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AEGIS Ball Bearing Protection Working in Paper Mill

As you know, a popular, and effective, way to operate and control electric motors is through a variable frequency drive (VFD). VFDs provide a long list of benefits, yet have a few drawbacks. Among them shaft currents, which can lead to ball bearing failure. Preventing shaft currents is the job of an AEGIS grounding ring. The effectiveness of the AEGIS ring is on display at a Wisconsin paper mill and is the focus of an excellent white paper authored by the fine folks at Electro Static Techno