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 »
Condenser Fan/Heat Pump, PSC, Open Air Over Thru-Bolt, Shaft Up or Horizonal
Direct drive condenser fans mounted vertically, shaft up. Models with open brackets should be mounted where they are shielded from rain. These motors need to be mounted within the airflow of the fan for proper cooling.
Frame and shaft end bracket enclosed, except X011, X012, and X208 have open frames and X426 has open frame and brackets
Single and multi-speed models as noted
Weather resistant reversing plug
30” long leads
Shaft with flat, unless otherwise noted
60°C ambient (as noted)
1-5/8” Extended thru-bolts on shaft end, except where noted
Automatic reset thermal protector
Lug mount kits and other accessories available (Call for availability)