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Electrical Troubleshooting Quiz - June 6, 2017

Never dismiss the plant engineer’s input.

A critical process in the plant includes a mixing vat. The drive motor of that vat has blown its overloads multiple times in the past few weeks. The process engineer determined the rated torque of the motor exceeds what’s required, even accounting for the maximum viscosity of the mixture.

The plant engineer noted that motor failure in the plant seems high, but the mechanical supervisor dismissed this as extraneous information. The mechanics have gone over everything from the m

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