AEGIS® Shaft grounding rings available through Regal Beloit Corporation Electrical Products Company provide protection against premature bearing failure resulting from induced electrical voltage on a motor's shaft.
New Taco 1900 VFD Pump Features Optional AEGIS® Shaft Grounding Rings
The new 1900 VFD pumps may be optionally-equipped with Aegis® shaft grounding rings to prevent electrical bearing fluting damage, an important feature not available from other pump manufacturers. The factory-installed rings safely divert harmful shaft voltages and bearing currents to ground with a "path of least resistance" to dramatically extend motor life. TACO1900VFP
Baldor Super-E® HVAC Motor: At the 2010 EASA Convention, Baldor introduced a new Super-E® HVAC Motor with AEGIS® Shaft Grounding Ring installed inside.