dynamotor


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dynamotor

[′dī·nə‚mō·dər]
(electricity)
A rotating electric machine having two or more windings on a single armature containing a commutator for direct-current operation and slip rings for alternating-current operation; when one type of power is fed in for motor operation, the other type is delivered by generator action. Also known as rotary converter; synchronous inverter.
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Bill Jones, CEO of DynaMotors stated, "We developed the DynaMotor to give OEMs a motor that simplifies the transition to variable speed by eliminating many of the common problems inherent in traditional variable speed technology and lowering the total cost of integration.
DynaMotors is currently completing approvals needed to begin shipping the companies' first OEM order.
JumpStart has been working with DynaMotors as part of its JumpStart TechLift Advisors program.
Since then, the DynaMotor has been fully tested for reliability and has been proven in a wide variety of practical applications.
DynaMotors said that its design, operating at half speed for twice as long, moves the same amount of air as a single-speed motor but uses one-quarter of the energy.