Can Electric Motors be Mounted Vertically?
Can electric motors be mounted vertically? Put simply, yes. But to extend the life of your motor and for it to perform optimally, you’ll want to select a vertical motor for a vertical application. Read more!
NEMA 250 Types vs IEC 60529 Ratings
NEMA 250 Types and IEC 60529 Ratings are systems of standardization for electrical equipment enclosures. However, since NEMA 250 Types test for additional protections, the two rating systems are not interchangeable.
NEMA vs. IEC Motor Standards: What is the Difference?
Introduction to IEC Motors
Standard Single Phase Motor Connections
The types of connections you'll find for single-phase electric motors.
NEMA - Motor Frame Chart
The National Electrical Manufacturers Association has printed a framing chart for electrical motor systems. This chart contains information on standard NEMA frames vs horsepower, motor dimension chart, assembly position, and more.
NEMA Electrical Enclosure Types for Non-Hazardous Locations
The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) and Underwriters Laboratories, Inc have created a chart describing the different types of motor enclosures, with how each motor will deal with each respective environment.