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Adjusting Brush Neutral

Publication date: 
June 2011
Author(s): 
Chuck Yung, EASA Senior Technical Support Specialist
Type of media: 
Webinar recording
Recording duration: 
57 minutes

This presentation demonstrates how to set brush neutral in DC machines. Several methods, with the benefits and drawbacks of each are explained. It also includes tips for permanent magnet and series-would machines, tips on how to recognize problems and settings that affect brush neutral, and what to check if the neutral adjustment seems higher than usual.

This presentation is most useful for service center and field technicians involved in the repair of DC machinery, service center managers engineers, or anyone involved in DC motor or generator repair, as well as those who are simply looking to expand their understanding.

Topic(s): 
DC motors
Brushes
Repair procedures and tips