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Proper Motor Cleaning: Avoiding Damage to the Motor and the Environment

Publication date: 
March 2015
Author(s): 
Tom Bishop, P.E., EASA Senior Technical Support Specialist
Type of media: 
Webinar recording
Recording duration: 
61 minutes

This session examines features, benefits and drawbacks of both conventional and alternative methods of cleaning electric motors.

Methods covered include:

  • immersion tanks
  • steam cleaning
  • parts-washing machines
  • pressure washers
  • abrasives
  • ultrasonic devices

Environmental options for handling waste by-products are also addressed. If you are considering changing your cleaning methods, this webinar is for you.

Topic(s): 
AC motors
DC motors
Frame
Repair procedures and tips
Safety
Service center equipment