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William Finley, Mark Hodowanec: Systems for correcting slow roll. Siemens Energy & Automation September 26, 2006: US07112762 (12 worldwide citation)

Certain exemplary embodiments comprise a system comprising: a heating element; and a control system adapted to control a heating of a shaft to a temperature within a predetermined temperature range for a predetermined time interval, the heating sufficient to reduce an electrical runout value of the ...


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William Finley, Mark Hodowanec: Methods for correcting slow roll. Siemens Energy & Automation December 22, 2009: US07635828 (5 worldwide citation)

Certain exemplary embodiments comprise a method comprising a plurality of activities comprising, for a shaft of an electric motor, the shaft comprising a runout sensing area: determining an electrical runout value for the runout sensing area; rotating the shaft; and/or heating the runout sensing are ...


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Timothy Hassett, Mark Hodowanec: Totally enclosed heat pipe cooled motor. HPEV April 3, 2012: US08148858 (2 worldwide citation)

A totally enclosed motor comprising a housing totally encloses an electrical package that includes plurality of slot vents extending radially outward from a shaft on which the electrical package is mounted. The electrical package being operable to generate a closed circuit electrical package cooling ...


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Timothy Hassett, Mark Hodowanec: Electric motor with heat pipes. Thermal Motor Innovations August 4, 2009: US07569955 (2 worldwide citation)

An electric motor including a motor portion, a cooling portion and a plurality of heat pipes is provided. The motor portion includes a stator and a rotor that when energized with electric current causes the rotor to rotate. The motor portion comprises a motor frame that encloses the rotor and stator ...


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Mark Hodowanec, Rajendra V Mistry: Integral center plane balancing of a rotating electric device. Siemens Energy & Automation March 18, 2008: US07343663 (2 worldwide citation)

Certain exemplary embodiments provide a rotating machine assembly comprising a rotor machine assembly including a shaft, a plurality of laminations shrink fit around the circumference of the shaft, and weights affixed therebetween the laminations for balancing the rotating machine assembly.


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Mark Hodowanec, Rajendra V Mistry: Systems, devices, and/or methods for balancing a rotating electric device. Siemens Energy & Automation July 7, 2009: US07555825 (1 worldwide citation)

Certain exemplary embodiments provide a rotating machine assembly comprising a rotor machine assembly including a shaft, a plurality of laminations shrink fit around the circumference of the shaft, and weights affixed therebetween the laminations for balancing the rotating machine assembly.


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Mark Hodowanec, Rajendra V Mistry: Integral center plane balancing of a rotating electric device. Siemens Energy Automation December 2, 2008: US07458262 (1 worldwide citation)

Certain exemplary embodiments provide a rotating machine assembly comprising a rotor machine assembly including a shaft, a plurality of laminations shrink fit around the circumference of the shaft, and weights affixed therebetween the laminations for balancing the rotating machine assembly.


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Timothy Hassett, Mark Hodowanec: Electric motor with heat pipes. HPEV March 13, 2012: US08134260

A motor including a frame that defines a motor portion and an adjacent cooling portion, and a plurality of heat pipes disposed within and fully enclosed by the motor frame. Each heat pipe has an evaporator end disposed within the portion of the frame that defines the motor portion and a condenser en ...


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Timothy Hassett, Mark Hodowanec: Electric motor with heat pipes. HPEV October 9, 2012: US08283818

A motor that includes a motor portion structured to house a stator and a rotor mounted to a shaft of the motor. The motor additionally includes a cooling portion disposed adjacent to the motor portion and separated from the motor portion by a structural interface. The cooling portion provides a cool ...


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Scott Kreitzer, Mark Hodowanec, Warren G Holter, Jason Obermeyer: Method for maintaining a vertical motor thrust bearing. Siemens December 14, 2010: US07849970

Certain exemplary embodiments comprise a system for cooling bearing of a shaft of a motor, comprising: an oil sump adapted to collect oil that contacts a bearing enclosed within the sump; and a heat exchanger physically separated from the sump and the bearing, the heat exchanger adapted to be in flu ...



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