How to effectively use magnetic wedges in motors and generators

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Webinar Description:  As the world seeks to improve the efficiency of motors and generators, manufacturers must look for all options to enhance designs. One way this can be achieved is by utilizing magnetic wedges in their stator designs. In this webinar, we will review the products’ materials, applications, and proper use. We will also discuss common failures and what causes these in applications using magnetic wedges. 


Webinar Agenda:

  • Magnetic wedges 101
  • Theory of their application in Motors and Generators
  • Technical Data comparison of the materials used
  • Address concerns over the use of magnetic wedges
  • Proper use and installation
  • Reducing field failures


Presenters: Steve Ulm

Steve has been the Director of Rotational equipment for The Gund Company for the last three years. Before TGC, Steve worked with electrical industry companies like Eaton, Bussmann, Littelfuse, and others in engineering and product management roles. Steve has a bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from Purdue and earned his MBA from Northern Illinois.

Presenter: Victoria Villa

As an Application Engineer, Victoria is a recent addition to the Rotational Equipment team. Before The Gund Company, Victoria supported engineers and architects in backup power generation design for commercial, higher education, and healthcare applications in a sales application engineering role. Victoria has a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Texas A&M University.