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 »
Simple to Operate The SE1's first 13 parameters meet 80% of the most common application needs. If additional parameters are needed, entering a password in parameter 14 provides access to a second level of 26 parameters for a total of 40 parameters. The SE1 NEMA 12 models are simple to set up and use.
Packaging The SE1 includes a six-LED display and five-button keypad with tactile feel, contactor-style design and easy-access control wiring. SE1 NEMA 12 AC Drives features our rugged NEMA 12/IP55 enclosure.
Power Horsepower ratings reflect the SE1's overload capacity of 150% for one minute and up to 175% for momentary overloads in constant-torque applications
Global Design SE1 NEMA12/IP55 Drives meet UL, cUL, CE* and C-Tick standards.