squirrel-cage winding

squirrel-cage winding

[′skwərl ¦kāj ‚wīnd·iŋ]
(electricity)
A permanently short-circuited winding, usually uninsulated, around the periphery of the rotor and joined by continuous end rings. Also known as squirrel-cage rotor.
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The stationary part has squirrel-cage windings and is constructed by stacking winding sections end to end until the desired displacement is achieved.