To replace electric motor bearings, begin by disconnecting the motor from power supply. Find and remove the screws that join the two halves of the casing using a wrench. Separate the two motor casing halves using a flat ... More »

To make an electric fan, get fan blades and a motor or a kit which contains a fan, power supply, an electric motor and housing. Test the motor, connect the fan blade to the motor and hook the power supply. Complete the p... More »

To make an electric motor generator, attach a power source, such as a small gasoline engine, to the shaft of a permanent magnet electric motor. Determine whether an electric motor is a permanent magnet electric motor by ... More »

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You use an electric motor cross reference to help you get an appropriate replacement motor. You do this by cross-referencing the manufacturer's model number or the part number on the motor. More »

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When wiring an AC electric motor, consult with the user manual provided by the manufacturer whenever possible. If such a manual is not available, look for a wiring schematic printed somewhere on the motor. However, proce... More »

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Three-phase transformers consist of a three-legged iron assembly with two windings on each leg, a primary winding connecting to the power supply and a secondary winding connecting to the load circuit. Changing current in... More »

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Replace the batteries in any device by removing the old batteries and inserting replacements into the compartment. Always use batteries of the appropriate size and type. More »

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