Electric Motor Failure

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Electric motor failure stems mostly from damaged bearings or stator windings. However, there are a number of other reasons they can fail. The most common failures in order are: bearing failure stator winding failure overheating power supply anomaly humidity contamination unusual mechanical loads Bearing Failure The main reasons for bearing failure are: improper lubrication electrical … Read more

Guide Bearing Failure on BS250

I went to change the blade on my Record BS250 bandsaw and the lower set of bearings were locked solid, you could just about feel movement if you rocked them back and forth. I removed the metal shields from the face of the bearings and as you can see they were full of sawdust. Interestingly all of the … Read more