Electric Motor Rewinding has a place in helping the environment.

Let’s say you’ve got an 160kW electric motor that needs a rewind. You are either going to send it for a rewind or replace it. Does the environment or circular economy play a part in your decision? We recently carried out an exercise just to see how much of a motor was recyclable. The results? quite surprisingly really. The 160kW …

On first viewing you can see the rotor lamination pack on the left-hand side, then the cage extended to a length greater than the lamination pack

Have you ever seen one of these motors before?

On first viewing you can see the rotor lamination pack on the left-hand side, then the cage extended to a length greater than the lamination pack, there are air agitation fins on the extended cage and what looks to be another alloy cladding the extended cage. I’ve had 35 years in and around the motor repair business and this was …

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Everyone knows the importance of core loss testing, but why do so many rewinders dismiss it?

“One of the most important quality assurance tools in the motor rewinding trade is the core loss tester Websites and promotional material from electric motor rewind companies from around the world tend to push one message “Quality Electric Motor Rewinds”, after all, nobody is going to admit to being sub-standard in a competitive industry. But what amazes me, is how …

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Low cost, wireless, online condition monitoring solutions from Fletcher Moorland

Usually, when you price up permanent online condition monitoring solutions the price is usually in the thousands of pounds, putting it out of reach of many businesses, Fletcher Moorland have developed a solution not in the thousands of pounds but in the hundreds! The image above shows the equipment we are using in our next installation. We are installing this …