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Actions carried out when Electrical Machines (Motor) flooded with Sea Water

When Electrical Machine is flooded with SW:

  • Machine is disconnected from power sources and dismantled.
  • All salt deposits washed out with FW.
  • If deposited with oily bilge water, wash out with Electro Cleaner.
  • Should be heated with lamp, and enclosed or covered up to retain the heat.
  • Moisture should be escaped, by lifting the cover continuously or periodically.
  • Hottest part of the machine shall not exceed 90°C, while heating.
  • IR readings and temperatures taken regularly, until constant value reach about 1 m Ω.
  • Then, spray the machine with insulation vanish.
  • Assemble and put in service with low load, if possible.

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