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Opportunities in the Diesel Locomotive Repair Industry

  • March 2021
  • Number of views: 174
  • Article rating: No rating
Article

As EASA members, we have the technical skills, knowledge and support to do almost anything in the electromechanical repair industry. Rail work is no different.

US Department of Energy Issues Final Rule for Testing Small Electric Motors

  • February 2021
  • Number of views: 735
  • Article rating: No rating
Article

The US Department of Energy (DOE) has issued rulemaking on test procedures for small electric motors for more than a decade. The present “final rule,” effective February 3, 2021, is the culmination of those efforts.

DC Machine Data Sheet

  • December 2020
  • Number of views: 1489
  • Article rating: 4.0
Form/Worksheet

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.

Working with the No Nameplate Motor

  • November 2020
  • Number of views: 1019
  • Article rating: 5.0
Article

Customers sometimes send in a motor with no nameplate, or an illegible nameplate, having little knowledge of the machine’s ratings. This article will explore the process of evaluating the machine using frame size, winding data and test data to assign reasonable ratings.

Advice: Effects of High or Low Voltage on Motor Performance

  • September 2020
  • Number of views: 997
  • Article rating: No rating
Trade press article — RV News

To ensure the reliability of an RV’s electrical devices, especially electric motors, campers must know the service voltage of the hookup their RV is using. Teaching consumers to check that before they plug in the vehicle could save them many headaches.

Working with the No Nameplate Motor

  • September 2020
  • Number of views: 1032
  • Article rating: 5.0
FREE for Members of EASA
Webinar recording

Customers will often send in a motor with no nameplate and having little knowledge of the machine’s ratings. This webinar guides attendees through the process of evaluating the machine using core size, winding data and diagnostic testing to assign reasonable ratings.

Determining Noise Sources in Electric Motors

  • May 2020
  • Number of views: 1011
  • Article rating: 4.8
Article

Determining the source of noise in a motor is often much more challenging than correcting it. However, a methodical approach to investigating the noise can narrow down the possible causes and therefore make it easier to resolve the noise issue. There is a caveat. If the cause of the noise is due to something in the motor design, that is, a manufacturing defect or anomaly, a solution may not be possible or practical.

Determinando las Fuentes de Ruido en los Motores Eléctricos

  • May 2020
  • Number of views: 700
  • Article rating: No rating
Article

A menudo, determinar la fuente del ruido en un motor eléctrico es más un desafío que corregirla. Sin embargo, un enfoque metódico puede reducir las causas posibles y por consiguiente facilitar la resolución del problema. Una advertencia aquí es que, si el ruido está relacionado con el diseño del motor, es decir, por un defecto de fabricación, puede que no sea posible o que no sea práctico obtener una solución.

DC Motor Electrical Procedures

  • April 2020
  • Number of views: 1140
  • Article rating: 3.0
Webinar recording bundle

A special discounted collection of 6 webinar recordings focusing on DC motor electrical procedures.

Just $30 for EASA members!

Shaft and Bearing Currents

  • March 2020
  • Number of views: 3145
  • Article rating: 5.0
FREE for Members of EASA
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.

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

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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.

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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.

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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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