Mechanical Repair Fundamentals of Electric Motors (2nd Edition)
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.
- Inspection & Disassembly
- Disassembly tips & procedures
- Time- and labor-saving ideas
- Suitability of various designs
- Frame repair methods
- Fans and air deflectors
- Step-by-step replacement procedures
- Materials and design features
- Fits, clearances and importance of finish
- Aluminum vs. copper
- Performance characteristics
- 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
- Labyrinth seal design
- Repair methods
- Aftermarket seal modifications: lip seals, non-contact bearing isolators
- 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.
Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Saturday: 8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.