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Axial Thrust in Rotodynamic (Centrifugal) Pumps

  • February 2024
  • Number of views: 509
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When repairing centrifugal and axial flow pumps, axial thrust is a concern. An understanding of the causes and the mitigating provisions of various pump designs will help repair technicians to ensure those provisions work properly.

Problemas de motores comunes en el centro se servicios

  • February 2024
  • Number of views: 194
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Tres de los problemas más comunes en los motores trifásicos por los que somos consultados son:

  1. “El motor toma mucha corriente en vacío”
  2. “La corriente en las tres líneas no está balanceada”
  3. “ El motor trabaja caliente”

Incluso si nunca te has enfrentado a uno de estos problemas, sigue leyendo porque es casi inevitable que lo hagas y querrás saber qué hacer al respecto.

¡Cuidado con los PCBs! (Bifenilos policlorados)

  • February 2024
  • Number of views: 274
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Los PCB han sido identificados como un probable carcinógeno para los humanos. Si se le pide a su centro de servicios que recoja un equipo que se sospecha PUEDE contener PCB, haga que lo prueben en campo ANTES de recogerlo. De esta forma, la responsabilidad sigue siendo del cliente. Una vez que recoja un dispositivo que contiene PCB, la responsabilidad es suya.

Common Motor Issues in the Service Center

  • February 2024
  • Number of views: 690
  • Article rating: 4.0

Three of the most common three-phase motor problems we receive inquiries about are:

  1. “The motor is drawing high no-load current.”
  2. “The current of the three line leads is not balanced.”
  3. “The motor is running hot.”

Even if you have never faced one of these issues, read on because it is almost inevitable that you will, and you will want to know what to do about it.


Beware of PCBs! (Poly-Chlorinated BiPhenyls)

  • February 2024
  • Number of views: 432
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PCBs have been identified as a likely carcinogen for humans. If your service center is asked to pick up equipment that you suspect MAY contain PCBs, have it field tested BEFORE picking it up. Once you pick up a device that contains PCBs, the responsibility is yours.

Safety in the Service Center

  • January 2024
  • Number of views: 787
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FREE for Members of EASA
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This presentation addresses many of the most common safety hazards and situations that face service centers.

Vertical Machines with Spherical Roller Thrust Bearings

  • January 2024
  • Number of views: 1146
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One aspect of our repair industry that seems to cause a lot of confusion is the bearing arrangements of vertical motors. There is quite an assortment of thrust bearing arrangements, and we tend to try to apply the same method for adjusting end play to all of them. That is often a bad idea, so this article will take a closer look specifically at those fitted with a spherical roller thrust bearing and repair tips unique to these designs.

Crooked Teeth? We’ve Got Braces!

How Using Clamps When Pulling Magnet Wire Helps Prevent Splayed Teeth

  • January 2024
  • Number of views: 748
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Unless great care is taken, pulling magnet wire from a motor stator often bends or splays the lamination’s end teeth. Bent teeth, or teeth that have been splayed outward at the ends of the core stack, will likely compromise the quality of the repair job. Therefore, we have designed and implemented the use of disc clamps to hold the stator tooth tips in place while pulling magnet wire from the slots. The clamping fixtures described in the photos have helped ensure that we avoid damaging the stator teeth during the stripping process.

Don’t Underestimate the Power of Educating Your End Users with EASA’s Resources

  • January 2024
  • Number of views: 508
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For those of us who have stumbled into the unique niche of the electromechanical repair industry, we troubleshoot and diagnose issues with AC and DC electric motors all the time. Yet, almost daily we run into everyday decision makers who simply don’t understand that every motor is not the same.

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Cómo el usar discos de retención al tirar del alambre magneto previene doblar los dientes de las laminaciones

  • January 2024
  • Number of views: 402
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A no ser que se tenga mucho cuidado, tirar del alambre magneto al desmantelar el estator de un motor a menudo deforma o dobla los dientes de las laminaciones. Estos dientes deformados comprometerán la calidad de la reparación y hay estudios que demuestran que este problema puede reducir la eficiencia del motor. Sin embargo, aunque esta reducción puede ser pequeña, genera altos costos y desperdicio de energía.

Getting The Most From Your Electric Motors

Getting The Most From Your Electric Motors - coverThis 40-page booklet provides great advice for obtaining 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



EASA/AEMT Rewind Study

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The Effect of Repair/Rewinding on Premium Efficiency/IE3 Motors
Tests prove Premium Efficiency/IE3 Motors can be rewound without degrading efficiency.


ANSI/EASA AR100-2020

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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.



EASA Technical Manual

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Revised September 2022
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.