Engineering & Mining Journal

AUG 2018

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— ABB Air Gap Inspector for motors and generators Visual inspection without removing the rotor greatly reduces time, cost, and risk. A super-slim robotic crawler, equipped with five cameras, moves in the air gap between the rotor and stator, covering the entire length of the core. Video feeds allow the maintenance team to inspect, on site, inner surfaces not normally accessible without removing the rotor. Ask our team how the new Air Gap Inspector, for synchronous motors and generators with an air gap of 10 mm or more, can be an effective addition to your preventive maintenance program.

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