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EASA announces spring electric motor seminar schedule

St. Louis, MO -- The Electrical Apparatus Service Association (EASA) has announced two programs for its Spring 2008...


St. Louis, MO — The Electrical Apparatus Service Association (EASA) has announced two programs for its Spring 2008 seminar schedule. Attendance at EASA seminars is open to members and non-members. For more information, or to enrol, contact EASA by phone at 314-993-2220 or online at www.easa.com.

Seminars available are:

Principles of Large AC Motors April 18-19, 2008, in Pittsburgh, PA. The course examines a wide range of topics including motor applications, safety considerations, vibration, starting methods, and reconditioning. While the seminar includes information on induction motors from 300 hp to 5,000 hp, most of the principles covered apply to AC motors of all sizes. The material is relevant to North American and international standards. This is an excellent seminar for maintenance technicians and field service personnel.

Mechanical Repair Fundamentals of Electric Motors May 2-3, 2008, in Nashville, TN. This popular seminar addresses the basic mechanical aspects of motor repair. Discussion will cover basic materials and their characteristics, the loading and stresses involved, the most common failure modes and patterns along with recommended repair practices as they relate to applications. EASA instructors will share a broad range of repair procedures and tips throughout the seminar.

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EASA is an international trade organization consisting of more than 2,000 electromechanical sales and services firms in 59 countries. For more information, visit www.easa.com.