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Introduction to Motors & Drives - (2 days)


This two-day session introduces students to motor basics, plus drive applications, combining our two most popular session into one combined offering:


Introduction to Motors

8:00 - 4:00 - Motor Training

The Motors training will include:

  • Motor basics
  • Primary causes of motor failure
  • Comparison of IEC vs. NEMA
  • How to size a motor
  • Discuss applications
  • Explore enclosure options
  • Motor testing methods
  • Motor maintenance practices
  • VFD effects on motor performance (Inverter capable vs. Inverter duty)



This Industrial Drive training will introduce you to the basics of VFD motor control, general design characteristics, and applications.

Introduction to Drives

This technical training will provide you with hands-on experience working with a variable frequency drive.   Learn about the operation, installation, programming & troubleshooting for a VFD.

8:00 - 4:00 - Hands-On Training

4:00 - 5:00 ABB Factory Tour

5:00 - 6:00 Social Hour at the New Berlin Ale House

The Drives training will include:

  • Commissioning a drive from A to Z
  • Editing parameters to perform specific tasks
  • Troubleshooting faults and warnings
  • General installation & power wiring
  • Learn about valuable mystery parameters
  • Macros - What they are & why use them
  • Analog control exercise with demo drives
  • Preventative maintenance


Price: $80.00

Start Time: 8:00 am
End Time: 4:00 pm

Start Date: December 10, 2018
End Date: December 11, 2018

Baldor Power Solutions Technology Lab
5000 S Emmer Dr.
New Berlin, WI
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