Motor Rewinds and Repairs Blog


Mawdsleys Raise Vital Funds for Harefield Hospital at Golf Day

Posted by Pete Woodward on October 21, 2019

On the 18th September, employees, customers and suppliers of Mawdsleys took to the fairway for a day of golf and fundraising, with all money raised going to a very worthy cause. Find out more about the event, the winners in both categories and the very deserving charity that the funds raised were donated to


Complete Diesel Generator Maintenance Guide

Posted by Pete Woodward on February 20, 2019

Diesel generators play an important role in many environments including schools and Government buildings, hospitals, events, construction sites and more – providing a backup source of power should the mains fail. Whilst being a reliable and cost-effective source of backup power, neglecting proper care and maintenance of a diesel generator increases the risk of failure… Read more »


What’s The Real Cost Of a Motor Repair or Rewind?

Posted by Pete Woodward on October 26, 2018

If your operation depends on an electric motor, you’ll understand the importance of ensuring consistent motor performance to the required standard to keep your business profitable. You’ll also no doubt understand how disruptive an unplanned electric motor rewind or repair can be to your business. At Mawdsleys, we’ve carried out hundreds of motor repairs, rewinds… Read more »


5 Steps to Improving Electric Motor Performance

Posted by Pete Woodward on September 14, 2018

If you rely on electric motors to power your business, consistent performance is key to keeping productivity and profit margins high. Unfortunately, so many Clients we are called out to are running their motors inefficiently – often only paying attention to their motors when they fails or begins to show drastic underperformance. To avoid downtime… Read more »


Take a Tour Of Our Fully Equipped In-house Workshop

Posted by Pete Woodward on July 13, 2018

From the start of this year, we have been busy refurbishing and setting up our new workshops to construct a state of the art motor rewind and repair facility for our customers in our new location. You can see here when we first got the keys at the end of last year, just how much… Read more »


Exciting times for Mawdsleys!

Posted by Pete Woodward on November 23, 2017

As we draw towards the end of 2017 we have finally received the keys to our new premises. An exciting day as we took possession of our new building and started to make firm plans on how it could be converted into suitable office and manufacturing space. Since then there has been lots of activity… Read more »


Have You Seen Our New Vans?

Posted by Pete Woodward on October 9, 2017

It has been an exciting few months here at Mawdsleys, not only are we in the process of moving into a bigger, more efficient location, we have also undergone a rebrand. Our new logo was designed to reflect the Mawdsleys values of innovation and precision engineering alongside a continued commitment to deliver the best service… Read more »


New Location and Rebrand 2017

Posted by Pete Woodward on August 3, 2017

Since we opened for business the loyal support of our customers has helped us establish our business firmly as a British manufacturer with specialist precision engineering skills that design, manufacture and service rotating electrical machinery. We have an exciting change to announce.


Meet The New Sales Manager At Mawdsleys

Posted by Pete Woodward on January 26, 2017

Mawdsleys are pleased to announce the appointment of Gary Cox as Sales Manager for our Key accounts, with a special focus on naval business throughout the UK and Europe. Gary joins Mawdsleys having worked for Flowserve for many years, Gary’s experience and customer contacts are a huge plus for Mawdsleys and the growth of the… Read more »


Carbon Brushes In DC Motors – Common Causes Of Fault and How To Prevent Them

Posted by Pete Woodward on November 14, 2016

DC (direct current) motor rewinds and repairs have been one of our specialist services for many years and in our experience, carbon brush wear is one of the most common causes of DC motor failure, alongside carbon dust and commutator surface wear caused by bad contact with the brushes. Carbon brushes are found in many… Read more »

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