Motor Rewinds and Repairs Blog


Mawdsleys Achieves RISQS Verification

Posted by Pete Woodward on April 9, 2024

In the railway industry, ensuring safety, efficiency, and quality is crucial. Since 2018, the Railway Industry Supplier Qualification Scheme (RISQS) has been offering assurance for both buyers and suppliers within the rail sector. Mawdsleys has many years of experience operating in the rail industry, offering emergency repairs, fault finding services, rewinds and overhauls on all… Read more »


Two Mawdsleys Engineers Gain ATEX Motor Certification

Posted by Pete Woodward on March 25, 2024

At Mawdsleys we take pride in our commitment to excellence and staff development. We are pleased to announce that two of our engineers have completed certifications in the repair of hazardous area equipment (ATEX motors). Mike, completed the Online Ex Repair Refresher course, focusing on the repair, overhaul, and reclamation of equipment used in explosive… Read more »


Have You Seen Our New Vans?

Posted by Pete Woodward on February 20, 2024

It has been an exciting few weeks here at Mawdsleys HQ, with our fleet of service vans getting a fresh new look. We are delighted to show you our newly branded vans which represent the Mawdsley’s identity out on the roads. With an active fleet of fully equipped vans, we are uniquely placed to provide… Read more »


Mawdsleys Proud to Sponsor Olveston United

Posted by Pete Woodward on October 26, 2023

At Mawdsleys, we believe in giving back to the community and supporting local initiatives. That’s why we are thrilled to announce our sponsorship of local football team Olveston United. Olveston United was founded in 1926 and is a football club that has played an integral role in promoting the beautiful game within the local community… Read more »


Mawdsleys Becomes ISO 14001:2015 Certified

Posted by Pete Woodward on July 12, 2022

We are pleased to announce that as part of our commitment to operating more efficiently and reducing our impact on the environment, we have achieved ISO 14001:2015 certification. With many businesses and consumers considering their carbon footprint, this certification reflects our ethos of building a more sustainable business for our employees and customers. Find out… Read more »


Guide to Motors in Potentially Explosive Atmospheres

Posted by Pete Woodward on October 7, 2021

Explosion proof motors, otherwise referred to as ex motors or ATEX motors are a special type of motor that are designed to be used in hazardous environments where the risk of an explosion is higher. Whether it’s high humidity, extreme temperatures or dust in the air, an explosion proof motor has safety features in line… Read more »


Electric Motor Ingress Protection (IP) Ratings Explained

Posted by Pete Woodward on August 19, 2021

The Ingress Protection (IP) rating of a motor shows how well it protects against both water and solid foreign objects such as dust. Usually found on the motor nameplate, this information is crucial when choosing an electric motor as it ensures that the enclosure can protect the motor from the environment it is operating in…. Read more »


How To Read a Motor Nameplate

Posted by Pete Woodward on May 21, 2021

Found on all types of electric motor, the motor nameplate provides information about the motor’s construction and performance characteristics. Whilst motor standards are established on a country by country basis, most motors fall under the two main industry bodies: the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) and the National Electric Manufacturers Association (NEMA) and their nameplates adhere… Read more »


Free AC Motor Monthly Inspection Checklist

Posted by Pete Woodward on May 18, 2021

If your operation relies on an AC motor, you will understand how disruptive it can be when they start to underperform or fail. If you are responsible for the condition of an AC motor, download our free monthly inspection checklist which details the key checks you should perform each month. Talk To The Experts If… Read more »


Mawdsleys Workshop Refurbished for 2021

Posted by Pete Woodward on January 7, 2021

At Mawdsleys, we are extremely proud of our fully equipped motor rewind and repair facility which features machine, winding and balancing departments, a state of the art test area, spray booth, wash down station, and secure stock area. Our inhouse facility enables us to offer a more efficient service with a faster turnaround on jobs… Read more »

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