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GE Pegasus MHV GEEP-427-I Instuctions page 32

Horizontal induction motor totally enclosed water-to-air cooled sleeve bearing
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Trouble
Noise or vibration
(cont'd)
Overheating
Bearings overheating
(journal type)
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GE Energy Motors GEEP-427-I
GEEP-427-I Pegasus, Horizontal Induction Motor
Possible Cause
Misalignment
Air gap not uniform. (Machines
furnished without one bearing)
Noisy ball bearings
Loose on foundation
Foreign material inside unit
Overloaded
Electrical load unbalance
Restricted ventilation
Incorrect voltage and frequency.
Stator winding shorted. (line-to-
line)
Stator winding ground.
(line-to-ground)
Incorrect speed
Alignment
TEWAC, Sleeve Bearing
Check parallel, angular and axial
alignment.
Center the rotor.
Check lubrication. Replace bearings if
noise is persistent and excessive.
Realign machine. Tighten hold-down
bolts.
Clean inside for unit.
Measure loading with ammeter and
compare with full load current on
nameplate. Reduce load.
Check for voltage unbalance or single
phasing.
Clean
filters,
windings. Check water cooling if
applicable.
Check nameplate values with power
supply. Also check voltage at terminals
with machine under full load.
Inspect winding for damage. Obtain
expert help for repair.
Inspect winding for damage. Obtain
expert help for repair.
Check speed, compare with nameplate.
Check parallel, angular and axial
alignment. Correct as required.
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