Original air date November 30, 2018

Repair Best Practices to Maintain Motor Efficiency

One (1) Certified Professional Development Hour (PDH) available for all attendees.

Motor efficiency is the goal of every plant manager, but too often the motor’s operation is the only factor considered. Motor reliability is a function not just of its operational state, but how the motor is monitored and maintained. Join Plant Engineering as we explore the relationship between motor maintenance and motor efficiency.

Presenter Bio:
Tom Bishop is a senior technical support specialist with the Electrical Apparatus Service Association (EASA). Bishop joined the EASA staff in 2002 with more than 30 years of hands-on and engineering experience at electrical machinery manufacturing and apparatus service firms. He has a BS in Electrical Engineering and is a licensed professional engineer. Bishop has authored dozens of technical articles and papers, and presented numerous seminars on electric motor application, maintenance and repair. In addition, he is chairman of EASA’s Technical Services Committee and a principal member of the National Fire Protection Association Electrical Equipment Maintenance Committee (NFPA 70B).

Learning objectives:

  • An explanation of how repair processes affect motor efficiency and reliability.
  • Descriptions of the best repair practices to maintain or improve efficiency.
  • An overview of the EASA Accreditation Program for service centers to prove compliance with good practice repairs via third-party auditing.

Presented By:
Tom Bishop, PE, Senior Technical Support Specialist, Electrical Apparatus Service Association (EASA)

Moderated By:
Bob Vavra, Content Manager, CFE Media