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Avoiding high no-load amps on rewound motors

Publication date: 
February 2004
Author: 
Tom Bishop, P.E., EASA Senior Technical Support Specialist

Have you ever had to deal with a rewound motor that had high no-load amps? That is almost a rhetorical question as most of us have experienced this situation. The focus of this article will be on steps to take before rewinding in order to avoid the condition of high amps after the rewind.