When deciding whether to repair or replace your electric motor, there are numerous aspects to consider. Price, lead times, the state of the electric motor, historical data, and other factors are some of these. The general criteria we use to help our customers decide whether to repair or replace their electric motor Replacements are listed below.

You ought to be aware that not all vibrations are created equal. Your motor may vibrate continuously or intermittently, both of which can signify many things. While pulsating vibrations can be challenging to discover, constant vibrations are typically a little easier to notice and recognise. There is no superior or inferior sort of vibration. However, you should take the situation seriously because your motor can be permanently damaged if you don’t tighten a bolt or hire a qualified maintenance expert.

What is the importance of your electric motor?

Is your production halted as a result of the failed electric motor. Or is it on a machine that you just sometimes use? Your business is losing money if this motor failure causes a decrease in production. How you choose to repair or replace your electric motor depends on how important it is to your production process. The cost of repair versus replacement and the lead time of the replacement motor will be covered in more detail.

Do you have a backup available? Because you won’t be under time pressure. Having a backup electric motor for your malfunctioning. One will ease some of the decision-making below. If you don’t have a spare, we’ll explain how to weigh cost. Lead time when deciding whether to fix or replace. We strongly advise keeping a replacement machine on available for essential equipment. We do recognise that having a spare for some companies’ equipment occasionally is not financially viable.

Repairing or replacing an electric motor: cost

Every time an electric motor is in need of repair, we look into the cost of new for our clients. We always aim to provide our customers choices so they may decide for themselves whether to fix or replace. It often advise a replacement motor. When the cost of repair is between 50% and 80% of the cost of a new one. They are aware that this is a broad guideline. But a variety of considerations, including lead time, energy savings. Like-for-like replacement, and others, are taken into consideration.

Please remember to check to see if the motor replacement option is appropriate for your application. On occasion, we observe cost-cutting strategies. That involve choosing a cheap replacement from a less dependable manufacturer. Over a more expensive, high-quality manufacturer. If you opt to take this course, be aware that your motor’s lifespan. Dependability may suffer, which could eventually lead to greater maintenance expenditures.

The state of the motor is another element that may affect the cost in this choice. If the failed motor only needs a little overhaul. The cost of repair may be less than the recommended range of 50 to 80% of the cost of a new one. However, the cost of repair can very well be higher. Than the cost of a new motor if a motor needs a complete overhaul (consider rewinding, machining work, etc.).

Do dimensions matter? Once a conventional motor reaches a particular size, replacing it rather than repairing it is more cost-effective. In general, it is more cost-effective to replace any typical AC induction. T frame motors that are between 50 and 75. You can make this choice with the assistance of our qualified automobile specialists.

Repairing or replacing an electric motor: lead time

When selecting a choice, it’s critical to consider the lead time of a replacement motor. The cost of motor maintenance. It is simple to choose to Motor Replacements. If one is easily accessible and reasonably priced in comparison to the Electric Motor Replacements. On the other side, you need to stand back and reevaluate if the lead time for new is longer than the lead time for a repair. I’ll give you an illustration:

  • Hourly cost of downtime equals $1,000
  • The standard workweek is 40 hours.
  • Cost of New = $10,000, lead time of 4 weeks
  • Repair costs are $20,000 with a one-week lead time.

Cost of new, taking into account lost output, would be: $10,000 + ($1,000*(40*4)) = $170,000

Cost of repair, taking into account lost output, would be $20,000 + ($1,000*(40*1)) = $60,00

Repair or Replace an Electric Motor: Other Considerations

Price and lead time, two of the most crucial factors in your decision to repair vs. replace, have been covered. While these are the primary variables. There are other considerations that should be made. Such as energy savings, replacement motor specs, previous maintenance history, and how frequently this motor has failed in the past.

Power Savings

Energy efficiency is something that motor manufacturers are constantly working to improve. If the failed motor was an older model. There’s a good chance the new motor will use less energy than the old one. In this situation, replacing your motor could result in energy savings.

Specifications for a Motor Replacements

Although the nameplate specs of theElectric Motor Replacements can be identical to those of your old motor. The size of the motor itself might be different (smaller). It can be challenging for your team to install the replacement motor. In the original application because of its lower size. With your Dreisilker representative, confirm the motor’s and its frame’s measurements.

As a result

The choice of whether to repair or replace your electric motor depends on a variety of criteria. Numerous consumers receive daily assistance from our knowledgeable automotive experts in making this crucial choice. We’ll work with you to determine our costs and lead times. As well as any other aspects that might affect your choice. If you have any inquiries concerning electric motor repair or replacement, contact us right away.