Categories for Motor Repair

Never Put Water on an Electric Motor in Case of Fire, and More Tips About Electric Motor Repair in Columbia, TN

October 19, 2018

Electric fires are all too common in repair shops and industrial locations. Whether it’s old or defective wiring or fires that build up in motors, there’s always a risk of fire if one does not keep up with maintenance of these electric components. Therefore, it’s important you take whatever steps necessary to mitigate potential electrical fire hazards. Take a look around and you’ll see these potential hazards just about everywhere—it could be something as innocuous as a pile of dust or a clump of spider webs. You should also be on the lookout for unprotected light bulbs in work areas... View Article

Safety Rules for Electric Motors

October 5, 2018

Occasionally you may need to analyze your electric motors and make some necessary repairs. Of course, any time you’re working with electricity and/or mechanical devices, you need to abide by some basic safety precautions so you can avoid hurting yourself or others. Here are a few safety rules for electric motors, from a company specializing in electric motor repair in Columbia, TN: Create a safe environment: You can’t safely perform a repair job if you’re not working in a safe space. You should have plenty of light in the area so you can see exactly what you’re doing, and your... View Article

What Is the Most Powerful Electric Motor in the World?

July 27, 2018

In Greek mythology, Zeus was the most powerful god. His lightning bolts were both feared and revered. But could his electrical powers match those of the most powerful electric motor in the world? The U.S. Navy is giving Zeus a run for his money. The god of thunder might need electric motor repair in Columbia, TN if he ever encountered this motor mammoth! The Most Powerful Electric Motor in the World A high temperature superconductor (HTS) developed by Northrop Grumman Corporation and tested by the U.S. Navy holds this title. It is the world’s first 36.5 megawatt (49,000 horsepower) HTS... View Article

When Is It Time to Replace Electric Motor Bearings?

January 30, 2018

Your electric motor requires the function of several different components to operate effectively. Electric motor bearings help keep your motor running and allow your machinery to continue to operate effectively over long periods of time. Unfortunately, all mechanical parts eventually begin to become worn or damaged. In many cases, you can restore the function of electric motor bearings simply by greasing the parts. It’s important to understand how to properly grease your bearings to promote effective operation of your electric motor. Any time that you are concerned with the operation of your motor, you should find a professional who offers... View Article

Safety Tips for Working on Electric Motors

November 10, 2017

Many types of electric motor repair in Columbia, TN offer DIY opportunities. If you are feeling handy (or want to learn to be more so), you can dig into a project with the right tools and instructions. However, your first priority should be safety. Before starting on any electric motor repair in Columbia, TN, take the proper safety precautions. Following are a few of the top concerns to consider before diving into your project. Skipping these procedures can lead to injury, fire and electric shock: Work area prep: Do you have a proper workspace to complete your electric motor repair... View Article

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