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Reduce downtime with ABB’s electric motor failure prevention guide

If you’re an electric motor user, then you can’t afford to miss Motors don’t just fail… do they?, ABB’s free failure prevention guide.

This indispensable e-book looks at the five most common causes of motor failure, which it defines as:

  • Bearings (51%)
  • Stator windings (16%)
  • External conditions (16%)
  • Rotor bar (5%)
  • Shaft couplings (2%).

The guide takes each cause and, through the use of infographics, explains each one and offers expert advice on avoiding them. The e-book enables users to spot faults early, allowing them to schedule maintenance or repair and eliminate costly unplanned downtime.

In addition, the guide offers tips for users looking to specify a new motor, making it a comprehensive guide to purchasing, maintaining and troubleshooting electric motors.

To receive your free copy of Motors don’t just fail… do they?, simply email with “e-book” as the subject line.

Gibbons Engineering Group stock an extensive range of ABB motors and ABB drives and we have experts on hand to provide technical advice, prices and any other information you need on these high-performance energy-efficient products.

For more information on increasing productivity and energy efficiency with ABB motors and drives, call Paul Scott on 01621 868138 or email

Variable-Speed Drives, Electric Motors


  • Date: 25 April 2018 Ron Davies
    Could you send me a copy of your failure prevention guide on motors. Thanks.

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