What is a High Slip Motor?

What is a High Slip Motor?

High slip motors, or Design D motors, power cycling load, oil well jacks, low-speed punch presses, hoists, and more. A 1200 rpm motor works best for oil well pumping units. Why? A motor has a high slip of five to eight percent and a high starting torque. Manufacturers...
How to Size Circuit Breakers and Fuses for Motors

How to Size Circuit Breakers and Fuses for Motors

Electric motors have a very large amperage. Finding the right breakers and fuses for a motor, whether it’s a small electric motor or an industrial one, must be calculated carefully. The wrong breakers and fuses may cause failure and overheat. Low voltage can also...
Which Motor is Best to Generate Electricity?

Which Motor is Best to Generate Electricity?

How do you choose the right electric motor? An electric motor converts electrical energy into mechanical energy. Electric motor price differs greatly depending on size, use, style, manufacturer, and other factors. Almost half of all of the world’s electricity...
5 Motor Testing Methods You Need to Know

5 Motor Testing Methods You Need to Know

A working motor increases overall energy efficiency and reduces overall operating costs. A smoothly running simple electric motor requires regular motor testing. Monitor the motor’s systems to save on high costs for replacement and repair. Which motor testing methods...
How Many Types of Motors Are There?

How Many Types of Motors Are There?

Electric motors play a vital role in industry, businesses, and homes in the 21st Century. Increasingly, a push for more green sustainable technology has brought innovation and change to the simple electric motor. Each motor has a specific application. Basic motors...
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