motor branch circuit

motor branch circuit

[′mōd·ər ′branch ‚sər·kət]
(electricity)
A branch circuit that terminates at a motor; it must have conductors with current-carrying capacity at least 125% of the motor full-load current rating, and overcurrent protection capable of carrying the starting current of the motor.

motor branch circuit

A branch circuit which supplies electric power to one or more motors and their associated controllers.
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Designed in compliance with the National Fire Protection Association's NFPA-79 Electrical Standard for Industrial Machinery, Brad power components from Molex are UL2237 (PVVA) listed for use in motor branch circuits.