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EASA to offer three seminars in Spring program


Industry

February 23, 2015
By Bill Roebuck

St. Louis, MO – The Electrical Apparatus Service Association (EASA) has announced its Spring 2015 educational 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 described below.

Mechanical Repair Fundamentals of Electric Motors, 2nd Edition – March 20-21, 2015, in Cleveland, OH. The seminar addresses the basic mechanical aspects of motor repair. This latest edition expands the content of the original seminar by more than 50%.

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.

This seminar will benefit supervisors, mechanics and machinists, and anyone involved in the repair decision-making process.

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Fundamentals of DC Operation and Repair Tips – April 17-18, 2015, in Denver, CO. The seminar will cover DC machine theory and operation, as well as repair tips.

Topics will include testing and winding of armatures, fields, interpoles and compensating windings, machine work, balancing, assembly and final testing.

The theory portion is structured so that it can be grasped by entry-level personnel, while the overall material is in-depth enough that those with 30 years of experience or more will benefit

Fundamentals of Pump Repair – April 24-25 in St. Louis, MO. The seminar will cover the common repair procedures for centrifugal pumps, including submersible pumps, vertical turbine pumps, single stage end suction pumps and split case pumps. The procedures are also applicable to other style pumps.

For each type of pump, the inspection, disassembly, evaluation, repair and reassembly functions are presented. General pump test procedures will also be discussed.

EASA is an international trade organization consisting of more than 2,000 electromechanical sales and services firms in 59 countries. Through its many engineering and education programs, the association keeps members up to date on materials, equipment and state-of-the-art technology related to sales, service and maintenance of motors, generators, drives, controls, pumps and other electromechanical equipment.