AC Induction Motor Maintenance

Learning objectives

  • List the common causes of motor failure
  • Identify some items to check when visually inspecting an electric motor
  • List conditions to watch for when maintaining electric motors
  • Discuss the value of checking and monitoring motor operating temperatures
  • Describe the difference between sleeve bearings and rolling element bearings
  • Describe how lubrication differs between sealed bearings and open face bearings
  • List some common causes of vibration
  • Discuss the value of monitoring voltage

Course overview

When you complete this lesson, you will be able to describe general electric motor maintenance and inspection activities.

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