Motor Rewinds and Repairs Blog


Types of DC Motors

Posted by Pete Woodward on December 4, 2020

DC Motors have been a principal service offering at Mawdsleys since the company was founded in 1959. 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. Our blog post takes a… Read more »


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 »


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.


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 »


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 »


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 »


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


Does Your Electric Motor Need a Rewind?

Posted by berdev on October 11, 2019

If your motor has stopped working or is nuisance tripping then you may be able to diagnose the problem by performing a few basic checks. Before starting with the investigation it would be worth noting the general condition of the motor. Look for broken mounts/parts, signs of burning/carbon, contamination from various sources (water, oil, grease,… Read more »


How to Rewind an Armature from a DC Motor Generator Set

Posted by Pete Woodward on May 16, 2019

Rewinding an Armature from a DC Motor Set – Video Here’s an 11 minute video showing our engineer Rewinding a Double Armature on a  Single Shaft from a DC Motor Generator Set. Our engineer describes and shows important steps of our rewinding process from making diamond form wave band coils, inserting the coils into the armature,… Read more »


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 »

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