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Root Cause Failure Analysis, 2nd Edition

  • September 2019
  • Number of views: 414
  • Article rating: 5.0
Book

This book was developed to help electric motor technicians and engineers prevent repeated failures because the root cause of failure was never determined. By using a proven methodology combined with extensive lists of known causes of failures, one can identify the actual cause of failure without being an “industry expert.” In fact, when properly used, this material will polish one’s diagnostic skills that would qualify one as an industry expert.

Know your degree-of-protection codes

What level of protection do your machine enclosures offer? Here's a guide.

  • January 2019
  • Number of views: 124
  • Article rating: No rating
Trade press article — Plant Services

The International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) standard 60529, “Degrees of protection provided by enclosures (IP code),” addresses the degrees of protection for electrical machines (motors and generators). The “IP” acronym means “international protection” but is sometimes referred to as “ingress protection.” The IP code is commonly displayed on the nameplates of metric machines that are manufactured to IEC standards.

Converting motors from horizontal to vertical mount

  • September 2018
  • Number of views: 69
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Article

Occasionally an end user wants to take a motor designed for horizontal mounting and use it in a vertical position. In this article, we will address some of the key mechanical factors that should be considered when applying a horizontal ball bearing motor in a vertical mounting position.

Convirtiendo motores de montaje horizontal a vertical

  • September 2018
  • Number of views: 42
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Article

De vez en cuando un usuario final quiere utilizar un motor diseñado para montaje horizontal en posición vertical. En este artículo, trataremos algunos factores mecánicos clave que deben ser considerados cuando se utiliza un motor horizontal con rodamientos de bolas en una aplicación en la que trabaja en montaje vertical. La Figura 1 ilustra un motor horizontal en posición vertical con el eje hacia abajo.

Los factores clave incluyen:

  • Capacidad de carga axial del rodamiento que soporta el peso del rotor.
  • Peso del rotor
  • Peso de los elementos acoplados al eje de salida
  • Empuje axial de los equipos de impulsión acoplados directamente
  • Trayectorias de lubricación de los rodamientos
  • Retención del lubricante de los rodamientos
  • Orientación del eje: Hacia abajo o hacia arriba
  • Protección contra ingreso
  • Fijación axial del rodamiento de empuje

Motor nameplate: What information it provides

  • February 2018
  • Number of views: 85
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Article

The nameplate of an electric motor reveals much valuable information about the capability and performance of the machine.

La placa de datos del motor: ¿Qué información proporciona?

  • February 2018
  • Number of views: 167
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Article

La placa de datos de un motor eléctrico revela mucha información valiosa acerca de la capacidad y desempeño de la máquina.

Consider this aluminum frame motor burnout method

  • March 2017
  • Number of views: 59
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Article

When a modern temperature controlled (i.e., controlled pyrolysis) burnout oven is not available, the process described here can be used to burn out aluminum frame motors.

Considere este método para quemar un motor con carcasa de aluminio

  • March 2017
  • Number of views: 55
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Article

El método aquí descrito se puede utilizar para procesar motores con carcasa de aluminio cuando no se tenga un horno moderno de quemado con temperatura controlada (es decir de pirolisis controlada). 

EASA Technical Manual

  • August 2016
  • Number of views: 63
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EASA's most comprehensive technical document is available FREE to EASA members. Download the complete manual or just the sections you're interested in.

Achieving proper alignment by detecting and correcting soft foot

  • May 2016
  • Number of views: 59
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Article

Proper alignment of direct-coupled machinery is an essential element in reliability of a new or repaired machine (motor, pump, gear case, etc.). One common impediment to achieving proper alignment and smooth operation is a “soft foot” condition. This article looks at detecting soft foot, correcting soft foot and general recommendations for shims.

Getting The Most From Your Electric Motors

Getting The Most From Your Electric Motors - coverThis 40-page booklet provides a great marketing tool for your service center! Use it to provide end users with information that will help them obtain the longest, most efficient and cost-effective operation from general and definite purpose electric motors.

This booklet covers topics such as:

  • Installation, startup and baseline information
  • Operational monitoring and maintenance
  • Motor and baseline installation data
  • How to read a motor nameplate
  • Motor storage recommendations

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EASA Technical Manual

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The EASA Technical Manual is the association's definitive and most complete publication. It's available FREE to members in an online format. Members can also download PDFs of the entire manual or individual sections.

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ANSI/EASA AR100-2015

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Recommended Practice for the Repair of Rotating Electrical Apparatus
This is a must-have guide to the repair of rotating electrical machines. Its purpose is to establish recommended practices in each step of the rotating electrical apparatus rewinding and rebuilding processes.

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EASA AR200

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Guide for the Repair of Power and Distribution Transformers
This document establishes guidelines for each step of the repair of power transformers, describing record keeping, tests, analysis, and general guidelines for the repair of power transformers.

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