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ACO’s Approach to Diagnostics and Retrofitting in Servo Motor Repairs: A Deep Dive into Their Servo Repair Techniques

February 8, 2024

As the owner of ACO Repairs & Sales Solutions, it's my pleasure to introduce our company and our approach to servo motor repairs, a critical aspect of modern industrial maintenance.

ACO Repairs & Sales Solutions: A Leader in Industrial Repair

ACO Repairs & Sales Solutions stands at the forefront of industrial and robotics repairs, particularly in CNC drives, motors, and controllers. Our expertise is not just limited to fixing what's broken; we excel in comprehensive diagnostics, effective retrofitting, and thorough maintenance, ensuring minimal downtime for our customers in event of equipment breakdown​​.

The Importance of Diagnostics and Retrofitting in Servo Motor Repairs

Servo motors, unlike standard AC/DC electric motors, incorporate unique components like precise encoder devices and rotors with permanent magnets. These elements require specialised diagnostic techniques. Inaccurate testing and diagnostics can lead to potential complications, making accurate and real-time testing equipment vital for proper servo motor repair and maintenance​​​​.

Diagnosing the usability of these components, particularly the encoder and the rotor magnets, is crucial. Magnets can lose their magnetism over time, and encoder devices must be accurately synchronised with the rotor to ensure proper motor operation​​. Our approach at ACO involves an in-depth analysis of these components, leveraging advanced diagnostic tools and methodologies to identify and rectify issues, ensuring a high level of precision and reliability in our repairs.

Our commitment at ACO is to provide not just repairs but solutions that extend the life and efficiency of your servo motors through meticulous diagnostics and retrofitting. Stay tuned as we delve deeper into our repair techniques and processes in the following sections.

Servo Motors in Industrial Applications

Servo motors, integral to modern industrial machinery, are available in two main types: AC and DC. AC servo motors, powered by alternating current, are preferred in industrial applications for their robustness and ability to handle higher current loads. They often come with feedback mechanisms like encoders for precise motion control. DC servo motors, on the other hand, use direct current and are typically smaller, suitable for applications requiring lower energy​​.

Servo motors are renowned for their compactness and power. They offer a higher torque density compared to induction motors, making them ideal for applications with space or weight constraints. Their low inertia allows for rapid acceleration and deceleration, crucial in dynamic or motion control applications. Another significant benefit is their ability to provide full torque at zero speed, unlike most induction motors. Moreover, servo motors generally feature higher IP rated protection, making them suitable for harsh environments​​.

Common Issues Faced by Servo Motors

At ACO Repairs & Sales Solutions, we understand these challenges and are equipped to address them efficiently. Our expertise ensures that your servo motors maintain optimal performance and longevity, integral to your industrial operations.

ACO’s Diagnostic Approach

At ACO Repairs & Sales Solutions, our approach to diagnosing servo motor issues is thorough and precise, ensuring that we not only fix the immediate problem but also enhance the overall performance and longevity of the motors.

ACO’s Diagnostic Approach

Comparison with Industry Standards

To provide context, let's compare our approach with that of other industry leaders like ICR Services and Advanced Servo Technologies.

Our diagnostic approach at ACO is aligned with industry best practices, incorporating comprehensive testing and repair processes to ensure the highest quality of service. We stand committed to delivering solutions that not only address immediate repair needs but also enhance the overall performance and reliability of servo motors in the long term.

Retrofitting Techniques Employed by ACO

At ACO Repairs & Sales Solutions, our approach to retrofitting servo motors involves a series of meticulous steps that not only repair but also enhance the motors' longevity and efficiency. Here's a detailed look at our techniques and a step-by-step guide to our repair process, with comparisons to industry standards like ICR Services.

Retrofitting Techniques Employed by ACO

ACO’s Repair Process: A Step-by-Step Guide

Advanced Repair Techniques

In the realm of advanced servo motor repair, ACO Repairs & Sales Solutions employs techniques comparable to industry leaders, ensuring optimal performance and longevity of the motors.

Advanced Repair Techniques Used by ACO

Use of OEM Drives and Software for Testing and Calibration

Advanced Servo Technologies' practice of using OEM drives and software for testing and calibration is a standard ACO aligns with. This approach ensures that every repaired motor is tested and calibrated accurately to meet or exceed original specifications. By using OEM components and software, ACO ensures compatibility and precision in repairs, paralleling industry best practices​​​​.

These advanced techniques, combined with our commitment to using OEM parts and software, position ACO Repairs & Sales Solutions at the forefront of servo motor repair, offering services that are on par with industry standards and tailored to meet the specific needs of our clients.


ACO Repairs & Sales Solutions stands as a leader in servo motor repairs, distinguished by our meticulous approach that combines advanced diagnostics, specialised retrofitting techniques, and the use of OEM parts and software. Our commitment to quality and precision ensures that every repair enhances the longevity and efficiency of your motors.

The Importance of the Right Repair Service

Choosing the right repair service is crucial for the long-term performance of your equipment. With ACO, you are assured of receiving industry-leading service that not only fixes immediate issues but also contributes to the overall health and efficiency of your servo motors.

For expert servo motor repairs that you can trust, turn to ACO Repairs & Sales Solutions. We are dedicated to delivering excellence in every repair. Contact us for your servo motor repair needs and experience the ACO difference. Visit our service page for more information or reach out to us directly through our contact page.

Join us in ensuring the longevity and peak performance of your industrial equipment. Choose ACO for reliable, high-quality servo motor repairs.