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Offline Russell Hobbs

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DC01 motor problems - advice needed please
« on: September 01, 2012, 10:35:08 AM »
Looking for a bit of advice regarding a problem I am having repairing a DC01. 
 
Last week there was a lot of banging and clattering from the motor housing and a loss of suction.  I suspected a new motor of which I know are hard to source.  Having taken it to pieces i found the motor to be fine but the problem was at the end of the armature where there is a fan like plate structure which I assume creates the suction. The whole structure had disintegrated hence the banging noise.  I have no idea what it is called or even if it is available as a spare.

The irony is that the motor is fine and works well and assuming I can repair this, it will benefit from a new pair of brushes.  Those I know are easy to get hold of.

All help gratefully received.

Many thanks

Forgot to mention - the motor is an Armtek

Offline Angus Black

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Re: DC01 motor problems - advice needed please
« Reply #1 on: September 01, 2012, 05:17:14 PM »
You could use a burned out motor I suppose and make a good one from the two. No parts are available for those motors.

However, they are available good and used. I would just swap it for what its worth.

Offline Russell Hobbs

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Re: DC01 motor problems - advice needed please
« Reply #2 on: September 01, 2012, 05:21:07 PM »
Thanks for that. I kinda suspected that might be the case.  I will keep searching.  Cheers

Offline macman

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Re: DC01 motor problems - advice needed please
« Reply #3 on: September 01, 2012, 08:51:13 PM »
Used motors are occasionally offered on eBay for the DC01, it depends which model of motor. There is an Ametek on there at present.

Offline Russell Hobbs

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Re: DC01 motor problems - advice needed please
« Reply #4 on: September 01, 2012, 09:55:32 PM »
Thanks - just seen it

Offline MVacs

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Re: DC01 motor problems - advice needed please
« Reply #5 on: September 02, 2012, 05:35:38 PM »
We have Ametek DC01 motors too in case of need.

Offline Madrat

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Re: DC01 motor problems - advice needed please
« Reply #6 on: January 17, 2015, 08:36:48 PM »
Just found this post, I came across a DC01 last week with Ametek motor that had done the same thing, I've put it to one side to explore at a later date.

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