Overhaul of Capstan with E-motor
Alatas ServiceWorkshop Repairs, System Upgrades
LocationSingapore
Equipment Model8PM3569F

The Alatas Singapore Workshop was given the task of performing the overhaul of Capstan with E-Motor 8PM3569F.

As with all jobs in Alatas workshops across our locations in Asia, EMEA and the Americas, we inspect any assets that we are sent. Take a look at the findings from the inspection below.

Inspection Before Overhaul of Capstan with E-Motor 8PM3569F

  • NDT Testing performed on all gears and results found them to be working well 
  • Gearbox housing, drum and covers are in normal working condition and no fabrication required
  • The main shaft seal journals were worn out and found with heavy corrosion and pitted marks 
  • Main housing threaded holes were worn out and some also damaged 
  • All bearings worn out
  • All shaft seal rings and gaskets were hardened
  • Complete bolts set found to be corroded 
  • E-Motor bearings were worn out

Job Scope

Here are the steps we took to complete the repair of the capstan.

  • Thorough cleaning of gearbox and removal of signs of corrosion
  • Grinding and hard chroming on oil seal journal area
  • Drill and tap M6 x 6 holes
  • E-motor rewound
  • E-Motor completely overhauled
  • Re-assembled gearbox with new machined parts, bearings and screws and overhauled E-Motor
  • Painted complete unit with 1x coat primer and 1x topcoat in black
  • Filled gearbox with gear oil
  • Connected power supply to the E-Motor and conducted function test 
  • The test was successful with no vibrations or noise

Inspection Capstan with E-Motor 8PM3569F

Re-assembly of E-Motor 8PM3569F

Testing and transportation

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