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Mechanical Repair Fundamentals of Electric Motors (2nd Edition)

Event specifics
Type of education: 
Date of the event: 
Friday, April 3, 2020 to Saturday, April 4, 2020
Discount deadline: 
Thursday, March 12, 2020
Chuck Yung, 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.

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

Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton
Irvine-Orange County Airport
2192 Dupont Drive
Irvine, CA 92612

Rate: $134. Rate good through 3/12/2020.
Phone: +1 949 748 1060 (Be sure to mention yourself as being with EASA.)

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