Spring Into Seminars

EASA announces 2018 educational schedule

The Electrical Apparatus Service Association (EASA) announced its Spring 2018 educational seminar schedule Monday, January 22. This year’s training options will hit three major American cities from mid-April to early May, covering essential, concrete electric motor repair topics from the world-renowned international trade organization consisting of approximately 1,800 electromechanical sales and service firms in 63 countries.

  • Mechanical Repair Fundamentals of Electric Motors, 2nd Edition April 13-14, 2018 in Charlotte, NC.  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.
  • Root Cause Failure Analysis – April 27-28, 2018 in St. Louis, MO. One of the most important factors to consider is why a motor failed.  This seminar explores the cause of motor failures from the most common to the unusual.  A methodology for identifying the most probable cause of failure is presented.  The seminar is recommended for owners, managers, supervisors, salespeople and technicians.
  • Fundamentals of DC Operation and Repair Tips May 4-5, 2018 in Tulsa, OK. 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

Attendance at EASA seminars is open to members and non-members. For more information, or to enroll, contact EASA by phone at 314-993-2220 or online at www.easa.com.

Through its many engineering and educational programs, EASA 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.

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