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April 2022 Women’s Feature

Everyone might know this star from MythBusters but, today we are going to share her story on what she did to get to where she is today. Everyone say hello to Tamara Robertson! Her story started in her family’s garage being Daddy’s little helper. He could tell she had a knack for things that were […]

March 2022 Women’s Feature

Theresa Contreras is a skilled designer and custom automotive painter based out of Johnson Valley, California. With creative skills spanning from graphic design, custom paint, automotive design and marketing, to name a few, Theresa has made her mark in both the creative and automotive industries. Theresa got her start in her family business, LGE-CTS Motorsports, […]

February 2022 Women’s Feature

Meet Ashley Yates of Yates Precision Manufacturing. Ashley has a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management with a concentration in Finance. Founded in June of 2017 and owned and operated by Ashley and her husband, Jake, Yates Precision began as a contract manufacturing shop, manufacturing safety razors for themselves, friends and family members. After their customer […]

January 2022 Women’s Feature

This year American Rotary wants to shine light on women that have been working hard to be where they are in male dominated industries. This month we are featuring Barbie the Welder! Getting her start in the welding industry in 2007, Barbie the Welder’s interest was sparked in welding after seeing an angel wing sculpture […]

Phase Converter Maintenance

As the seasons are changing and temperatures are getting colder, we start to think of the various maintenance needed around the home such as changing the furnace filters, changing smoke detector batteries, making sure we have a good battery in our vehicle, etc. So, this is also a good time to do a check-up and […]

Three Phase Precision

Yates Precision Manufacturing is owned and operated by Jake and Ashley Yates in Southwestern Pennsylvania. Founded in June of 2017, Yates Precision began as a contract manufacturing shop and actually began making safety razors by accident! After receiving one as a gift from his dad, safety razors soon piqued Jake’s interest and he began wondering […]

Maximizing Real Estate Opportunities Through Three Phase Power

American Rotary Industrial Phase Converters Facilitate Commercial RealEstate to Create an Easier to Lease and More Profitable Property Located in Buffalo New York, Amy is a real estate agent who specializes in renting out commercial properties. Mainly focusing on properties used for varying businesses, her clients have a wide range of needs – many times […]

CNC mill head cutting a workpiece with Guide to Choosing a Rotary Phase Converter for CNC Machining as a caption

Guide to Choosing a Rotary Phase Converter for CNC Machining

CNC machining is great for a lot of different applications. But you need a stable and consistent power supply, or you risk damaging this valuable equipment. Is a rotary phase converter a good option for powering CNC machines? Yes, but you’ll need to keep some key considerations in mind. First off, why would you need […]

How to Choose a Three Phase Converter for Welders and Metalworking

A three phase converter is a great way to provide reliable, efficient power to a wide range of welders and metalworking equipment. Choosing the right converter for your needs involves considering the load requirements of your equipment, your existing electricity service, and other key factors. Metalworking equipment can be as varied as the types of […]

Static vs. Rotary Phase Converters

Static and rotary phase converters both turn standard single-phase electricity into three-phase power for heavy-duty equipment. The difference is that a static phase converter will start a three-phase load, but run it under lower power, while a rotary phase converter creates continuous, well-balanced three-phase power. Why would you need to convert single-phase to three-phase power? […]

How Does a Phase Converter Work?

A phase converter uses a motor to convert single-phase electricity—the typical utility electric power service—into the three-phase power required by many different types of heavy-duty industrial equipment. It’s a great tool where three-phase power is either unavailable or too costly to install. If you have a shop that uses powerful machinery—for woodworking, metalworking, CNC machining, […]