What is a Variable Frequency Drive?
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 »
Return Policy

Original purchase price only, shipping and handling charges are NOT refundable [if applicable] under any circumstances: 30 days from the Purchased date.

Returned products must be unused and in the same condition received; meaning item(s) were not used and/or mounted, manual or item(s) were not written on and still contain all manufacturers’ packaging/items (manuals, parts, etc). If products are ordered incorrectly and need to be returned to stock, then a re-stocking charge can be applied. Dealers Industrial Equipment, LLC has the right to charge a maximum of 30% re-stock fee for all variable frequency drives, or 50% re-stock fee for all electric motors with no offsetting order. If an order is placed at the time of the return, then the re-stocking fee will be either waived or reduced to a maximum of 10% for variable frequency drives, or 20% for electric motors. After inspection, if the returned products are deemed not to be in unused, undamaged condition, or in original packaging, then additional fees can be applied (up to and including full price of item).

Please note that the original (if applicable) and return shipping and handling charges, such as credit card fees, will NOT be refunded or reimbursed under any circumstances.

Teco-Westinghouse Drive Warranty Procedure
The buyer must first contact a Dealers Industrial Equipment, LLC representative to start the RMA process. A picture of the nameplate of the variable frequency drive will need to be sent by email to start the RMA process. Once Dealers Industrial has received the proper RMA paper work from Teco-Westinghouse, Dealers Industrial will issue this RMA to you via e-mail or fax. This process is estimated to be completed within 72 weekday hours. After you have received the RMA information from Dealers Industrial, you will need to follow the instructions laid out within the RMA. In cases where Teco wants to complete an overall inspection of the item(s) to see if it is deemed to be defective from the factory, Teco will then need the item(s) to be sent to the address located on the RMA; this process is estimated to take about 10-14 business days after the item has been delivered to Teco. All shipping costs will be at the expense of the buyer. Once Teco has completed their inspection and has deemed the item(s) to be defective from the factory, Dealers Industrial Equipment, LLC will then issue a replacement or refund for the original purchase price.

Updated On: 03/28/17