Category: DC Motors

Types of DC Motors

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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 »

5 Steps to Improving Electric Motor Performance

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 »

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

Carbon Brush Spares

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 »