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Mechanical Repair Fundamentals of Electric Motors (2nd Edition)

Anaheim, CA

Event date: 11/11/2022 - 11/12/2022
Discount deadline: 10/10/2022

   Member: $579 per person ($629 after discount deadline)
   Non-member: $679 per person ($729 after discount deadline)


Mechanical Repair Fundamentals of Electric Motors - 2nd editionPresented by Tom Bishop, P.E.
EASA Senior Technical Support Specialist

About the program
"Mechanical Repair Fundamentals of Electric Motors, 2nd Edition" addresses the basic mechanical aspects of motor repair. This latest edition expands the content of the original seminar by more than 50%!

Discussion will cover basic materials and their characteristics, the loading and stresses involved, the most common failure modes and patterns along with recommended repair practices as they relate to applications.

Seminar highlights

  • Inspection & Disassembly
    • Disassembly tips & procedures
    • Time- and labor-saving ideas
  • Enclosures
    • Suitability of various designs
    • Frame repair methods
    • Fans and air deflectors
  • Shafts
    • Step-by-step replacement procedures
    • Materials and design features
    • Fits, clearances and importance of finish
  • Rotors
    • Aluminum vs. copper
    • Material/construction
    • Performance characteristics
  • Bearings
    • Types: ball, roller, sleeve, hydrodynamic
    • Installation and handling
    • Special modifications:
      • Roller-to-ball conversion
      • Vertical mounting of horizontal motors
      • Severe duty applications
    • Lubrication systems
    • Sleeve bearing repair
  • Seals
    • Labyrinth seal design
    • Repair methods
    • Aftermarket seal modifications: lip seals, non-contact bearing isolators
  • Assembly
    • Horizontal motors
    • Vertical motors
  • Motor Dynamics
    • Alignment (internal and external)
    • Importance of air gap
    • Dynamic balancing (emphasis on 2-poles)
  • Special Sections
    • Shaft currents and corrective measures
    • Explosion-proof motor repair

Who should attend
This seminar will benefit supervisors, mechanics and machinists, and anyone involved in the repair decision-making process. A basic understanding of motor terminology is recommended.

What to bring
Instructional items will be provided. You should need only note-taking materials.

Class hours
Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Saturday: 8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Crowne Plaza St. Louis Airport 
11228 Lone Eagle Dr. 
Bridgeton, MO 63044 
+1 314 291 6700
Rate: $103 per night (includes breakfast)
Rate good through October 10, 2022

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Notice before seminar Service charge
Greater than 3 weeks No charge
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