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3 Phase Motors

3 Phase Motors

3 phase motors are commonly used by electric power distribution grids to distribute power.

AC Motors

AC Motors

Driven by an alternating current, an AC motor is an electric motor comprised of two main parts.

Aerospace Motors

Aerospace Motors

Aerospace motors are rugged, long-lasting, high-performance motors used for a variety of applications, including: targeting systems, ground vehicles, satellites, etc.

Air Compressor Motors

Air Compressor Motors

Air compressors are used to convert power into kinetic energy by pressurizing/compressing air, so that the air can be strategically released in quick bursts.

Brake Motors

Brake Motors

Brake motors are commonly designed to be mounted on a motor shaft between motor and reducer to automatically engage when electric current is turned off or lost.

Brushless Motors

Brushless Motors

A type of synchronous electric motor, a brushless DC motor is powered by direct-current electricity.

Continuous Duty Motors

Continuous Duty Motors

Continuous duty motors are designed for uninterrupted service for long periods of time.

DC Motors

DC Motors

Popular types of DC motors are the brushed and brushless types which create an oscillating AC current from a DC source.

Electric Motors

Electric Motors

Electric motors turn electrical energy into mechanical energy, by using magnetic fields and current-carrying conductors.

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Electric Vehicle Motors

Electric Vehicle Motors

Electric Vehicle Motors are specially designed for use in electrically powered automobiles, forklifts, etc.

Explosion Proof Motors

Explosion Proof Motors

Explosion-proof motors are designed for a use in applications where hazardous fumes or dust may be present to prevent damage to equipment.

Fractional/Subfractional Motors

Fractional/Subfractional Motors

Motors with a rated output power of 746 watts or less built for copmression-related applications.

Gear Motors

Gear Motors

Defined as a motor and speed reducer combination , a gear motor provides high torque at a low shaft speed.

Hazardous Location Motors

Hazardous Location Motors

Designed for use in applications where they may exposed to conditions such as explosive gases, vapors or liquids such as gasoline as well as explosive or ignitable dusts.

High Speed Motors

High Speed Motors

Motors that operate at a higher than average RPM and can maintain high speeds over prolonged periods of operation.

High Torque Motors

High Torque Motors

High torque motors feature high torque at stall and can have high dynamic stiffness depending on the model.

Hysteresis Motors

Hysteresis Motors

Hysteresis motors are used in applications requiring exact speed and rotation with a very small amount of fast variations in speed.

Hydraulic Motors

Hydraulic Motors

Used to convert hydraulic pressure and flow into torque and angular rotation. Interchangeable with hydraulic pumps.

Induction Motors

Induction Motors

Induction motors are alternating current motors that use power supplied to the rotor via electromagnetic induction.

Low Voltage Motors (Premium Efficiency)

Low Voltage Motors (Premium Efficiency)

Premium efficiency, low voltage motors for many applications, including general purpose, severe duty/chemical processing, and hazardous duty.

Linear Motors

Linear Motors

A linear motor (linear induction motor) is an AC electric motor with an unrolled stator so to produce a linear force along its length.

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Medium Voltage Motors

Medium Voltage Motors

Medium voltage motors are available in nearly any motor type and configuration.

Metric (IEC) Motors

Metric (IEC) Motors

Metric motors are motors designed in metric sizes rather than imperial measurements.

OEM Motors

OEM Motors

OEM motors are designed to match or replace existing motors or components from a specified manufacturer.

Pancake Motors

Pancake Motors

Pancakes are a type of electric motor that feature a flat commutator and vertical shaft. These motors are popular in model cars.

Permanent Magnet Motors

Permanent Magnet Motors

Permanent magnets are used to provide the magnetic field for synchronous machines.

Permanent Split Capacitor (PSC) Motors

Permanent Split Capacitor (PSC) Motors

Permanent split capacitor motors are often used in applications such as fans, air handlers, blowers and other variable speed applications.

Piezoelectric Motors

Piezoelectric Motors

Piezoelectric motors produce acoustic or ultrasonic vibrations in order to produce a linear or rotary motion, similar to the way a caterpillar moves.

Pneumatic (Air) Motors

Pneumatic (Air) Motors

Type of motor that does mechanical work by expanding compressed air to produce linear motion.

Pump Motors

Pump Motors

Electric motors used to provide the force that operates and electric pump.

Reversible Motors

Reversible Motors

Reversible motors are motors that can operate in two directions such as garage door motors and gate motors.

Servo Motors

Servo Motors

Classified as a small, brushless motor, servo motors feature a built-in speed control device.

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Small Motors

Small Motors

Small motors can be used in a wide range of applications, including: household electronic appliances, handheld devices, motorized toys, small track drives, etc.

Stepper Motors

Stepper Motors

A brushless, synchronous motor that is controlled by coils and utilized for a variety of applications.

Submersible Motors

Submersible Motors

A motor whose housing and terminal box is designed so that the motor can run while submerged. Typically used for water well and other deep hole applications.

Synchronous Motors

Synchronous Motors

Powered by rotor spun coils passing magnets at the same rate as the AC current causing a magnetic field that provides drive.

Universal Motors

Universal Motors

Many types of motors can be made in universal configurations to provide flexibility to work in any environment.

Variable Speed Motors

Variable Speed Motors

Variable speed motors are usually three-phase induction motors that are used in variable frequency drives.

Vertical Motors

Vertical Motors

Vertical motors typically feature footless P-based mounts, and they are commonly used in pump-driving applications.

Vibration Motors

Vibration Motors

Vibration motors most commonly work on the principle of gyratory motion with applications from sifting and sorting to small scale applications such as cellular telephones.

Waterproof Motors

Waterproof Motors

Waterproof motors are used in applications where relative humidity is over 90%.

Motor Controllers

Motor Controllers

Motion controllers are used to govern the manner in which an electric motor operates. Motor controllers may be automatic or manual.

Motor Starters

Motor Starters

Motor starters are devices used to start up electric motors and help reduce mechanical stress on the motor and shaft.

Motor Distributors

Motor Distributors

A collection of motor distributors that are searchable by state