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Customer Education

Why do we offer customer education classes?

To be the best, as determined by our customers...

...is the cornerstone of our mission statement. And because you are a part of ABB Motors and Mechanical Inc., we want to help you be the best also. We are proud to offer a series of intensive education workshops designed to be more than passive seminars. Workbooks, question and answer sessions, and other structured activities assure participant interaction and involvement. Homework and hands-on training supplement these true learning experiences that promise to be beneficial in the field.

Customer Education Classes - ABB Motors and Mechanical Inc.

Education classes held on the Greenville, SC and Ft. Smith, Arkansas campuses include: Hotel, Food, transportation (from hotel to class and return) and class materials. Education Classes held at other (off-site) locations include: Lunch, snacks and class materials. Transportation and hotel are the responsibility of the student.

For all classes, airfare is the responsibility of the student.

For more detailed information, please review the Baldor Class Guidelines (PDF).

Motors

  • Fundamentals of Motors

    Students will be introduced to the history behind electric motors, as well as gain a basic understanding for how an electric motor operates. They will be exposed to the induction process, various motor components, NEMA standards, basic motor operating conditions, and how to identify the appropriate motor based on the working application and environment. Motor modifications and accessories are also included with a brief overview of the various motor starting methods and peripherals. Highlights:• Student will experience a "hands-on" motor lab and a comprehensive plant tour (if applicable). • Learn about the different ratings, speeds and enclosures of motors.• Recognize different families of motors by sight. • Learn about efficiency and what it means for your applications. • Discuss NEMA standards and how they relate to HP, RPM, voltage, service factors and frame sizes. • A brief overview of AC Motor Control Basics.

    COURSE LENGTH:

    2.5 DAYS
    Scheduled Classes
    Date
    Location
    Seats
    Registration
    Sep 10 - Sep 12, 2018
    Fort Smith, AR
    0
    Class Full
    Nov 05 - Nov 07, 2018
    Fort Smith, AR
    0
    Class Full
  • Baldor Advanced Motor Academy

    Advanced NEMA Motor Academy

    This 3-day course will focus on ABB’s NEMA motor product lines, highlighting various features and benefits of its Baldor-Reliance brand products, designed to service the following industries:
    • Aggregate & Cement
    • Air Handling
    • Chemical, Oil, & Gas
    • Food, Beverage, & Pharmaceutical
    • Mining
    • Paper & Forrest
    • Unit & Baggage Handling
    • Water & Wastewater

    Additional topics will include an overview of the industry-standards that heavily influence motor design and manufacturing, the importance of understanding applicational requirements, and how to properly select the correct motor for a specific application.

    Students will also have the opportunity to tour the following:
    • State of the art motor manufacturing facility;
    • Mod Express Center (retrofit of stock product);
    • Product testing laboratory.

    Prerequisites

    It is preferred students have 3-5 years’ experience in the industrial motor field.

    It is recommended students bring a laptop computer to participate in an in-class motor selection activity.
    Scheduled Classes
    Date
    Location
    Seats
    Registration
    Oct 08 - Oct 10, 2018
    Fort Smith, AR
    8