Electro Mechanical Services
Repair and rewind services
Houghton International is a high-quality electro mechanical repair shop that specialises in the repair, maintenance and life extension of motors, generators and pumps.
With over 30 years specialist engineering experience, in house coil manufacture facilities and a large machine repair shop with up to 40 tonne craneage, we are confident that we can save you time and money on your rotating machine repairs.
Specialising in electro mechanical engineering, our services include mechanical and electrical repairs to a broad range of equipment including AC and DC motors, pumps, gearboxes, generators and turbines. We provide a fast and efficient service with the objective of maximising plant efficiency and reliability whilst minimising costs and machine downtime.
Work is carried out by an experienced team of multi-skilled electro mechanical engineers on customer’s premises or in-house in our purpose built workshop. We operate a 24 hour call out 365 days of the year to ensure we are always available when needed.
Our dedicated Electro Mechanical Services facility comprises state of the art technology to provide a comprehensive range of in-house and on-site services to support our customers in the power generation, renewables, industrial, water, oil and gas, marine and rail transport sectors.
- AC/DC motor, generator rewinds and repairs
- 24 hour emergency repair service
- Automated commutator undercutting
- Bespoke engineering and tool making
- Dynamic balancing
- Pumps – service and overhaul
- Repairs to ATEX Ex equipment
- Test equipment
- Transformer repairs
- Vacuum Pressure Impregnation (VPI) facility
- Welding – TIG, MIG and Stick
- Breakdown fault finding and electrical installation
- Condition monitoring
- Laser alignment
- Motor management
- Shock pulse monitoring /bearing analysis
- Test, disconnect and removal of rotating machinery
- Thermal imaging
- Vibration analysis
NEW AND RECONDITIONED MOTORS
- Stockist and repair of WEG electric motors
- Service agent and spare parts stockist for MeccAlte alternators and generators
We pride ourselves on our attention to detail, providing high quality electro mechanical services and delivering on time. We keep our customers updated through on-going dialogue and reporting. This helps us to provide a focused, customer needs-driven, fast response service.
We minimise customer downtime by operating a 24hr, 7 days a week emergency repair service that is operational 365 days a year. We understand time is money for our customers and we work alongside them to solve their problems, efficiently and effectively.
Customers are kept up to date using our Houghton Exchange video communication technology which offers live work in progress updates, visual diagnostic reports and live test results via video link, speeding up the process and reducing downtime.
Our staff are multi-skilled engineers with extensive experience who can carry out mechanical and electrical repairs on a broad range of equipment including AC and DC motors, pumps, gearboxes and generators, both in-house and on our customer’s premises.
We recently invested in a dedicated large machine repair shop which offers up to 40 tonne cranage, dynamic testing facilities, 5m x 6m access and a 13m (42ft) working height. We also have a silicone VPI plant, to complement our epoxy capability, along with TIG welding and undercutting equipment to enable us to provide the extensive range of operations required for a high quality armature rewind.
Alongside our in house coils manufacturing capabilities, our facility carries all specialist equipment for end-to-end in-house capability, including:
- 50 Tonne extraction press
- 50 Tonne vertical press
- 250 Tonne extraction press
- Mig welding machine
- Automated Tig welding machine
- Automated undercutting machine
- Balancing machine
- 40 Tonne crane
- Segragated cleaning and stripping facility
- BTU band tension unit
- VPI – Epoxy and silicone resin
- 5 and 2.2m² 220°C drying / curing ovens (3 off)
- AWA 12KV Baker test unit
- Pinion gear extraction equipment
- Machine facilities including 3 x lathes, 2 x milling machines and radial arm drill
We have developed a rigorous quality policy with processes and procedures to ensure that everything we do is of the highest standard. These policies and procedures are reviewed across all areas of the business on an on-going basis which reflects our culture of continuous improvement.
Quality assurance checks are conducted at each stage of the manufacturing process. Our quality management system is accredited to BS EN ISO 9001:2008, electrical tests to B.S.60034 – 15:2009. We can also test to customers specific criteria if required. Our occupational health and safety management system is accredited to OHSAS 18001; 2007.
We work with customers to solve their electro mechanical issues and are constantly developing our offering in line with market requirements. Should you have any requirements that you would like us to look at please don’t hesitate to get in touch.