Electric Motor Repair Blog

How to Prevent Rolling Element Bearing Failure

How to Prevent Rolling Element Bearing Failure

Here’s a statistic you should know: mechanical failure, rather than electrical failure, is the cause of 80% of failures in electric motors.  Unplanned failures cost facilities countless dollars each year due to the resulting loss of productivity, overtime repairs, and...

Electric Motor Reconditioning: Why and How

Electric Motor Reconditioning: Why and How

Electric Motor Reconditioning: Why and How Plant reliability has many facets, including the planned removal and reconditioning of critical electric motors and other electromechanical equipment. There are a host of benefits to reconditioning, but scheduled reconditions...

Plant Shutdown Tips for Electric Motors

Plant Shutdown Tips for Electric Motors

During a plant outage, proper shutdown and startup procedures for rotating equipment is critical to see your system smoothly and predictably come back online.  Here are some tips and thoughts for executing a reliable shutdown & startup for your plant. Tip #1: Keep...