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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Lined Diaphragm, 1/15 Horsepower Permanent Split With 5 Microfarad Capacitor Motor, 1620/1350 Revolutions Per Minute, Weight: 8 Pounds Aluminum 1/4 National Pipe Thread Port Connections,
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.

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