Motors and Pumps Eugene

Our team can handle installing and wiring any electric motors and pumps you have on site.

Installing New Electric Motors

Installing a new electric motor can seem like a daunting task and is best left to experienced electricians. It is important to ensure that the motor is the correct size and type for the intended application. It is also very crucial to carefully follow the manufacturer’s instructions for installation, including proper wiring and grounding. For safety reasons, it is recommended that a licensed electrician perform the installation, especially for larger motors or those in industrial settings. We also offer regular maintenance and inspection services to help extend the life of the motor and prevent unexpected downtime in the future. By taking proper care during installation and maintenance, Northwest Electric and Excavation Inc can ensure reliable and efficient motor performance for many years.

Diagnosing Motor Failures

Diagnosing electric motor failures can be a complex process that requires a thorough understanding of motor components and electrical systems. One common symptom of motor failure is a lack of operation or abnormal noises and/or overheating. To diagnose the cause of the failure, our electricians begin by conducting tests to check for proper voltage, continuity, and insulation resistance. We may also inspect the motor for signs of wear or damage, such as overheating or corrosion. In some cases, more advanced diagnostic tools may be used, such as thermal imaging cameras or vibration analysis equipment, to identify problems with specific components. Once the cause of the failure has been identified, repairs or replacement of the faulty components can be performed to restore the motor to proper working order. Regular maintenance and inspection can also help prevent motor failures before they occur.

Electric motors in use
Pump running smoothly after being repaired by electrician

Replacing and Repairing Pumps

Replacing and repairing industrial pumps is an essential task in many industries, such as manufacturing, oil and gas, and wastewater treatment. Industrial pumps are responsible for moving liquids or gases through various processes, and failure can result in costly downtime and production losses. Repairing a pump typically involves identifying the cause of the problem, such as worn or damaged seals, bearings, or impellers, and then replacing the faulty components. In some cases, a complete overhaul or rebuild of the pump may be necessary. When a pump cannot be repaired, replacement with a new or refurbished pump may be required. Our experienced electricians, who have a deep understanding of industrial pumps can recommend the best course of action for repairing or replacing a pump.