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DRIVE ELEMENTS MOTORS

Maintenance Frequency
Description Comment Daily Monthly Quarterly
1. Mountings. Check condition. x

2. Motor casing. Check ventilating x


louvres are clear.
3. Bearings. Lubricate where x
external nipples or
4. Brushes. lubricators are fitted.
Check condition and
replace if necessary.

5. Windings. Clean and test.


6. Terminals and connections. Check and ensure that
they are secure.

7. Rating. Check motor running


current.

8. Variable speed drives and other solid state Refer to manufacturer.


controls.

9. Check, measure and record insulation


resistance.
10. Check, measure and record
earth continuity.
H Yearly Yearly NOTES
Motor should run without any excessive
vibration.

See relevant section.

Check annually bearing wear by


measuring shaft float and end play and
x replace lubricant in motor bearings.

x
x

x The running current should not exceed


the full load value (FLC) shown on the
motor data plate.

x Faults and any special maintenance


requirements should be referred to the
manufacturer as specialised skills are needed to
deal with this type of equipment. See relevant
section.
x