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DRIVE ELEMENTS MOTORS

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

2. Motor casing. Check x


ventilating
3. Bearings. louvres
Lubricateare
where x
clear.
external nipples
4. Brushes. or lubricators
Check condition x
are
and fitted.
replace if
necessary.
5. Windings. Clean and test. x
6. Terminals and connections. Check and ensure x
that they are
secure.
7. Rating. Check motor x
running current.

8. Variable speed drives and other Refer to x


solid state controls. manufacturer.

9. Check, measure and record x


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

See relevant section.

Check annually bearing wear


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

The running current should not


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