AEGIS® Ring Installation with Conductive Epoxy
This video shows everything you need to install AEGIS Shaft Grounding Rings with conductive epoxy.
How to install AEGIS Rings with Conductive Epoxy
(Only 4 minutes long!)
Below are the steps and instructions found in the video.
- List of tools and supplies needed
- Personal Protective Equipment
- Where to install - DE (all motors) and NDE (TEFC motors)
- Removing the paint from the motors end bracket
- Clean the motor's shaft to bare metal where the AEGIS Ring fibers touch.
- Apply AEGIS Colloidal Silver Shaft Coating (CS015) to the motor's shaft.
- Use only AEGIS Conductive Epoxy - (EP2400) - Tested and proven
- Mix even amounts of the EP2400 thoroughly - MIX WELL
- Apply the mixed epoxy to the metal back of the AEGIS Ring
- Install the AEGIS Ring to the motor's end bracket - metal-to-metal contact!
- Make sure the AEGIS ring is centered around the shaft - look for an even gap all around the ring near the shaft.
- Use a Heat gun to cure the EP2400 conductive epoxy - approximately 5 minutes - cures in about 30 minutes!
AEGIS Rings offer a 2-year extended warranty against bearing fluting damage, in or out of hazardous locations. No other shaft grounding device manufacturer offers a warranty like this.
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