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Keep your business operating at peak efficiency with products, installations and servicing from the qualified professionals at DTR Services in Lethbridge. Our team is here to ensure you have all the information you will need to make an informed decision about your equipment. 

We invite you to browse our website and get in touch with us with any questions you may have. Read our latest blog posts to gain even more insights into our business.

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    Understanding Explosion-Proof Motor Classifications

    According to National Fire Protection Agency, 37,000 industrial fires occur at industrial and manufacturing properties every year. Industrial properties can be dangerous places. It is important to make sure that you take certain safety precautions.


    That's why if you own an industrial property, investing in an explosion-proof motor could be a good move to make. But what is an explosion-proof motor?


    Keep reading to learn about explosion-proof motors and the different explosion-proof motor classifications.

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  • 19/10/2020
    4 Signs You Need Electric Motor Repair or Replacement

    Did you know there are is an estimated 2.25 billion small to medium electric motors worldwide? With that many motors around the globe, there's a lot of motors needing repair or replacement.

    Motor repair is a big question because of the cost of the motor. It often is much cheaper than motor replacement unless you are constantly repairing a motor or it's running inefficiently.


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  • 19/10/2020
    5 Easy Tips to Maintain Your Generator for Better Life

    The moment of truth has arrived. 

    You fire up your generator, and nothing happens. It's every generator owner's worst nightmare. 

    Unfortunately, this scenario is all too common. Like any other machine, a generator requires constant upkeep to remain in good working order. Proper generator maintenance will help extend the life of your home generator and save you money in the long term. 

    Don't be the guy with a dead generator. Follow these six important tips for how to maintain a generator.


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  • 25/06/2020
    Common Causes of Electrical Motor Failure

    We use electrical motors in a myriad of ways to make things easier in our daily life and also for a wide range of industrial applications. They are commonly used in fans, washing machines and refrigerators. Appliances often come to a halt when an electric motor fails. Several reasons cause electric motor failure. DTR Services provides various products, installation and electric motor repair services to keep your business running. We have been serving throughout Medicine Hat for over 20 years.

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  • 11/05/2020
    How to Choose the Right Electric Motors for Your Needs

    Motor selection is a time-consuming process. Each design has a unique combination of factors that need to be evaluated individually to make sure which design is best suited for a given application. DTR Services has been in the electric motors industry for 20 years. Over the years, we have gathered information and have understood how to match the needs of our clients perfectly.

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  • 10/10/2019
    What You Should Know About Variable Frequency Drive?

    It is crucial to know about the working of variable frequency drives, as they are widely used in AC motor-driven applications. In comparison to traditional motor drives, VFD has greater operational capabilities and functionality. Other names for VFD are

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  • A Generator
    How to Select the Right Generator for Your Home

    The use of electrical appliances like the HVAC system, kitchen gadgets and communication devices is important in our daily life. Breakdowns in power plants can result in interrupted power supply causing problems in your homes and businesses. During hurricanes and floods, electricity may go out for days or even weeks causing inconveniences like frozen pipes and spoiled groceries. Moreover, harsh temperatures can make every minute uncomfortable, especially for children, elderly and pets. It is always a smart idea to have a generator as a backup power source. You can choose one from a wide range of products in different types, sizes and costs at DTR Services.

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  • electric motors
    Guide to Electric Motor Maintenance for Avoiding Failure

    Electric motors are devices that transform electrical energy into mechanical energy. They operate through the interaction between electric current and magnetic field in a wire winding. This creates force in the form of rotation of a shaft. They are a critical component for any facility.

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  • Pumps in Lethbridge Alberta
    The Function and Applications of Submersible Pumps

    A pump is a mechanical device used to move fluids from one location to another. At DTR Services, we provide new pumps in Lethbridge, as well as pump service and repair. We know that, in certain situations, our clients may need a type of pump known as a submersible pump. Here's a closer look at what exactly a submersible pump is, how it functions, and what its uses are.

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  • Electric motor repairs in Lethbridge Alberta
    Electric Motors and Generators: How Do They Work?

    Electric motors and electric generators are pervasive throughout everyday life and a critical component of just about every industry. At DTR services, we provide electric motors and electric generators in Lethbridge that keep businesses running. An electric motor and an electric generator have the same underlying structure and function according to the same underlying mechanism. Both also convert one type of energy into another. The differences lie in how electric motors and generators function and operate, and therefore what their applications are. Let's take a look at how these two machines work.

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  • Pumps and motors in Lethbridge Alberta
    What is the Difference Between Motors and Pumps?

    Motors and pumps in Lethbridge are an invaluable source of power and work for many businesses. Though they are both used extensively for a variety of purposes in the field of engineering, they have very distinct functions. At DTR Services, we provide pumps and electrical motors in Lethbridge that help businesses run smoothly and efficiently. Here is a quick overview of the differences between the two.

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