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New Line of Large, Energy-Efficient Motors for High-Torque Industrial Applications

Jane Alexander | June 30, 2014

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Screen Shot 2014-06-30 at 10.27.50 AMBaldor Electric Co. has introduced a new line of energy-efficient, large AC – GPM Induction Motors. Used in high-torque industrial applications, including pumps, fans, conveyors and compressors, the product line is available in stock ratings 250 – 1000 HP, 2300/4000 Volt, totally enclosed (TEFC), fan-cooled, foot mounted designs.

Features and benefits of the stock-motor lineup include:

  • Cast iron frame, end shields and inner caps
  • Insulated opposite drive end bearing
  • Drive end slinger
  • 100 ohm platinum winding RTDs
  • Provisions for bearing RTDs
  • Space heaters
  • Suitability for use on VFD 2:1 CT, 10:1 VT

The GPM line of large AC motors can also be ordered as custom items, ranging from 250 – 1500 HP, 460, 575, 2300/400 Volt, TEFC, in foot-mounted designs.

According to Baldor, stock, as well as custom units in this product family, can be used on variable frequency drives.

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