capacitor motor

capacitor motor

[kə′pas·əd·ər ‚mōd·ər]
(electricity)
A single-phase induction motor having a main winding connected directly to a source of alternating-current power and an auxiliary winding connected in series with a capacitor to the source of ac power.

capacitor motor

A single-phase induction motor with its main winding connected to a source of power and having an auxiliary winding connected in series with a capacitor to facilitate starting.
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The torque-slip characteristic form of capacitor motor with cage-solid rotor is unacceptable (Fig.
Lipo, "Improved PWM modulation for a permanent-split capacitor motor," in Proceedings of the Conference Record of the IEEE Industry Applications Conference, vol.
"Companies are introducing componentry that allows the amp draw to be reduced, therefore using less energy through any type of electronic or capacitor motor," Morrow says.
Metso says other advantages include standard 75 percent duty cycle, visual position indicators in cover, dual conduit openings for easy wiring, permanently attached cover bolts, locked rotor stall protection, thermal overload cutout, and split-phase capacitor motor for high efficiency and long operating life.
When modeling an HVAC system using series fan-powered terminal units (FPTUs) with permanent split capacitor motors in EnergyPlus, the user must enter values for fan total pressure rise and fan/motor efficiency.
The most common single-phase motors, the shaded pole and the permanent split capacitor motors, tend to have worse power factors than large three-phase induction motors.
The 100 mm AC Right Angle Gearmotors are powered by these 115 V, 60 Hz single-phase TEFC permanent split capacitor motors and offered in six standard versions with gear ratios from 5.2:1 to 50:1 and fixed output speeds from 327 rpm to 28 rpm respectively.
* 115-V, 60-Hz single-phase TEFC permanent split capacitor motors.
The company's line includes shaded pole motors, permanent split capacitor motors, permanent magnet motors, DC motors, brush-free DC motors and generators.
Totally enclosed, permanent split capacitor motors provide power and economy.