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DC machine inspection report

  • August 2016
  • Number of views: 104
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A convenient incoming inspection report for basic DC motor conditions and test values.

DC machine as-received connection form (2-, 4- and 6-pole DC machines)

  • August 2016
  • Number of views: 24
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This inspection report helps record a DC motor's connection as it enters the service center. It is intended for use with 2-, 4- and 6-pole DC machines.

DC machine data sheet

  • May 2016
  • Number of views: 50
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EASA's DC Machine Data Sheet provides all the fields necessary on a simple one-page form to accurately record all the details about the machine being repaired.

What’s new in the IEEE 43 insulation resistance testing standard?

  • April 2016
  • Number of views: 208
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The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) standard for insulation resistance testing of motor and generator windings that was published in 2002 has been revised. The 2013 edition was published in March 2014. This article examines the changes to the standard.

Keeping it cool: A look at causes of motor overheating

  • March 2015
  • Number of views: 60
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We know that excessive temperature and moisture are the largest contributors to bearing and winding failures. Understanding the source of the increased temperature will help us to correct the problem and improve the machine’s life expectancy.

Interpole strength: Determining correct number of circuits

  • February 2007
  • Number of views: 33
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A conversation with two EASA members led to a method for determining whether the interpoles are connected with the correct number of circuits. Not only is this method easy, it's a refinement of the interpole polarity test we routinely perform on every repaired DC machine.

Interpole shims: Proper placement prevents arcing

  • November 2006
  • Number of views: 39
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Have you ever wondered about the purpose of the shims found under the interpoles in most DC machines? Those shims are used by the manufacturer to adjust the interpole strength. If they are lost, left out or mixed up, the result will be a DC motor or generator that arcs - especially when loaded.

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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