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Wound Rotor Motor Fault
Wound Rotor Motor Fault

A case study using the MCEMAX® to diagnose a wound rotor fault.

Case Study
The Dreaded Saturday Call
View this case study to learn how to avoid the Dreaded Saturday call if proper quality assurance motor testing takes place.


2015 Video

MCEMAX® - The Leader in Electric Motor Testing

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Case Study Melted Rotor Bar
Trouble Shooting a Failed Induction Motor

A case study using the MCEMAX® to diagnose a rotor fault.


Send this Motor to the Clink? Video
Send This Motor to the "Clink"?

Using MCE® testing to diagnose a winding problem.

Two To Tango Video
Two To Tango

How the MCEMAX® diagnosed a defective rotor.


Platinum Plus Video
Platinum Plus - A South African
Success Story

MCEMAX® is used to diagnosis rotor bar damage and prevent stator windings damage.

Green Solution Video
Motor Repair or Replacement?
The Green Solution

The Energy Cost Analysis Module assists the repair/replacement decision.


Case of the Broken Bolt Video
The Case of the Broken Bolt

How the EMAX found a high resistance connection.

Preventing Catastrophic Pump Failure Video
Preventing Catastrophic Pump Failure

MCEMAX® In-Rush/Start-Up test helps prevent catastrophic pump failure.



Insulation Case Study Video
Insulation Case Study
A look at the Insulation Fault Zone using the MCE®.

Quality Assurance Video
Quality Assurance

Learn when to test to assure the health of your motors from delivery to installation and beyond.


Pressure Case Study
Pressure is NOT a Good Thing
How can repairs to a damaged rotor be delayed and not cause an explosion? View this case study for the answer.


Water Needs Oxygen Too
H2 + O = Water
The pump that provides oxygen to the water was in trouble. View this case study to follow the motor analysis.


Case Study
Some Like it Hot, But Not This Hot!
Watch this case study to see the effect heat has on insulation and motors and how to be pro-active in order to reduce lost dollars.

Rogue Robots Video
Rogue Robots

A case study for six channel In-Rush/Start-Up.


Case Study
Safe And Easy

Watch this video to learn about an alternative to PPE.





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Fault Zones
Power Circuit Fault Zone
Power Quality Fault Zone
Rotor Fault Zone
Stator Fault Zone
Air Gap Fault Zone
Insulation Fault Zone

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Live Webinar
PdMA presents The Electric Motor: Window Into Your Critical Assets on March 27, 2019
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PdMA Celebrates Milestone
On August 1, 2018, PdMA celebrated its 25th anniversary.
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2019 Training Schedule Posted
The PdMA® training schedule for 2019 has been posted.
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PdMA Announces the Release of PdMA Cloud Services
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PdMA® Corporation Releases MCEGold® 3.0
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2014 Best Asset Condition Management Program Winner
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PdMA® Corporation Releases MCEGold® 2.6.2
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Announcing the New M-Series MCEMAX® Tester
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Introducing MTAP3
The affordable MTAP3 offers the ability to safely capture data in many of the smallest enclosures where the MTAP2® cannot be installed.
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