EASA AR100 assures the efficiency and reliability of repaired electric motors.
It has been proven that electric motor efficiency can be maintained during repair and rewind by following defined good practices. EASA has developed an international accreditation program for service centers based on the sources of these good practices, namely ANSI/EASA AR100: Recommended Practice for the Repair of Rotating Electrical Apparatus and the Good Practice Guide of the 2003 study The Effect of Repair/Rewinding on Motor Efficiency, by EASA and the Association of Electrical and Mechanical Trades (AEMT).
The intent of this groundbreaking accreditation program is to evaluate service centers for evidence of compliance to assure that they are using prescribed good practices to maintain motor efficiency and reliability during electrical and mechanical repairs of electric motors. The program accomplishes this by use of independent, third-party auditors.
Beaver Electrical’s involvement
Beaver’s two locations are the only EASA AR100 accredited repair centers in BC. Both Beaver’s Nanoose Bay and Burnaby shops are accredited.
Scope of the program
- Mechanical and electrical repairs of three-phase, squirrel-cage induction motors.
- Designed to assure usage of prescribed good practices
- Helps maintain motor efficiency and reliability during repair
- Covers 23 categories and over 70 criteria elements (See the Audit Checklist for details)
- External audits conducted by independent, third-party auditors
You can download a copy of the ANSI / EASA AR100-2020 standard here.