Electric motor testing

Electrical motor is the common used in industry all over the world.It very important device to made production smoothly.To ensure the electrical motor condition is good or not,we must know how to testing it.

The electrician or maintenance person must have this skill to determine the electrical motor condition,defected or cannot use anymore.It can save the repair cost and maintenance expenditure.

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Troubleshooting method

When motor or machine / equipment not function properly,we must perform troubleshooting task to rectify the problem.It easy if we have a lot experience.

But…Dont worry,I will explain detail step by step how to troubleshooting when it not in good condition.

Firstly,before we start the troubleshooting task…the important thing is we must calm down and relax.Dont panic.We must calm to ensure we can thinks normal and can get the better idea for rectify the problem.Below is my step when perform troubleshooting task :

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Calculation of motor capacity

Electric motor is the one of common device for rotating equipment and it’s useful for smooth operation and make our process more faster and¬†efficiency.

But we must remember,we should sizing the motor capacity properly and must suitable with load,system and application for our process.

We can connect the electric motor with several types of mechanical load with gearbox,pulley,timing chain and etc.Proper calculation is must to avoid overload,bearing damage and motor burn due to wrong estimation about load. read more

AC Motor Nameplate

Motor name plate is the introduction or certificate for an electric induction motor.We can know in detail about an electric motor with refer to the nameplate.It same like our identification card or passport.All detail information about that electric motor we can get from this nameplate.

These parameters are then print onto the motor nameplate,it state a basic definition of what motor have received.Manufacturers often include additional information to further define a key motor features.

From motor name plate we can determine many things.All information is very useful when we perform installation,power supply termination,troubleshooting and repairing jobs. read more

Earthing Resistance Tester

When we need to perform Earthing or grounding resistance measurement,the important equipment that we must have is the Earthing resistance tester.

We can found many types and brand of Earthing resistance tester in the market.It’s depend on our budget,requirement and application on actual work site.We need to ensure this device must always calibrated to get the accurate reading.

This equipment is used to measure the resistance ( ohm) of the earth.It is important to ensure that the electrical installation grounding system in accordance with the specifications and meet the earthing requirement. read more