Monthly Archives: March 2012

Maintenance: It’s not just Fault Finding Part 2

What is Preventative Maintenance   Start at the   Beginning To put it all into one sentence, your job is to carry out preventative maintenance to all plant and equipment in a cost effective and efficient manner so as to … Continue reading

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Maintenance: It’s not just Fault Finding! Part 1

What Exactly Is My Role For this manual, I have focused on a generic type role description for the position of Maintenance Electrician. Take Ownership of What you do! Most companies will tell you that your role is to ensure … Continue reading

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Thermal Overload

This is a topic that we tend to overlook at times and that is the functioning of the Thermal Overload. We tend to remember to wire them into the circuit without paying too much attention to them at all. We … Continue reading

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3 Phase Forward Reverse

Now that we have had a look at some basic interlocking of an electrical circuit, let’s take a look at how you can put this to use. The circuit below is that of a three phase forward reverse. In this … Continue reading

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Maintenance Electrician

The company I work for are still experiencing continued growth. This has created an opportunity for a suitably qualified Maintenance Electrician to join our team. Have a look at the ad below and if this is you, please forward your … Continue reading

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Single Phase Motor Capacitor Start

We have had a look at motor testing on the three phase motors and I think we should also have a quick look at the single phase connection diagram. There are a number of single phase motors on various pieces … Continue reading

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