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Energy-efficient induction motors for use with VFDs

| By Yelena Shamis

Baldor Electric

Baldor Electric

The Large AC-GPM line of energy-efficient foot-mounted induction motors (photo) includes custom models ranging from 250 to 1,500 hp. The GPM product line fits various industrial applications where high torque is required, including pumps, fans, conveyors and compressors. Stock GPM motor features include all cast-iron construction, drive-end slinger, insulated opposite drive-end bearings, space heaters, and a ground lug in the conduit box. The entire product line is suitable for use with VFDs. — Baldor Electric Co., Fort Smith, Ark.