Motors 101

Learn More About Motors

Waterproof motors, IP ratings, fractional horse power: all terminology commonly associated with motors and gear motors. Click any area below to read more about what it all means, how you can customize the motors for your OEM applications, and more.

Low RPM Gear Motors
>> Low RPM
What are Gear Motors
>> Gearmotors
What is an IP Rating
>> IP
Waterproof Motors
>> Waterproof
Fractional Horse Power
>> FHP
Are Motors Reliable
>> Reliability
Where Gear Motors Used
>> Gear Motors
AC Motors vs. DC Motors
>> AC v DC
Speed vs Torque
>> Go
AC Motors Used For
>> AC Motors
Right Angle Gear Motor
>> RAGM
DC Motors Usually GM
>> Gearmotors

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Power Electric is committed to providing the most comprehensive information available for you regarding your OEM application motors. We work with companies of all sizes looking to develop a new motor or gear motor to best suit the needs of the product. If you’d like to speak with a member of our sales team to discuss your application specs, contact us today.