High performance with maximum energy efficiency is the goal of the new WEG electric motor. High efficiency and Low cost of Ownership throughout the entire motor lifetime have been the basis for the W22 development. A design created to maximize performance and energy savings.
WEG: General Purpose (80)
The W40 motor is a general purpose line designed for environments where dirt and moisture are minimal. The W40 cast iron frame is designed to provide maximum ventilation and heat dissipation, offering low vibration levels, high mechanical stiffness, and durability. Widely used in applications such as compressors, pumps and chillers, the W40 line meets or exceeds the efficiency levels determined by International Standards and the minimum efficiency level programs in force worldwide.
- Three-phase, 2, 4 and 6 pole
- Inverter duty
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.
Need a hand finding the right motor for your application or legacy replacement? Contact our motors experts. They have extensive knowledge, backed by over 45 years of experience, to help you with your electric motor project.
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