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Shaft and Bearing Currents

  • March 2020
  • Number of views: 1286
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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.

Motor bearings: Electrical damage simplified

  • December 2017
  • Number of views: 810
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Electrical bearing damage has become a very common issue in electric motors. This is not a new problem, but awareness has put the spotlight on this important reliability factor and industry has stepped up to deal with it.

Identifying and getting to root cause of shaft currents

  • February 2015
  • Number of views: 470
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Shaft currents have always been a concern for large motors due to magnetic asymmetries within the motor. Manufacturers strive to keep these to a minimum.  With the widespread use of Variable Frequency Drives (VFDs), shaft current issues have become a concern in all sizes of motors. If these currents are discharged through the bearings, electrical discharge machining (EDM) occurs. Proper installation of VFDs can play a large part in mitigating issues with shaft currents. 

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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