safety. Site includes information on various types of safety including occupational safety, traffic safety, child safety, and safety at home, as well as information on safety training courses, publications, and educational material.
Canadian Society of Safety Engineering (CSSE)
The Canadian Society of Safety Engineers (CSSE) is a professional organization that focuses on health, safety, and environmental organization for professionals in Canada. Site includes professional development resources, membership information, and an events calendar.
Control Techniques is a manufacturer of variable-speed drive systems. Site includes downloadable application notes, autocad drawings, literature, manuals, and software.
Drive Systems, Inc.
Drive Systems, Inc. is an electric motor drive application and retrofit consulting and networking firm. Site includes information on AC and DC drives and links to AC and DC related websites.
Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI)
The Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting electrical safety and reducing electrically related deaths and injuries. Site includes information and checklists related to home and workplace electrical safety, educational videos, and links to other related organizations and resources.
Energy Feature is an informational site provided by Rockwell Automation. Site includes information on aspects of variable-frequency drives such as energy savings, improved process control, reduced motor stress, improved power factors, motor noise, motor heating, and harmonics.
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is a governmental agency that protects human health and to safeguard the natural environment—air, water, and land—upon which life depends. Site includes educational resources; legal and regulation information; and current news related to environmental protection.
Government Printing Office (GPO)
The Government Printing Office (GPO) produces and distributes governmental information for all three branches of the U.S. government. Site includes a catalog of U.S. government publications, a newsroom/media section, and information on congressional regulations.
How Stuff Works
An informational site that includes assorted information on residential, commercial, and industrial objects. The site includes motor information such as motor applications, parts of an electric motor, electromagnets and motors, making an electric motor work, and inside an electric motor.
Independent Electrical Contractors (IEC)
The Independent Electrical Contractors (IEC) is a trade association dedicated to fostering the interests of its members and independent electrical contractors. Site includes consumer news, industry and membership information, legislation news, an events calendar, and information on apprenticeship and training programs.
Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE)
The Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) is a leading authority in technical areas ranging from computer engineering, biomedical technology, and telecommunications to electric power and consumer electronics. Site includes publications, standards, and membership information.
International Association of Electrical Inspectors (IAEI)
The International Association of Electrical Inspectors (IAEI) is primarily concerned with promoting improved installation, inspection, and usage of energy. Site includes membership, education, and magazine information.
International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW)
The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) is an electrical union that represents the rights of workers in all areas of the electrical industry. Site includes education information, news, and membership information.
International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC)
The International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) is a global organization that prepares and publishes international standards for electrical, electronic, and related technologies. Site includes publications, standards information, and information on conformity assessment.
International Rectifier is a manufacturer of solid state components in the power management industry. Site includes technical papers, application notes and design tips, and application selection information.
Molon Motor and Coil Corporation
Molon Motor and Coil Corporation is a manufacturer of subfractional horsepower motors and gearmotors. Site includes motor information, torque formulas, application formulas, overhung load specifications, and conversion tables.
MPT Drives, Inc.
MPT Drives, Inc. is a mechanical and electrical equipment power transmission manufacturer. Site includes Tech Tips on V-belt maintenance, V-belt drives, bearing installation, gearboxes, chain drives, couplings, and clutches and brakes, with information on torque, horsepower, and temperature.
MTE Corporation designs and manufactures power quality electromagnetic products. Site includes product information, application notes, technical articles, resources, and news and events.
National Electrical Manufacturers Association®(NEMA®)
The National Electrical Manufacturers Association® (NEMA®) is an electrical standards organization that strives to promote and establish the latest standards for the electrical industry. Site includes a list of member products, policy issues, and standards information.
National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA)
The National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA) is an organization dedicated to enhancing the electrical contracting industry through innovative research, labor relations, and work force recruiting and training. Site includes publications, safety information, and codes and standards.
National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)
The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) publishes the NFPA 70E®: Electrical Safety in the Workplace®. NFPA 70E covers all electrical safety issues, such as general work practices for maintenance and installations, plus special safety concerns for specific equipment requirements. Site includes a catalog, codes and standards, news and publications, training information, safety tips, and research links.
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)
The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), a department of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, is the federal agency responsible for conducting research and making recommendations for the prevention of work-related illness and injury. Site includes safety and health information, hazard and exposure information, training information, directory of publications and products, and conference and events listings.
National Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee (NJATC)
The National Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee (NJATC) works to develop and standardize training for the electrical construction industry. Electrical workers receive training through the National Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee (NJATC) of the National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA) and International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW). Site includes information on apprenticeship, journeyman, instructor, and contractor training.
National Safety Council (NSC)
The National Safety Council (NSC) is dedicated to preventing injuries and deaths at work, in homes and communities, and on the roads through research and education. Site includes an online library, a training calendar, and Internet-based training programs.
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is a government agency that provides and enforces safety guidelines to protect workers from injury. Site includes laws and regulations, cooperative programs, safety and health topics, and statistics and data.
An informational site that includes technical papers on electromagnetic interference (EMI), motor bearing currents and PWM voltage on rolling bearings, motor filters, types of AC drives, reflected waves, transient voltages, cable considerations, DC bus operation, and three-phase power source converters.
Saftronics is a manufacturer of solid state motor controls used in industrial automation. Site includes technical information, application notes, a product list, and controls literature.
Siemens provides a variety of products and services for the industrial, energy, and healthcare sectors. Businesses cover areas such as automation, IT, lighting, power management, diagnostics, and financial products. Site includes information on products, solutions, and services, as well as investor relations, career opportunities, and press releases.
Square D is a North American division of Schneider-Electric and a maker of electrical distribution, power, and control. Site includes a product list, literature, software and calculations, and training information.
The Austin Company
The Austin Company is an international organization of designers, engineers, and constructors. Site includes information on the industries they serve, renewable energy, and press releases on company activities.
Underwriters Laboratories Inc. (UL)
Underwriters Laboratories Inc. (UL) is a product safety and certification organization. Site includes a directory of UL-certified products, standards information, and product safety information.