How to test AC fan motor?

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October 13, 2023

How to test AC fan motor?

Ⅰ.Introduction to fan motors

A fan motor is a type of motor that powers an electric fan, and these motors are widely used in household appliances, industrial fans, and air conditioning systems. They are used to generate wind power in order to cool down the air during the hot summer months or to provide airflow for ventilation. There are many things that can go wrong with AC fan motors, and in this article, we will look at several fan motor failures and how to test AC fan motors.

AC fan motor

Ⅱ.Common Fan Failures

The common failure phenomena of the fan are as follows:

1. Motor noise and vibration

2. The motor does not rotate or the speed decreases

3. Overheating, the motor has a burning odor

4. The fan rotates, but the blades rotate very slowly

5. The wind page does not turn

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Ⅲ.How to test fan motors with AIP AC fan motor tester

AIP focuses on global motor testing and provides customized motor testing solutions designed to help customers solve motor testing challenges. Below are the operating steps of the AIP AC fan motor test equipment

1. Connect the power supply, connect the air tube

Turning on the power and connecting the air hose is an important part of the process of using the fan motor tester to open the fan motor test session. Turn on the switch of the main unit of the device and log in with the account password (the account password is informed by the engineer)

2. Setting the measuring range

Find qualified fan motor samples for data collection of each test item of the fan motor, and set the qualified measurement range of the fan motor according to the standard.

3. Testing

After the above steps are completed, the work of fan motor testing can be carried out, manually pulling the slipcover manually for the test

4. Analyzing test results

AIP AC fan motor tester

AIP fan motor tester test items mainly include: AC hi-pot, insulation resistance, surge, DC resistance, no-load characteristics, low-voltage starting, blocking, steering, PD characteristics, etc., and all the items can be completed with one click. Following the above steps, you can easily determine whether the fan motor is working properly.

IV. Summary

Testing and maintaining AC fan motors is key to ensuring their efficient operation and long life, AIP specializes in motor tester and offers solutions to meet a variety of fan motor testing needs. If you need help, have questions, or are interested in our motor test equipment, please feel free to contact us. You can contact us using the following methods: Tel/Whatsapp: +86-13969776659, E-mail: