Bosch Rexroth MSK Servo Motors, repairing and aligning the encoder.

  I’ll start with a bit of history here as I’ve been in the servo motor repair industry for over 25 years. Back then we saw pretty basic servo motors, many were resolver fed, a lot with incremental encoders and some more complex Yaskawa motors with absolute encoders. We had to...

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...

5 sure-fire signs your HMI or control panel is about to fail

HMIs and visual control panels are common on modern-day factory equipment, they are the interface between the machine and the operator.  (hence HumanMachine Interface – HMI). But did you know they are constantly giving us feedback about their own health status? Well if you know the subtle signs to look for,...