Motor and generator winding services suppliers specialize in producing custom motors, generators and custom windings per customer specifications, as well as companies that specialize in motor repair and refurbishing.  Motor types that are commonly wound by suppliers of motor and generator winding services include brushless motors, brush motors, linear motors, power generators, servo motors, stepper motors, switch reluctance motors, torque motors, and traction motors.  Motors can be...
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Q & A on Motor and Generator Winding Services

We asked our users for their input on Motor and Generator Winding Services. Here are the results of 66 users familiar with Motor and Generator Winding Services.

Who Took Our Poll? | Design Trends | Applications and Use | Features | Buying Advice |

Design TrendsTop

Q:
What new technologies are influencing motor and generator winding services?
10 answers
Answers:
Mainly that they are updated in the field for which they service. Keep their technicians educated with the latest technologies.
~Bill B, Purchaser, Farmington, NM
Not technology rather, price to rewind a particular motor and there is plenty available in the market.
~Technical Support/Services, Rizal, Philippines
Automatic rewinding and coil inserter. Core loss tester, Surge Tester.
~Engineering, Consulting, RAWANG, Malaysia
Latest technology is very useful in repairing motors and generators.
~Teuku Fachridansyah, Technical Support, Jakarta, Indonesia
RES or should I say RER, R for Resources rather than S for Sources
~Phoebus S, ??, Oss, The Netherlands
High temperature and longer life windings.
~Damon W, Engineer, Juliette, GA
Predictive maintenance and testing
~Howard Penrose, Vice President Engineering and Reliability Services, Glen Elln, IL
AC motors and turbine generators
~Don Meier, Engineer, Basin, U.S.A
Variable Frequency Drives
~Richard M, Technical Support, Shreveport, LA
Cad/cam support
~Jimmy M, Builder/Contractor, Galway, Ireland

Q:
From your perspective, which companies are creating the most innovative motor and generator winding services?
8 answers
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Dreisilker Electric Motors, Inc.
~Howard Penrose, Vice President Engineering and Reliability Services, Glen Elln, IL
Nearly all this side of the pond.
~Jimmy M, Builder/Contractor, Galway, Ireland
Hugh Scott and his followers.
~Phoebus S, ??, Oss, The Netherlands
ABB, Westinghouse
~Engineering, Consulting, RAWANG, Malaysia
Tesla Motors
~Don Meier, Engineer, Basin, U.S.A
ABB, Parker
~Teuku Fachridansyah, Technical Support, Jakarta, Indonesia
GE
~Damon W, Engineer, Juliette, GA
Still am searching for that company.
~Bill B, Purchaser, Farmington, NM

Applications and UseTop

Q:
What are some of the projects you have used motor and generator winding services for?
22 answers
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Rewinding of motors up to 0.75kw to 275kw motor in India cements ltd, Madras cements ltd, Ambika sugars ltd (power division). And also did rewinding of distribution transformers for tamilnadu electricity board(TNEB).
~Engineering, Consulting, CUDDALORE, India
I have 40 years experience in the Repair Industry. Have repaired & troubleshot motors for the paper, wood, rubber, steel, locomotive, ships, and utility industries, just to name a few.
~Richard M, Technical Support, Shreveport, LA
I don't have any experience with windings. I would like to know how Telsa Motors are doing their windings to get horsepower without consuming a lot of energy.
~Don Meier, Engineer, Basin, U.S.A
We rewind and service all types of generators, motors, transformers etc. that can be done in a small workshop.
~Technical Support/Services, Castries St Lucai, St. Helena
Rewinding 8000kW 6.6kV motor and many more ratings for all type of industries.
~Engineering, Consulting, RAWANG, Malaysia
Mainly for our large critical motor repairs during our annual outages.
~Bill B, Purchaser, Farmington, NM
Single phase winding in 2 pole generator. For stepper motor.
~Engineering, Design, Vizag, India
Rewinding of 63mva generator Rewinding of 143mva generator
~Technical Support/Services, BANGALORE, India
Rewinds of motors at end of life of motor insulation.
~Damon W, Engineer, Juliette, GA
Repair generators for ship propulsion
~Engineering, Process/Production, Bizerte, Tunisia
Utilities power generation programs
~Technical Support/Services, Coconut Creek, FL
To explain them to my students
~Engineering, Other, Iurreta, Spain
At airports, schools, homes
~Engineering, Other, Oranjestad, Aruba
Refrigeration & Windmills
~Engineering,Design, Koping, Sweden
We perform the services.
~Howard Penrose, Vice President Engineering and Reliability Services, Glen Elln, IL
Motor for pumping water
~Engineering, Process/Production, Aluva, India
Small scale windmills
~Phoebus S, ??, Oss, The Netherlands
Repair services
~Teuku Fachridansyah, Technical Support, Jakarta, Indonesia
Prime mover.
~Technical Support/Services, Rizal, Philippines
Professional
~Husnain Rana, Technical Support, Jampur, Pakistan
A/C Ref
~Technical Support/Services, SAN JUAN, TX
Various
~Jimmy M, Builder/Contractor, Galway, Ireland

