Specific Tactics of Electrical Preventive Maintenance Inspection

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The fundamentals of an effective electrical preventive maintenance program is to reduce the potential for a serious electrical interruption.

The basic rule applying to all electrical apparatus is:

  •  to keep it CLEAN
  •  to keep it DRY
  •  to keep it TIGHT
  •  to PREVENT FRICTION

Do you know what to look for when inspecting your Air Circuit Breaker’s Operating Mechanism?

  • Inspect for loose, broken, worn, or missing parts (consult manufacturer’s schematics for required parts).
  • Examine for excessive wear of moving parts. Observe that operating mechanisms function properly without binding, hanging, or without delayed action.
  • Ensure any lubrication is done according to the manufacturer’s specifications.
  • Ensure mechanisms are clean, properly lubricated, and all bolts and screws are properly secured. Repair or replace as necessary.

 

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Torbjörn Idhammar

President & CEO, IDCON Inc. Reliability and Maintenance Consultant

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