fractional horsepower motor

fractional horsepower motor

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(electricity)
Any motor built into a frame smaller than that for a motor having an open construction and a continuous rating of 1 horsepower (745.7 watts) at 1800 revolutions per minute.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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ElectroCraft Inc., a global fractional horsepower motor and motion solutions provider, has increased its MobilePower traction system range with the MPW52 and MPW86.
The motor in question was a fractional horsepower motor used in a home appliance.
Since the QEMs themselves are now scattered around the globe, the fractional horsepower motor manufacturers are following their customers and hence seek global distribution.
- Fractional horsepower motors are widely used in household appliances such as vacuum cleaners, coffee machines, and refrigerators; however, integral horsepower motors are anticipated to witness fastest growth over the coming years
But every one of his "contributions" was the result of research he had planned and specified as part of a project to design and to develop a new product line, for example, fractional horsepower motors. Technology, traditional wisdom held and still widely holds, is "applied science." In Steinmetz's lab, science - including the purest of "pure research" - is technology-driven, that is, a means to a technological end.
While the primary objective of the project was to develop performance models of series and parallel fan-powered terminal units used in variable air volume (VAV) systems, the results with the fractional horsepower motors can also be applied to unitary air conditioners, heat pumps and furnaces.
There are two types of electric motors based on their power classification: fractional horsepower motors and integral horsepower motors.
To date there has been very little cost effective energy saving technology applied to these small fractional horsepower motors, according to Steven Strasser, the company's chairman and CEO.
It uses one type of drive because it is smaller and works well with fractional horsepower motors.
These parts come in various sizes, designed for motors of all sizes from fractional horsepower motors to large frame-size motors.
Various accessories are available for mounting on most brands of fractional horsepower motors.
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