At Renown Electric, we’re always optimizing our capabilities and equipment resources to exceed our customers’ expectations and provide cutting-edge repair and refurbishment services for complex electric equipment. Our Large Motor and Generator Service Centre at 78 Bradwick Drive, Concord, ON is newly equipped with state-of-the-art equipment and processes to handle large and oversized equipment. This new workshop has 34,000 square feet of space for handling rotating machines of all types and in all stages of disrepair. When you need a full array of repair and refurbishment services for generators, motors, and more, turn to Renown Electric.

Along with our new facility, our team of electro-mechanics, engineers, technicians, and experienced winders bring years of experience and expertise to the table.  We are a team of engineering professionals that specialize in rotating electric machinery. We are also a team of logistics professionals, quality control experts, health and safety specialists, procurement professionals, and administrative support so every step of the repair and refurbishment process is seamless, streamlined, and excellent.

High Bay Workshop Plant and Equipment

In our High Bay Workshop, we use the following equipment for diverse cleaning and finishing capabilities:

  • Lifting: A 50T gantry crane
  • Stripping:  10’L x 8’W x 8’H stripping booth
  • Washing: 16′ x 15′ washing booth with a grease interceptor pit
  • Heating: Our ovens include:
    • Large GUSPRO Burn Off Oven with inside working dimensions of 12’W x 12’L x 12’H; this equipment includes:
      • Two process burners and one oxidizer burner, each rated at 1,000,000 BTU
      • Three Type K thermocouples for precise temperature control
      • DAQPro digital data logger for comprehensive QA recordings of the burn-out cycle
    • Large RAPID Bake Oven with inside working dimensions of 20’L x 12’W x 12’H and a digital chart recorder
  • Varnishing: A 8’x6’x8′ varnish immersion tank with Dolphon CC1105 solventless polyester resin
  • Painting: 12’x12′ spray painting booth

Main Workshop Plant and Equipment

Our main workshop houses the following equipment:

  • Balancing Equipment: Schenck dynamic balancing stand with CAB690/H60B interface (rated for 44,000 pounds)
  • Lifting: A 45-Ton bridge crane, including 25 Ton and 7 Ton auxiliary hooks
  • Motor Testing Equipment: 
    • Our units include:
      • Hipotronics Model MTA 13.8-2000 AC motor test stand (rated for 600V at 1200A to 13.8kV at 84A)
      • Hipotronics MTD.5 – 250 DC motor test stand (rated for 0-500Vdc at 500A)
  • Lathe: 
    • Our lathe equipment includes:
      • Peerless heavy duty armature banding lathe with a 50″ swing (rated for 10,000 pounds)
      • Rotor pole assembly lathe with a 130″ swing (rated for 15 tons)
  • A hydraulic press that delivers 100 tons
  • Testing equipment: We use skid-mounted turbo oil lubrication pumps for test running motors that have pressure-fed bearings.

Winding and Formed Coil Manufacturing Equipment

For our winding and coil manufacturing operations, we use:

  • A Bartech GTR 3500 formed coil taping robot
  • A Bartech horizontal hydraulic press for coil strand consolidation
  • Two James Model SG 600-C formed coil spreaders
  • A Steelworks hydraulic coil hot double press
  • Peerless automatic wire strand cutter
  • Peerless insulation stripper
  • P + R coil former and looper
  • TS Manufacturing large coil looper with automatic turn taping head

Welding and Brazing Equipment

To weld refurbished and repaired components and assemblies, our facility has a Lincoln 275 Precision TIG welder. For our brazing operations, we offer high-volume capabilities with two high-frequency induction brazing machines and two Dynaflux resistance brazing units. Our induction brazing machines are Minac 12 Twin units.

Electrical Test Equipment

Quality control is an important part of our services. We offer robust testing services with the following electrical test equipment:

  • Electrom Winding Analyzer (Surge Tester), TIG II Mini with 40kV Power Pack
  • Phenix AC Hi-Pot Test Set, 0-3/6kV 20/10A 60kV
  • 40kV PJ Surge Tester, Model 9040
  • Hipotronics HD100 40 KVDC Hi-Pot Test Set
  • Digital Low Resistance Ohmmeter DLRO 10X

Machine Shop Equipment

In our machine shop, we have full lathing, boring, and milling capabilities through the following equipment:

  • Lathing units: 
    • (Large workpieces) Accu-turn 1120 CNC lathe, 70″ swing
    • (Small workpieces) Clover 20/29 lathe, 18″ swing
  • Boring:
    • STANKO Model 1516 Vertical Boring Mill with a 55″ table, four-jaw chuck, and 62″ swing
  • Milling: 
    • A 16″ x 70″ bed milling machine with digital readout capabilities

Choose Renown Electric for Electric Motor and Generator Repair and Refurbishment

When you need your electric motors or generators restored to optimal operating conditions, Renown Electric has the expertise and the equipment to get the job done. In our Large Motor and Generator Service Centre, we can strip and clean, machine, finish, and test your equipment, including generators, large motors, and rotating machinery. Contact us today to learn more about our on-site capabilities or to request a quote for your next order.