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 and drives are new and unused overstock or discontinued items 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 »
: Fractional Motors
: Three-Phase : NEMA 56 Frames - ODP
Catalog Number: 00236OS3ED56
WEG id: 10483523
Description These motors have a wide range of applications. Because of their high starting torque, they are particularly well-suited for heavy starting loads. These motors do utilize phase insulation materials. They might be fitted with a C-Face as well as mounting feet for flexible mounting situations.
Air Conditioning equipment
Fans and blowers
Three phase, II, IV or VI pole, 60Hz
Squirrel cage rotor
High starting torque
Service Factor 1.15 or better
Color: RAL 7022 (Dark Gray)
Class 'B' insulation (ODP)
Continuous duty, 40ºC ambient
V-ring slinger in both endshields
Designed to operate in any position
Class I, Div II. Groups B, C & D
Class II, Div II. Group F. CSA: 50962
Optional Features - Call Dealers for information on price and availability of optional features