Continental Group - Electric Motor Service

By: Continental Electric  09-12-2011
Keywords: electric motor, Coils, Motors And Generators

Electric Motor Service


Many times, it is more economical to repair or rewind than to replace your motors and generators. We will inspect and advise you as to what is your most cost-effective option. All repairs and rewinds are delivered back to you in better-than-new condition backed by our industry leading repair warranty. Our facilities are equipped to handle repairs, rewinds, and overhauls in-house up to 35 tons or 12,000 hp. Please see below for the electric motor services available at our shops.

Electric Motor Services - Both Calgary and Edmonton
24 Hour Emergency Service V.P.I Process - 478 Epoxy
Dip Tank - 605 Epoxy Automated Coil Winder
Service Reports Available Upon Request Core Loss Testing
Dynamometer Load Testing AC and DC Motors
Explosion Proof CSA Certified Facilty for Explosion Proof Motors
Member of Electrical Apparatus Service Association (EASA) Armature Banding Equipment
Quality Assurance Program ISO 9001:2000 Shaft Repairs Using Electroplating Technology
Complete Machine Shop Facility Pick Up and Delivery Available
Armature Rewind (All Types) Hermetic Motor Rewind
Pumps Magnet Rewind
Electric Motor Services Specialties
Calgary Edmonton
500 kVA Testing Capacity 50-4160 Volt AC 1500 kVA Testing Capacity 50-6,900 Volt AC
500 Amp, 0-600 Volt DC 600 Amp, 0-750 Volt DC
Up to 12,000 lb Balancing Stand Schenck 6 Ton Balancing Stand
Epoxylite Impregnation for Expedited Turn Around Welding and Fabrication Facility
Patented Process for Wash-Guarding Motors Cranes - Hoists

Testing Services

Continental Electrical Motor Services offers a wide variety of testing to ensure that your motor or generator will exceed your performance expectations. our testing capabilities consist of:

  • AC Testing to 4160 volts/DC testing to 800 volts
  • Dynamometer testing: AC horizontal to 900 hp
  • Core loss testing, conventional, or utilizing digistal EL CID
  • Hipot, surge, and power factor testing of all size motors and generators
  • Switchgear testing and maintenance

Vacuum Pressure Impregnation Systems (VPI)

A motor winding that undergoes VPI is virtually impervious to oil, moisture, and chemical contaminants. VPI provides 100% solid mass structure that gies you the greatest mechnical strength a cooler running motor due to superior heat dissipation, with the highest level of environmental protection. Used for AC and DC motor stators, armatures, field coils, transformers, and applications such as lifting magnets.

Dynamic Balancing

Proper balancing promotes longer bearing life. Nearly anything that rotates, or is supported in bearings that allow it to rotate, needs balancing to ensure quality performance and equipent reliability. Continental Electrical Motor Services can provide dynamic balancing up to 15,000 lbs in our service centers or provide balancing services.

Laser Alignment

Laser alignment increases operating time of equipment, increases productivity, and decreases down time. Laser alignment, performed by a properly trained technician provides more accurate alignment than feeler gauges or dial indicators in less time.

Replacement Coils and Winding

All coils are inspected for fit, finish, electrical soundness, and dielectric integrity. Coils are hi-pot tested to ensure insulation values and surge tested at 100% of the determined original test voltage. Continental Electrical Motor Services can test the following types of coils in-house:

  • Armature Coils
  • Brake Coils
  • DC Field and Interpole Coils
  • AC Synchronous Field Coils
  • 460 volt AC to 13,800 volt AC VPI Form > Wound Stator Coils
  • Specialty Control Coils

Keywords: Coils, electric motor, Electrical Motor, Motor Services, Motors And Generators

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