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Mechanical Repair Fundamentals of Electric Motors (2nd Edition)

Event specifics
Type of education: 
Seminar
Date of the event: 
Friday, April 13, 2018 to Saturday, April 14, 2018
Discount deadline: 
Thursday, March 22, 2018
Instructor: 
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

READ MORE ABOUT THE VALUABLE BOOK PROVIDED WITH THIS SEMINAR!

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.

Price
Member price: 
$489 per person ($529 after the discount deadline)
Nonmember price: 
$589 per person ($629 after the discount deadline)
Hotel information

Double Tree Hotel Charlotte Airport
2600 Yorkmont Road
Charlotte, NC 28208

Rate: $109. Rate good through 3/22/2018.
RESEERVE A ROOM ONLINE
Reservation phone number: 704-357-9100. (Be sure to mention yourself as being with EASA.)

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