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...

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...

Having a ‘can do’ approach really pays off when supporting customers

As happens most Saturday mornings at Fletcher Moorland, the phone starts to ring and there’s a customer on the line with an urgent breakdown which needs sorting. Most calls at the weekend will be calmly and professionally handled by Jennie, who then puts the wheels into motion to make sure...

What is a Star Delta Motor Starter?

A 3 phase electric motor has 3 coils. These coils can be configured or connected either end to end (as a triangle) in Delta configuration or with 3 ends together as a Star. Why use 2 types of coil windings? If a stationary electric motor were started directly in Delta mode...