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What you need to know about motor selection

Answer some questions about the application before specifying a motor

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When it comes to motors in your automation, what do you specify? For a custom machine builder or OEM, it is usually a good practice to consider the cost; however, the application, operation and environment are the big players in motor selection. It's not just about voltage, torque and rpm. The application places specific requirements on motor performance beyond these basic specifications.So, what type of motor is appropriate for an application? The first thought may be to contact a local electrical distributor or automation vendor. While these distributors, vendors and industrial manufacturers are happy to help with knowledgeable sales personnel and detailed websites,…

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