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Electric motor and and MCC maintenance

Avoiding unexpected equipment downtime long-term requires a detailed preventive and predictive program. A proper preventive maintenance plan must cover the electric motors and controls in service within the plant. A correctly designed and implemented program will help ensure many hours of operation without unexpected downtime of any equipment.  Following these suggestions will set the plant on the path to a well-designed program, which should include the controls portion of the motors system. Start with a plan A good plan compares the costs of preventive maintenance (PM) and unexpected downtime. It also includes the cost of proper test equipment and tools. Training for in-house teams is needed for testing to be efficient and thorough. In some cases, it may be more cost-effective to use outside sources to perform the more complex tests. The plan must be documented; plan implementation can be quantified to ensure that costs are minimized while the systems are kept in a healthy