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Electric Motors Explained

Haresh Kara

Electric Motors Explained

The function of an electric motor is to turn electric energy into mechanical energy. Most electric engines work on the principle of magnetic fields interacting with electric currents in a wire winding, which generates torque in the shaft of the motor, allowing the energy to be used by any number of machines attached to the other end of the shaft. Electric motors can be powered by either direct current (DC) sources like batteries or rectifiers; or by alternating current (AC) power sources, such as a power grid, generators, or inverters. In fact, an electricity generator is mechanically identical to an...

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How To Check if Carbon Brushes Are Worn & Need Replacing?

Haresh Kara

How To Check if Carbon Brushes Are Worn & Need Replacing?

Knowing the signs of when your carbon brushes need changing in your your power tool will help you prolong the life of your tool and keep it running like new for year to come. We have some great tale tell signs to look for, so your always aware so why not take a look at our latest blog.

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Drill Bits

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Drill Bits

Drill bits are tips placed on the end of drills that cut holes in material. This is nearly always a circular hole, though some specialised bits can cut holes in other shapes for specialised purposes. The drill bit is attached to a rotating piece on the end of the drill, which is in turn attached to a motor, usually powered by electricity. The electricity is supplied via a cable or battery. The drill has a piece called a chuck, which can be tightened onto the upper end of the bit, called the shank, to hold it firmly in place during...

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How to Change Carbon Brushes on the TITAN TTL758CHN Chainsaw

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How to Change Carbon Brushes on the TITAN TTL758CHN Chainsaw

We now stock replacement carbon brushes for the Titan TTL758CHN Chainsaw online here. How to Change the Brushes of the TITAN TTL758CHN Chainsaw Here are the steps you need to take to replace the brushes in this chainsaw. Step 1: Unscrew the Motor Housing Step 2: Unscrew the Top Screw Until Loose, and Unclip the Space Connector Step 3: Push Down To Release Step 4: Carefully Prise Open 2 Lugs Remember we stock replacement brushes for this model of chainsaw here. And you can shop all carbon brushes online here.

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How to Stop Motor Brushes from Sparking?

Haresh Kara

How to Stop Motor Brushes from Sparking?

If your motor brushes are sparking, it may be a sign that they need replacing. Some sparking is normal within a tool, but if it starts to get worse, it's likely a sign that the carbon brush is wearing. To monitor the sparking from your tool, you can check the air vents when in use, and this helps you to gauge how much the sparking has changed over time. Check to see if there is a loose carbon brush cap, or any excessive dirt or bits in the mechanisms that could stop the brushes from working correctly. If after inspecting...

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