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Survey Results Show Impact of COVID-19 on EASA Members, Other Associations

  • March 2020
  • Number of views: 319
  • Article rating: No rating

View the results of survey that asked EASA members and members of 25 other associations to gauge the current impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

OSHA: Guidance on Preparing Workplaces for COVID-19

  • March 2020
  • Number of views: 271
  • Article rating: 5.0

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) developed this COVID-19 planning guidance based on traditional infection prevention and industrial hygiene practices. It focuses on the need for employers to implement engineering, administrative, and work practice controls and personal protective equipment (PPE), as well as considerations for doing so.

Shaft and Bearing Currents

  • March 2020
  • Number of views: 357
  • Article rating: 5.0
Webinar recording

This webinar explains what shaft currents are, what causes them, and differentiate between the two common causes. It also discusses and compares methods to mitigate shaft currents and explains why the different causes of shaft currents require different solutions.

Switched Reluctance Motor Basics

  • March 2020
  • Number of views: 226
  • Article rating: No rating

Service centers are seeing an increase in the number of SRMs received for repair, and some of the technicians encountering them are unfamiliar with how they work. As with any other rotating machine, a basic understanding of operating principles can be useful in troubleshooting and repair. One of the most critical things for service center personnel to understand upfront is that these machines cannot be operated without a special drive, which typically would need to be supplied by the end-user or the manufacturer.

Fundamentos de los Motores de Reluctancia Conmutada

  • March 2020
  • Number of views: 143
  • Article rating: No rating

Los centros de servicio están notando un incremento en el número de SRMs que reciben para reparar y algunos de los técnicos no están familiarizados con su funcionamiento. Como cualquier otra máquina rotativa, un conocimiento básico de los principios de funcionamiento puede ayudar a detectar problemas y durante la reparación. Uno de los puntos más críticos para el personal del centro de servicios es entender de antemano que estas máquinas no pueden ser operadas sin un drive especial, el cual normalmente necesita ser suministrado por el usuario final o el fabricante.

Understanding Customers' Repair vs. Replace Decisions

  • March 2020
  • Number of views: 185
  • Article rating: No rating

There is always the concern that customers aren't repairing as much as they used to. EASA asked our customers if they noticed an increase or decrease in the number of repairs they have had. Only about one-third of respondents to the most recent industry survey say they are repairing fewer electric motors than two years ago.

Errors Are Human Nature; Negative Events Result from System and Process Breakdowns

  • March 2020
  • Number of views: 143
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Are we doing everything we can to support our employees, or are we looking to assign blame when things don’t go right?

We have all heard the buzzphrases like “finding your why” and “human performance.” While not new, consider looking at this area from a different perspective.

Increasing Motor Reliability

Regularly Checking the Operating Temperature of Critical Motors Will Help Extend Their Life and Prevent Costly, Unexpected Shutdowns

  • February 2020
  • Number of views: 222
  • Article rating: No rating
Trade press article — Electrical Business

Regardless of the method used to detect winding temperature, the total, or hot spot, temperature is the real limit; and the lower it is, the better. Don’t let excessive heat kill your motors before their time.

Emerging Motor Technologies

  • February 2020
  • Number of views: 507
  • Article rating: No rating
Webinar recording

Following the squirrel cage induction motor, what will come next? This webinar provides an overview of potential successor technologies.

Principles of Medium & Large AC Motors, 1st Edition - IEC

  • February 2020
  • Number of views: 736
  • Article rating: No rating

This manual covers horizontal and vertical squirrel-cage induction motors in the 300 to 5,000 horsepower range, low- and medium-voltage. Most of the principles covered apply to other sizes as well. This manual focuses primarily on IEC motors and standards.

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



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.


ANSI/EASA AR100-2015

ANSI/EASA AR100-2015 cover

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 AR200: Guide for the Repair of Power and Distribution Transformers cover

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.