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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 »

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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 »

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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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Types of DC Motors

Posted by Pete Woodward on December 4, 2020

There are 3 main types of DC motor that are available:- Series, Shunt and Compound. These terms relate to the type of connection of the field windings with respect to the armature circuit. DC Series Motors A DC series motor will have its field windings connected in series with the armature. The series winding will… Read more »

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Mawdsleys Fully Operational Throughout Second National Lockdown

Posted by Pete Woodward on November 3, 2020

Dear customer, In light of the recent announcement that England will go into a second national lockdown from Thursday the 5th November until at least Wednesday 2nd December, we want to reassure you that we are fully operational in line the latest government guidelines and have measures in place to protect our staff, customers and… Read more »

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Mawdsleys Invest in EMiR Software to Improve Customer Service

Posted by Pete Woodward on June 1, 2020

At Mawdsleys, part of our ethos has always been about investing in the future, over the past 5 years, we’ve invested in a new premises with a state of the art fully equipped workshop, staff development and new branded vans to allow us to provide national coverage.

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Mawdsleys Fully Operational for Customer Base

Posted by Pete Woodward on March 24, 2020

We trust you are well and staying safe in these difficult and concerning times. We just wanted to let you know that as a key supplier & critical infrastructure business we are fully operational and ready to continue supporting your business with mechanical & electrical services, repairs and parts supply in our key market fields… Read more »

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Mawdsleys Response To COVID 19 (Coronavirus)

Posted by Pete Woodward on March 18, 2020

In light of the COVID 19 (coronavirus) outbreak, Mawdsleys is taking a wide range of measures to help contain the spread of the virus whilst ensuring no interruption of service for clients. Click the link below to read our full COVID-19 policy. We are keeping the situation under constant review and update this policy as… Read more »

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The Importance of Checking Motor Connections

Posted by berdev on November 6, 2019

As a rotating machines repair Company we see many types of failure on all types of motors and generators. Regardless of the machine type, one form of failure that is common to all is the damage caused by improper or loose connections. Whilst it is a small percentage of cases, we still see a handful… Read more »

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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

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