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Tightening Our Belts, Part 3

Even though the motor disconnect is in sight, follow lockout/tagout for the whole system.

The PM for a motor belt-drive system typically is done while the motor is running. After all, it doesn’t do you any good to listen to a non-running system or perform vibration analysis on one. A repair, of course, requires shutting the motor off.

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