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EASA eSeminar registrations are non-refundable. EASA reserves the right to cancel an eSeminar if there is insufficient registration. Access to the free seminar manual will be granted once sufficient registration is reached.

EASA reserves the right to provide a substitute instructor if the scheduled presenter is not available due to unforeseen circumstances.

Upcoming Seminars & Webinars

Mechanical Repair Fundamentals of Electric Motors (2nd Edition)

eSeminar — online training event

Event date: 2/22/2021 - 2/25/2021 Export event

   Member: $299 per person
   Non-member: $599 per person


Presented by
Tom Bishop, P.E., and Mike Howell
EASA Technical Support Specialists

This seminar will be presented online using Zoom.

Registration includes a link to download a PDF version of the complete course manual as well as a discount code* for 50% off the purchase of a printed manual. Students will have access to recordings of the sessions for 60 days following the event. Access is granted specifically to the student that is registered and that student must use their own username/password to access the download, discount code and recordings.

Each student must have a unique email address in order to recieve a personalized link to access the online training. Each Zoom link will be good for only one (1) device.

Note: A company's primary contact can use this to add/update email addresses.


Monday, October 26 - Thursday, October 29, 2020
9:00 am - 1:00 pm Central each day (includes at least 3 short breaks)

Mechanical Repair Fundamentals of Electric Motors - 2nd editionAbout 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.

Registration includes a link to download a PDF version of the complete course manual as well as a discount code* for 50% off the purchase of a printed manual. The download link will be available when sufficient registration is reached. Information, class recordings, the PDF download link and other related materials will be available on the EASA website under the training menu or at easa.com/training/eseminars.

*Must be redeemed before March 4, 2021

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