Astute Class Submarine Motor Repair Case Study

Naval Motor Repair!

Astute Class Submarine – Dresser Root LP Blower Motor failure

Mawdsleys BER recently took receipt of subject motor that had failed due to operational issues on a compressor on a Astute Class submarine. Failure of the compressor had a detrimental effect on the Mawdsley’s (OEM) motor causing it also to fail.

The local repair company engaged to repair the motor were unable to do so. So Mawdsleys BER were called upon to deliver the repair in a defined timescale to enable the boat to go back to sea.

Initial findings determined that the outer rotor cage had failed and associated damage to the rotor bars. This had also resulted in the generation of hot molten metal that had penetrated the windings.

Mawdsleys BER were able to rewind the motor, replace the damaged rotor bars and manufacture a new outer rotor cage in house to support the repair and deliver the repaired motor back to the customer on time to allow the boat to be set back at sea.

Naval and Marine Services 

Mawdsleys is well positioned to serve the naval and marine sectors, with a range of specialist services and a fully equipped in house workshop to ensure minimal turnaround time on contracts. Key services we provide to the naval and marine sectors include:

Talk To The Experts 

Mawdsleys has the expertise and capabilities to carry out even the most complex of motor repair jobs. If you’re noticing under performance or downtime from your motor, give one of our expert team a call today on 0117 955 2481 or fill out a contact form and we’ll get back to you.

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