A variable frequency drive is an electronic device that allows you to start, stop, and control the speed of a three phase motor. It is also a motor starter as it is equipped with overload protection. Read more »
What is the difference between a 'new surplus' motor and a 'factory new' motor?
Our New Surplus electric motors are offered at lower prices and come with our 90-day warranty.
Factory New products are competitively priced and come with a manufacturers warranty.
Variable frequency drives (VFDs or inverters) now play an important part in major industry.
Within the last 10 years they have been perfected to control and vary the speed of 3 phase electric motors. They serve many purposes, besides speed control. Homeowners and hobbyist alike, who have lathes or milling machines with a 3 phase motor, usually don't have 3 phase power to operate. These VFDs (instead of using a rotary phase converter) can now be used to convert single phase power to 3 phase power. Read more »
: Pump Motors
: Jet Pump - NEMA 56 : Single-Phase - Keyed - TEFC (IP55)
Catalog Number: 00156ES1BJP56C
WEG id: 10817997
Description These versatile motors have the torque and durability for the toughest commercial applications yet are also economical choices for residential applications. The motors are available with base, C-Face and in Form C configuration.
Commercial and Industrial pumps
Residential pumps (jacuzis, pools, hot tubs)
Jet Pump motor system
Single-phase, II pole, 60Hz
Squirrel cage rotor
Sealed ball bearings (drive end)
Totally Enclosed Fan Cooled (TEFC)
Service factor according to NEMA standard MG 1-18.329
Insulation class "B" (130°C)
Automatic Overload Protection
Continuous duty (S1), 40 °C ambient
Standard: NEMA-MG 1-18.326
Stainless steel shaft end
Color: Munsell N1 (Black)
Optional Features - Call Dealers for information on price and availability of optional features
Class "F" insulation
Rotation: CW (viewed from shaft end)
Other mounting configurations
NOTES All motors are tested according to IEEE 112 std. - method "B" or C390 CSA.