The OPTIM ODP motors are engineered and designed for environments where dirt and moisture are minimal. This inverter duty motor offers premium efficiency ratings that deliver significant life-cycle savings.
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TECO Westinghouse: Optim Open Drip Proof (226)
The TECO-Westinghouse OPTIM ODP motors are engineered and designed for environments where dirt and moisture are minimal. This inverter duty motor offers premium efficiency ratings that deliver significant life-cycle savings.
- Available from 1-500HP; 2, 4 & 6 Pole
- NEMA Premium Efficiency
- HPE™ High Pulse Endurance Spike Resistant Wire for Inverter Duty Applications
- Inverter Speed Range 10:1 CT & 20:1 VT up to 300HP; 3:1 CT & 20:1 VT 301-500HP
- UL Listed (UL 1004-5) for Fire Pump Applications (1-400HP)
What is a General-Purpose AC Motor
General Purpose AC motors refers to a broad category of every-day-use motors. Very similar to a car’s base model, these motors don’t have all the bells and whistles. You won’t find specialized shafts and bearings, specific mounting equipment, or over current and overload protections. Therefore, general purpose motors can be used for many purposes.
Sometimes referred to as ‘asynchronous’ or ‘induction’ motors, AC motors convert alternating current into mechanical energy (torque). AC stands for alternating current, as the electric current reverses its direction many times in a second. Most motors built for use in Canada run at 60Hz, meaning the direction changes 60 times per second.
Where to Buy General Purpose AC Motors in Canada
Shop general purpose electric motors online through our Canadian website today. With over 8500 SKUs and convenient filtering options, you can easily find the motor you’re searching for. Inventory is distributed from Toronto, Montreal, and Edmonton. Most orders arrive in 1-5 business days when shipping within Canada.
Our general purpose motor category covers many types of electric motors like single-phase and three-phase general purpose AC motor, for example. Choose a motor with a frame made from materials like cast iron, rolled steel, aluminum, and stainless steel. Find horsepower abilities from fractional up to 600. Choose from different enclosure types, like open Air Over (OAO), Open Drip Proof (ODP), Totally Enclosed Air Over (TEAO), Totally Enclosed Fan Cooled (TEFC), and Totally Enclosed Non-Ventilated (TENV). All from your most trusted brands; Baldor, Century, Leeson, Marathon, Max Motion, Nidec, TECO-Westinghouse, and WEG.
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About TECO Westinghouse
George Westinghouse introduced his DC Motor line in 1888, marking the beginnings of the TECO-Westinghouse brand. Now a market leader in electric motor and control design and supply in Canada for various industries. TECO-Westinghouse branded motors’ manufacturing facilities are in Taiwan, China, and Malaysia, and their headquarters are in Edmonton, AB.
Their extensive network of manufacturing bases are located across the globe and offer product innovation opportunities, fantastic engineering and manufacturing resources, and unmatched service. TECO-Westinghouse has always put quality first; their products exceed international industrial standards. With over 100 years under their belt and products that span a range of applications, TECO-Westinghouse is your preferred source of electric motors, controls, and accessories.Shop TECO Westinghouse