Q:
Please share with us any “non-standard” projects that motor and generator winding services have been used for.
5 answers
Answers:
Using magnetic pellets that could be moved past windings with a liquid in a cyclone motion to generate electricity. Using a recycling pump and gravity in hopes to generate more energy than consuming. Does anyone have any thoughts on this?
~Don Meier, Engineer, Basin, U.S.A
We have started performing field testing and cleaning of hydro generators.
~Howard Penrose, Vice President Engineering and Reliability Services, Glen Elln, IL
Conversion of 3@motor run on single phase source.
~Technical Support/Services, Rizal, Philippines
We still use manual way in rewinding.
~Teuku Fachridansyah, Technical Support, Jakarta, Indonesia
Schraga mechanical speed control
~Jimmy M, Builder/Contractor, Galway, Ireland

Q:
Do you know of any disastrous mistakes that occurred due to faulty or incompetent practices of motor and generator winding services?
5 answers
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Yes, prior to me taking over this commodity, we had one service company that could not get the winding correct after 3 attempts. We ended up sending it out to another service company and costing us over $185K to have it done correctly.
~Bill B, Purchaser, Farmington, NM
Yes, we have seen a record number of core replacements due to improper coil removal practices by other repair shops.
~Howard Penrose, Vice President Engineering and Reliability Services, Glen Elln, IL
Lost production time to do rework on motor.
~Damon W, Engineer, Juliette, GA
Motors and generators become inefficient.
~Teuku Fachridansyah, Technical Support, Jakarta, Indonesia
Many
~Richard M, Technical Support, Shreveport, LA

FeaturesTop

Q:
What would your design or feature "wish list" be for this service's capabilities?
7 answers
Answers:
Using magnetic pellets that could be moved past windings with a liquid in a cyclone motion to generate electricity. Using a recycling pump and gravity in hopes to generate more energy than consuming. Does anyone have any thoughts on this?
~Don Meier, Engineer, Basin, U.S.A
To have database on technical specification be available on net to all existing and future design of motor.
~Technical Support/Services, Rizal, Philippines
Make sure bearing lubrication is vented so it doesn't get in windings.
~Damon W, Engineer, Juliette, GA
Full range and staffs take the ownership of the service.
~Engineering, Consulting, RAWANG, Malaysia
How to design re-engineering roll motors and generators.
~Teuku Fachridansyah, Technical Support, Jakarta, Indonesia
Continued expansion of capabilities.
~Howard Penrose, Vice President Engineering and Reliability Services, Glen Elln, IL
Tighter detail
~Jimmy M, Builder/Contractor, Galway, Ireland

Buying AdviceTop

Q:
Do you have any advice for people relative to buying or using motor and generator winding services?
5 answers
Answers:
Always make sure the warranty is in place; check references before doing business with any new supplier.
~Bill B, Purchaser, Farmington, NM
Select high quality and reliability with best cost and not just based on price.
~Howard Penrose, Vice President Engineering and Reliability Services, Glen Elln, IL
Use a high quality motor shop that follows IEEE and EASA guide lines.
~Richard M, Technical Support, Shreveport, LA
Use only high quality copper wire and follow standards.
~Husnain Rana, Technical Support, Jampur, Pakistan
Be prepared to make own decision.
~Jimmy M, Builder/Contractor, Galway, Ireland

Q:
Is there any advice you want to share with users to help them avoid common errors in selection or usage of motor and generator winding services?
4 answers
Answers:
Always consider one's own knowledge.
~Jimmy M, Builder/Contractor, Galway, Ireland
Get grade b or better insulation.
~Damon W, Engineer, Juliette, GA
Avoid burnout ovens repairs!
~Howard Penrose, Vice President Engineering and Reliability Services, Glen Elln, IL
Just rely on the expert.
~Teuku Fachridansyah, Technical Support, Jakarta, Indonesia


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