Motor Repairs—what we do best.

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Motor repair is an art.

The cost of running motors is the biggest expense of most industrial applications. The only thing that costs more than running a motor is the downtime when they fail.


At L&B Electric we are passionate about giving you the absolute best performance that can be obtained from your motors. Performance to us means efficiency AND reliability.

We are the authorized service center for Toshiba motors and other industrial electrical products. Your Toshiba motor will be repaired or overhauled to meet or exceed it's original premium grade specifications.

Download our Toshiba motor repair brochure and find out some of the many ways we can help you get the most from your maintenance dollar.


Pump Repair for Enhanced Reliability

Get your pumps serviced for enhanced reliability—our shop provides complete overhaul services from fractional horsepower to very large pumps for critical applications.

We can best meet your needs when you want uncompromising service. When your pump goes back into service you need it to run reliably for as long as possible. We are your best option for increased production via premium maintenance services.

We have a proven track record with the offshore oil & gas industry. We also provide dependable routine and emergency service to large and small municipalities that require potable water pumps that stay in service longer.

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Machinery Repair Services

Solve your maintenance headaches effectively and quickly—call on us to restore equipment for dependable performance and high reliability.

Our experienced maintenance professionals provide reliable solutions so you can focus on production—not breakdowns.

With an unprecedented array of diagnostic and repair technologies, precision tools and equipment, and maintenance savy that comes from many years of experience—we can help you eliminate your maintenance and production headaches.


Repair services include:

  • Electric motors
  • Submersible & Centrifugal Pumps
  • Separators & Centrifuges
  • Blowers & Fans
  • Gearboxes

We are in a unique position to help you run your equipment efficiently and reliably.

Standard Practices:

  • Precision Bearing Fit Tolerances
  • Premium quality grade dynamic balancing of all rotating parts:
    impellers, blowers, gears, couplings, rotors, and shafts.
  • Precision laser shaft alignments.
  • State of the art diagnostic equipment.
  • Precision balancing
  • And much, much more...

Thank you for your consideration. We want to be your first call and your last.

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Machine Shop

Our fully equipped Machine Shop provides a wide variety of custom services, both large and small. Services Include:

  • Shaft turning & keying
  • Industrial Mechanic / Millwright
  • Power Transmission Service & Design
  • TIG, MIG, and stick welding
  • Metal fabrication
  • Equipment redesign
  • Spray Weld
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Electrical Service and Maintenance

The long overdue move towards alternative energy is here and with that our company has come full circle.

L&B Electric has it's roots in installation and repair of wind generators and alternative energy system. Soon after that we quickly developed into a very high quality motor and industrial electrical service provider.

Our electrical service and maintenance is based on the firm foundation of preventative and predictive maintenance to control downtime loses and high reliability repairs (ideally done before the equipment fails).

Our customers trust and rely on us with their production and other critical processes. We supply state of the art predictive maintenance equipment and provide training and backup support for your maintenance personnel.

Electrical Service

  • Electrical panels and switchboards.
  • Low and medium voltage electrical equipment.
  • Generator service and repair.
  • Electronic power inverters.
  • Motor control systems.
  • Wind powered generators.
  • Photovoltaic and alternative energy systems.
  • Industrial process controllers.

Please contact us with your maintenance challenges—we want to help you stay running reliably, efficiently and safely!

Machine Retrofit
For your existing machinery that requires extensive mechanical and electrical upgrades, we offer a very cost effective solution.

We will disassemble, overhaul and upgrade the mechanical and electrical components, reinstall and test the complete solution.

Contact us with a list of our current equipment and what you want to accomplish. We'll reply with a proposal detailing how we can help you. 

Proactive Maintenance Services

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Reduce unscheduled downtime.

Cut your maintenance costs by over half by going from a reactive maintenance program to a proactive one.

This is achievable and we can help you do it.

We offer equipment, training and services to put you in control of your production and reduce unscheduled downtime.

Proactive Maintenance Services Include:

  • PdMA Motor Testing Technology
  • Vibration Analysis
  • Infrared Thermography
  • Precision Dynamic Balancing
  • Laser Alignments
  • Circuit Breaker Testing
  • PdMA Oil Analysis Technology

Before your next motor failure crashes production - predict the failure and take it out of service!

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Custom Balancing

Our customers enjoy the benefits of a high technology custom balancing—right here in The Maritimes.

You don't need to ship it to New York or Montreal! We've got you covered. Emergency or custom balancing on high performance precision equipment in Nova Scotia.

Our philosophy of 'fix it right the first time' means we maintain the very best balancing technology available. Over the years we've acquired an impressive body of knowledge and experience related to balancing. This can save you big money by having reliable gear, give you peace of mind, and keep you running longer. Just try us—your results will speak for themselves.

Call us today and enter a new standard of service. When your machines spin up after this service the difference can be dramatically reduced noise, increased reliability, and increased efficiency.


AC & DC Drive Maintenance

Solid state electronic variable speed drives require regular maintenance. Replacing fans, torquing connections, cleaning and waveform checks can extend the operating life of equipment and reduce failures.

Our maintenance team of factory trained professionals can provide this service for all your drives—large or small.

Typically, our customers schedule a time when L&B can perform a maintenance sweep and at the same time document all their drives. Data is maintained and used to make subsequent visits even faster.

Call L&B today and find out how we can help you service your AC and DC drives and keep them running reliably.

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Starter & Breaker Retrofits

Using your existing frames, we replace older medium voltage air contact motor starters with Toshiba vacuum contactors.

For MV Circuit breakers - Toshiba's OEM cells can often be used to replace existing rack-in breakers, providing new breaker, new contact stabs, improved mechanical and electrical interlocking plus all the advantages of vacuum technology.

The result is a very cost-effective solution that improves the reliability and safety plus it extends the life of your existing MV starters and breakers.

To get started, send us a description of your existing equipment and we'll provide the options, including delivered costs. MV starter retrofit
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Circuit Breaker Testing

Your circuit breakers protect you, your people, your equipment, and your plant. Do you know if they still work properly?

Circuit breaker testing can be an important due diligence requirement from a Health and Safety and Capital Equipment Insurance perspective.

We provide circuit breaker testing for many medium and large size breakers and load break switches. We document the performance of your gear and make sure it still is in compliance with its performance specifications.

Call today and find out how we can help you test your circuit breakers.

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Custom Bus Work

Custom Bus Work solves problems:
  • Connect an MCC to a new transformer.
  • Custom bus links for MV retrofits & upgrades.
  • Shunt connection links for very large generators.
  • Common DC bus for sharing regenerative drive energy.
  • What is your application challenge?

We carry an in-house stock of insulation, bracing support and copper bar plus we have the equipment to fabricate a wide variety of solutions.

We will also help you with installation—either directly or in a supervisory capacity. Our crew are experienced and trained industrial professionals who understand the time constraints and working conditions of field installation.

Contact us with your requirements and discover some great solutions to your maintenance headaches!

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Dynamic Balancing

Dynamic Balancing

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The best thing you can do to increase up-time, service life, production reliability, and safety is make sure your equipment is precision balanced.

Even small amounts of unbalance cause vibration and vibration is a major cause and predictor of equipment failure.

L&B is the leader in The Maritimes when it comes to precision custom dynamic balancing. Our equipment is the best available and we balance to the limits of its capabilities and to the very best of our abilities.

Allow us to help you maintain production as quietly, efficiently and safely as possible—with precision dynamic balancing.


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