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Examining the Causes of High Motor Current

  • April 2024
  • Number of views: 1621
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Webinar recording

Are you encountering high no-load current or high current with load? This presentation will look into the causes and cures.

Performing an Insulation Resistance Test

  • March 2023
  • Number of views: 6713
  • Article rating: 4.0

This video explains how to check the ground insulation of an AC motor winding using the insulation resistance (IR) test.

Improve Customer Satisfaction: Follow Electric Motor Storage Procedures

  • January 2023
  • Number of views: 2152
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One of the more mundane things we as repairers must be concerned with is motor storage. For many of us, storing large motors for major customers is its own profit center. For all of us, being aware of how our customers store the motors we repair and send to them is critical to customer satisfaction. A poorly stored motor is likely to suffer winding or bearing failure, and we don’t want unrealistic warranty claims over something outside our control.

Mejore la Satisfacción del Cliente: Siga los Procedimientos de Almacenamiento de Motores Eléctricos

  • January 2023
  • Number of views: 4981
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Una de las cosas más mundanas de las que debemos preocuparnos como reparadores es el almacenamiento de los motores y para muchos, almacenar motores grandes para clientes importantes representa ganancias. Para todos nosotros, ser conscientes de cómo nuestros clientes almacenan los motores que les reparamos es crítico desde el punto de vista de la satisfacción del cliente. Es probable que un motor mal almacenado sufra fallos en el devanado o en los rodamientos, y no queremos reclamos por garantía poco realistas sobre algo que está fuera de nuestro control.

Open Stator Impedance Testing

  • November 2022
  • Number of views: 3639
  • Article rating: 5.0
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Webinar recording

The open stator impedance test (a.k.a, ball test or dummy rotor test) is used by many service centers as a quality control check before winding treatment and/or a troubleshooting test. This webinar recording reviews test procedures, expected outcomes and incorporating thermal camera imaging.

EASA Technical Manual

  • September 2022
  • Number of views: 27521
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Revised September 2022!
EASA's most comprehensive technical document is available FREE to EASA members. Download the complete manual or just the sections you're interested in.

Consider Rated Voltage and Frequency When Testing

  • July 2022
  • Number of views: 3496
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When possible, it is good practice to perform an uncoupled, no-load run on an induction motor as an incoming diagnostic test. A no-load run should also be performed after assembly, and ANSI/EASA AR100-2020 states that “no-load running tests should be made at rated voltage and rated frequency.” In this article, we’ll discuss some of the reasons why this is important and some things to consider when you cannot meet both requirements.

Cuando Haga Pruebas Considere la Tensión y Frecuencia Nominales

  • July 2022
  • Number of views: 3110
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Como forma de diagnóstico y cuando sea posible, una buena práctica consiste en probar en vacío un motor de inducción que entra al centro de servicios. Esta misma prueba también se debe efectuar después del ensamblaje y la norma ANSI/ EASA AR100-2020 establece que "las pruebas en vacío se deben realizar a la tensión y frecuencia nominales". En este artículo, discutiremos algunas de las razones por las que esto es importante y algunos factores a considerar cuando no se puede cumplir con ambos requisitos.

Working with Segmented Stator Cores

  • February 2022
  • Number of views: 8070
  • Article rating: 3.3

Induction motor stator cores can be manufactured using single-piece laminations, however, for larger stators, or when minimizing scrap material, the stator laminations are segmented. While most service center repairs of machines with segmented stator laminations require no special attention, this article reviews a few scenarios that are important to be mindful of.

Trabajando con Estatores con Núcleos Segmentados

  • February 2022
  • Number of views: 6003
  • Article rating: 3.0
Los núcleos de los motores de inducción se pueden fabricar con laminaciones de una sola pieza, sin embargo, para estatores muy grandes o cuando se minimiza el material de desecho, las laminaciones del estator son segmentadas.  Aunque la mayoría de las reparaciones en el centro de servicio de  las máquinas con estatores con laminaciones segmentadas no requieren atención especial, este artículo analiza algunos escenarios que es importante tener en cuenta.

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.