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Electric Motor Repair​

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Electric Motor Repair​

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"Reliable Repairs for Optimal Electric Motor Performance"​

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Electric Motor Repair​

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"Reliable Repairs for Optimal Electric Motor Performance"​

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Electric Motor Repair​

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"Reliable Repairs for Optimal Electric Motor Performance"​

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Contact Us

Electric Motor Repair​

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"Reliable Repairs for Optimal Electric Motor Performance"​

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Electric Motor Repair

Request Repair via below Chat with us or Call us @ 1-888-932-9183. Once we receive the request our Team members will call you to schedule a repair.

  • Electric motors are essential components in a wide range of applications, from industrial machinery to household appliances. Over time, these motors can experience wear and tear, leading to various issues that require repair or replacement.
  • Electric motor repair is a crucial process that ensures the reliable and efficient operation of various equipment and machinery. By addressing issues promptly and following the appropriate repair procedures, the lifespan of electric motors can be extended, reducing downtime and maintenance costs.
  • Bearing Failure: Bearings are crucial components that support the motor shaft and allow it to rotate smoothly. Worn or damaged bearings can cause excessive noise, vibration, and premature motor failure.

  • Winding Insulation Breakdown: The insulation surrounding the motor windings can degrade due to factors such as heat, moisture, or electrical stress, leading to short circuits or grounding issues.

  • Brush Wear: In DC motors, brushes are responsible for transferring electrical current to the commutator. Worn or damaged brushes can cause arcing, excessive friction, and poor motor performance.

  • Commutator Wear: The commutator, found in DC motors, is a rotating component that facilitates the transfer of electrical current to the windings. A worn or pitted commutator can lead to sparking, brush wear, and reduced efficiency.

  • Overheating: Excessive heat buildup within the motor can be caused by various factors, such as overloading, poor ventilation, or bearing failure, leading to insulation breakdown and potential motor failure.

  • Diagnosis: Before any repairs, a thorough diagnosis is essential to identify the root cause of the problem. This typically involves visual inspections, electrical testing, and evaluating the motor’s performance.
  • Disassembly: If the problem requires internal repairs, the motor will need to be disassembled. This process involves removing the casing, end bells, and carefully separating the internal components.
  • Inspection and Cleaning: Once disassembled, all components must be thoroughly inspected for wear, damage, or contamination. Cleaning is crucial to remove any debris or residue that could cause further issues.
  • Bearing Replacement: If the bearings are worn or damaged, they will need to be replaced with new or refurbished bearings of the correct size and specifications.
  • Rewinding: In cases of winding insulation breakdown or severe damage, the motor may need to be rewound. This process involves carefully removing the old windings and installing new ones, following the correct winding patterns and insulation techniques.
  • Commutator Resurfacing or Replacement: For DC motors, a worn or pitted commutator may require resurfacing (turning or undercutting) or complete replacement, depending on the extent of the damage.
  • Brush Replacement: If the brushes in a DC motor are worn or damaged, they will need to be replaced with new brushes of the correct material and specifications.
  • Reassembly: After replacing or repairing the necessary components, the motor must be carefully reassembled, following the manufacturer’s specifications and torque requirements.
  • Testing and Adjustments: Before reinstallation, the repaired motor should undergo testing to ensure proper operation, and any necessary adjustments should be made.
  • Reinstallation: Finally, the repaired or replaced motor is reinstalled into the equipment or application, and all connections and alignments are checked and adjusted as needed. See our millwrighting services for additional information
  • Professional Expertise: Electric motor repairs often require specialized knowledge, tools, and equipment. It’s generally recommended to seek the services of a qualified motor repair technician, especially for complex repairs.

  • Safety Precautions: Working with electrical equipment can be hazardous. Proper safety measures, such as lockout/tagout procedures, should be followed to prevent accidents.

  • Preventive Maintenance: Regular maintenance, including cleaning, lubrication, and inspections, can help extend the life of electric motors and prevent costly repairs.

  • Environmental Considerations: Proper disposal or recycling of motor components, such as windings and bearings, should be considered to minimize environmental impact.

We look forward to the opportunity to work with you – call us 24 hours a day at 1.888.932.9183 or contact us for a free quote.