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Forklift rebuilt motors from Prime Mover brand

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Summary

Rebuilt forklift motors are a good option for people who want to save money when repairing their forklifts. Lift Parts Warehouse offers forklift rebuilt motors from the Prime Mover brand with the same high-quality standards as new forklift motors but at much more affordable prices.

When you need to replace a damaged motor on your lift truck, it can be tempting to look for cheap replacements. Sometimes these alternatives will work and last as long as the OEM component, but they often won't. It would be best if you trusted Lift Parts Warehouse professionals because we have the best variety of rebuilt motors for you.

Table of contents

  1. The process of a rebuilt electric motor
    1. Inspection, cleaning, and parts replacement
    2. Test
    3. Painting
    4. Final test
  2. What to consider when buying a forklift rebuilt motor
  3. Prime mover rebuilt motors at Lift Parts Warehouse
  4. Takeaways

The process of a rebuilt electric motor

The rebuilding process varies depending on the type of machine the electric motor goes into. Still, some steps are common to virtually all rebuilt electric motors, including forklifts electric motors.

Inspection, cleaning, and parts replacement

This first step includes:

  • Disassembly.
  • Cleaning.
  • Inspection for wear damage. This way are found the damaged parts from use or abuse of the motor.
  • Repair or replace worn parts if required.
  • Standardize rotating components to original specifications.
  • The internal parts are degreased if required.
  • Replace the deteriorated insulation coatings over time with a new one.
  • Refurbishing bearings as needed so that they can receive the appropriate lubricants.
Forklift rebuilt motors from Prime Mover brand
Forklift electric motor parts

Test

Once rebuilding is complete, all rebuilt electric motors are tested to ensure that they will function as they were new. The forklift rebuilt motors might also have to pass various environmental tests so that they meet regulations for their particular application.

Painting

Rebuilt electric motors are often painted after testing, but this varies from one client to another. In some cases, forklift rebuilt motors are covered with a surface treatment of baking paint. Motor surface paint is a type of insulating paint used on the surface of motors. It has good adhesion to varnish, is durable, and can resist water, oil, and rust. The paint also resists foggy conditions and cold weather.

Final test

Once a rebuilt electric motor is finished, it can be tested in an application before being shipped out. No matter which method is used to rebuild the forklift electric motor, each must pass inspections before leaving the workshop so that only high-quality machinery is sent out to clients. Many rebuilt electric motors are returned to the workshop, given this final test is not carried out. The following video shows an electric motor rebuilding:

What to consider when buying a forklift rebuilt motor

It is crucial for those who need a rebuilt electric motor to fix their broken-down forklifts to know what they are purchasing and who it comes from. Another factor is to know who rebuilt it and where it was rebuilt. You can even ask the supplier if they rebuilt it themselves or through someone else.
When you are in the process of selecting an electric motor rebuilder, try to look for a recognized workshop with good reviews. The manufacturers of rebuilt electric motors must give warranties for at least three months; this way, they assure you that the forklift rebuilt motor does not come with defects when it reaches their purchaser.

Rebuilt electric motor from Prime Mover brand
Prime mover rebuilt electric motor

Prime mover rebuilt motors at Lift Parts Warehouse

After years of success, in 1988, the Prime-Mover brand was sold to the company AB Industries, and the name was changed to BT Prime-Move inc. Later, The new owners dissolved the original company's operations by withdrawing all marketing for this brand name in 2006, including handling warranty issues during its transitional period. With a focus on design and manufacturing, BT Prime-Mover manufactured some of the best forklift trucks in their class. From hand pallets to walkie stackers for warehouses with standardized needs or order picker reaches.

When the electric motor of your Prime Mover forklift gets damaged, it doesn't necessarily mean it can be rebuilt, especially if the motor has suffered severe or irreparable damage to its internal components or windings. The next cheaper and reliable option to put operational your forklift is to buy a forklift rebuilt motor.

One of the rebuilt motors that you can find here at Lift Part Warehouse is 301822-000, is from the Prime Mover brand and is suitable for forklift models from the brands Barrett, Komatsu, and Allis- Chalmers. This rebuilt electric motor is a high-quality one and features an armature housing, two-terminal clamps, a voltage of 24, amps of 158, and 3550 RPM. The HP of this device is three, which provides enough power to lift heavy loads without being too powerful. When purchasing this product, you can contact us directly regarding other specifications not listed here.

Forklift rebuilt electric motor from Prime Mover brand
Forklift rebuilt motor 301822-000

Other options available at Lift Parts Warehouse are the Prime Mover rebuilt motor 301821-000 (a great and economical option) and the rebuilt motor D20843. These motors are built to last and can handle a lot of wear and tear.

You can rely on the Prime Mover brand to provide you with the highest quality forklift rebuilt motors at a price that won't break your budget. At Lift Parts Warehouse, we are committed to providing our customers with superior customer service, so you know you'll be taken care of every step of the way when working with us. For more information about our inventory or services, contact us today!

Takeaways

  • Electric motors are rebuilt in different ways, but there are some steps that all electric motors go through when being rebuilt.
  • When you need a rebuilt electric motor, make sure the supplier is recognized and provides warranties.
  • Prime Mover's 301822-000 motor is a high-quality product used for forklift models from three brands.
  • Lift Parts Warehouse offers rebuilt motors for forklifts from Prime Mover brand at affordable prices.

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