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PdMA Introductory Training

Introduction to MCEMAX™ Plus

  • A four-day "jump start" course that includes the basic Introduction to MCEMAX™ course plus an additional day of on-site field testing and analysis.
  • Fourth day will be customized to each customer's individual needs. This may include software set-up, additional field testing with data review, or a combination of both.

Course length: 4 days
Location: Customer site only  (on-site training requires customer to pay instructor travel and living expenses, billed at cost)
Prerequisites: Must have a working knowledge of computers and Windows
Class size: Maximum of  5
Introduction to MCEMAX™ Course Format

Day 1
Classroom lecture/discussion on offline (de-energized) Motor Circuit Evaluation (MCE™) using the six Fault Zones. At the end of the day the students will operate the tester to perform each of the MCE™ test: Standard Test, Rotor Influence Check (RIC), Polarization Index, and Step Voltage.

Day 2
Continue the hands on practice for MCE™ testing on de-energized equipment if needed. After the practice there is classroom lecture/discussion on the use of the EMAX to perform Current Signature Analysis (CSA) and Power Quality sampling.  Results from these tests are also applied to analysis utilizing the six Fault Zones.

Day 3
This day is dedicated to online EMAX testing in the field. Additional MCE™ testing may also be performed depending on the student’s request. At the end of the day the class returns to the classroom for a final review/written exam (if required) of multiple-choice questions and to complete student feedback questionnaires.

Day 4
The 4th day allows for an additional day of hands-on practice with the MCEMAX™ and additional time with the instructor to evaluate the data that has been collected. When training more than five students or there is a need for a translator due to language differences, this 4th day ensures adequate time for the practical training and interpretation of that day’s collected data.

Note:When the course is conducted at the customer's facility this format can be altered per their request.

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