Motor Rewinding - Man or Machine?

Motor Rewinding – Man or Machine?

It seems on a few of my earlier posts that I’ve inadvertently added to the repair v replace argument for electric motors. On this post I just want to show my respect for the skilled craftsmen who, day-in day-out, rewind motors. Now just to show and I guess a few of you cannot un-see the motor winding picture above, what …

Comparing a repair versus new for an electric motor. Which is better?

Comparing a Repair Versus New for an Electric Motor. Which is Better?

The picture at the top of this post is a repaired ABB electric motor just about to leave our UK workshop. It’s not a big motor and there’ll be many people saying things like ‘it’s not worth repairing’,  ‘you’ll be better off buying new’, ‘A repair isn’t as good as a new motor’ and “you’ll lose efficiency if you repair it’. Well …