In an area of more than 5000 m2

Production facilities

Infrastructure

At Birr Machines we have highly professional production facilities , at our disposal, facilitating comprehensive, high-quality work.

Your advantage: We have a production area of more than 5000 m2 at our disposal. Our technical methods and procedures enable both small and large-scale revision of motors up to 80 tonnes.

At the forefront: With our large, separate test facility (16 m x 9 m), which we have taken over from ABB, we are among Europe’s top providers.

  • Incoming goods

    • Receiving inspection
    • All materials are checked for their quality using certified measuring devices
    • High-bay warehouse for the specialised and air-conditioned storage of all incoming materials
  • Workforce

    • Birr Machines’ highly qualified staff ensures the professional execution of our customers’ projects.
    • The staff includes machine mechanics, winders, system operators, electrical and mechanical technicians and engineers.
  • Production facility

    • Our production facilities cover an area of more than 3000 m2.
    • Coil production, stacking of stators and rotors, coil installation.
    • VPI (Vacuum pressure impregnation), balancing, mounting, testing.
Production processes

Compliance with the highest quality standards

Incoming inspection

Incoming inspection

Inspection
  • Identification and dimensional inspection
  • All materials are checked for their quality using certified measuring devices
  • High-bay warehouse for the specialised and air-conditioned storage of all incoming materials
Stacking / Winding

Stacking / Winding

Rotor und stator
  • HV pre-formed coils up to 16.5 kV, AC/DC, traction and rotor winding
  • Field coils for synchronous motors and generators
  • Stacking of stators up to size 1250, segmented rotors and stators
Vacuum Pressure Impregnation

Vacuum Pressure Impregnation

VPI
  • Method according to Micadur
  • Objects up to 3250 mm in diameter
  • Epoxy Category F (155°C)
  • Epoxy Category H (180°C))
  • Epoxy Category C (200°C)
Balancing

Balancing

separater Wucht- und Schleuderbunker
  • Rotor length: max. 5.5 m
  • Rotor length: max. 1.7 m
  • Rotor weight: max. 15 tonnes
  • Speed: max. 3600 rpm
  • Bearing distance: max. 5.1 m
Mounting / Dismounting

Mounting / Dismounting

Repair shop
  • 2 mounting bays for larger repair work and replica motors
  • Fast Line for smaller revisions and repair work
  • Crane lifting capacity up to 80 tonnes
Testing

Testing

Quality check
  • Load test up to 5 MW
  • Bi-frequent load test up to 9 MW
  • Type and special tests, string tests
  • Decoupled test bay with a maximum unevenness of 0.17 mm

Large test bay

Your advantage: DLI real-time vibration analyses on running motors in our large test bay.

Spare parts

Birr Machines offers spare parts on the internal online platform.