DoYourServoMotorsLook

Do Your Servo Motors Look Like This: A Case for Standard Reconditioning

How Standard Reconditioning can vastly decrease the odds of a catastrophic breakdown

The machine environment can be a caustic one, with all kinds of opportunity for contamination to spew onto a servo motor.  Though your system and servo’s may be running fine, it’s only a matter of time before a buildup of contaminates (such as cutting fluids and metal shavings) will eventually creep inside the bearings and the stator and make a motor vulnerable to a catastrophic breakdown.  Contamination in the encoder and brake assembly due to improper maintenance is also common.

Recent Job Report #4 -FANUC Alpha i Series AC Servo Motor Repair

Fanuc A06B-0265-B102

Here is a Fanuc Alpha i servo motor ready for assembly.

Repair Zone has been seeing an influx of newer generation Fanuc Alpha i Series servo motors and drives coming in for repair.  An Aerospace parts manufacturer in California sent us this Fanuc A06B-0265-B102 Alpha i servo motor for evaluation because it was increasingly noisey.  In our initial evaluation,