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What Are AC Motors Used For?

AC motors are viable power sources for a range of applications due to their flexibility, efficiency and quiet operation. General uses for AC motors include pumps, water heaters, lawn and garden equipment, ovens, and off-road motorized equipment. In fact, many of the appliances, equipment and tools you use on a daily basis are powered by…
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Motor Mouth: Obtain Accuracy and Position Control with Stepper Motors

Operation A step motor is a motor type with a permanent magnet rotor and a stator wound with two independent windings. By alternating the direction of current flow through these windings, the motor will move in discrete “steps”. The size of the step varies with the construction of the motor. The commonly available range is…
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Motor Mouth: RAGM Provide High Reduction Capabilities

Right angle worm gear motors are a common choice as a great solution for many applications. They provide great value with high gear reduction and compact size. The gear train consists of a worm and gear arrangement where the gear is directly connected to an output shaft, or with the gear driving additional stages for…
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OEM Benefits to Utilizing PE’s Applications Engineering Expertise

We maintain a staff of degreed engineers with decades of experience in electric motor applications at Power Electric. As such, we collaborate with you to design the motor or gear motor that best meets your technical and quality requirements in the most cost-effective manner possible. Having Power Electric’s deep knowledge and application engineering staff on…
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Plastic Planetary Gear Motor Advantages and Disadvantages

Plastic planetary gear motors can provide a wide range of gear reduction ratios in a compact package, combining high strength, low noise, and great value. They have one or more stages of gear reduction, all in line with the motor shaft with gears made of plastic. The outer body or casing can also be made…
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Motor Mouth: Brushless or Brushed Motors: Examining Options

We’re discussing the benefits of choosing a brushless motor (BLDC) over traditional brushed motors and how one versus the other works in the HVAC industry. Talk with our team about the solution that’s right for your application. Advantages of BLDC motors (vs brush dc motors) Higher power density Better heat dissipation Longer life, only wear…
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