Last year, the plant added a production line to accommodate a particular customer. It’s been nothing but trouble ever since. The line includes a 50 HP drive motor and several smaller motors, six extrusion system heaters, a dye mixer/feeder system, a baking/drying section, and cooling fans. The biggest headache is the frequent need to replace motors. Nobody can figure out why the failure rate is so high. A consultant “solved” the “motor overheating problem” with a
Electrical Troubleshooting Quiz - December 8, 2015
Nobody can figure out why the product line's drive motor failure rate is so high.