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Baldor Electric Company

5711 RS Boreham, Jr. St., Fort Smith, AR, 72901, US

  • 479-646-4711

Jodi Ware
Sr. Marketing Communications and Training Manager
Phone: 864-281-2110
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Baldor Electric Company

Mechanical Power Transmission

Crusher Duty Motors range from 5-350 hp.

March 27, 2015

With high breakdown and locked rotor torque performance, Baldor•Reliance® Crusher Duty Motors meet demands of tough crushing applications worldwide. Units are available in frame sizes from 180–449 T and meet Premium Efficiency energy standards as well as future efficiency standards outlined by Integral Horsepower Rule. Motors with roller bearings as standard are field changeable to ball bearings and suitable for across the line starting or inverter duty. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Vertical Gear Reducer combines efficiency and compact deisgn.

March 25, 2015

Available in 6 sizes for vertical pump speeds from ~100 to 500 rpm, Baldor-Dodge® Vertical GearMotor is built on low-pole count induction motor platform utilizing Dodge planetary gearing. Torque ratings range from 550,000–7,000,000 lb-in., and approximate power ratings range from 750 to <25,000 hp. Solution provides alternative to low-speed, vertical pump drive technologies which utilize large, high-pole count vertical motors or combination of horizontal motor with right angle gear reducer. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission, Controls & Controllers

High-Voltage, Rib-Cooled Motors carry up to IP66 rating.

March 13, 2015

Available in frame sizes from 355–450 and power ratings from 100–1,250 kW, NXR motors supports diverse industries and applications. Enclosure is completely dust tight and will withstand water jets, while size, shape, and positioning of cooling ribs optimize cooling performance. Pre-engineered fixing points on sides facilitate installation of accessories and ensure airflow over cooling surfaces is not affected. Coil ends and bearings can be inspected with endoscope without removing end shields. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Stainless Steel Gear Reducers have washdown-resistant design.

February 2, 2015

With sanitary design sealed against high-pressure, high-temperature, and caustic washdown environments, Ultra Kleen® Tigear-2® offers input ratings up to 5 hp and come in 5 case sizes. All-stainless steel construction includes laser-etched nameplate for permanent, sanitary product identification, and versions are available with solid or hollow output shafts. All models are factory-filled with H1 food grade synthetic lubrication and protected by 2-piece, harsh-duty output sealing system. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Bushed Coupling reduces damage via misalignment capabilities.

September 10, 2014

Baldor-Dodge® Para-Flex® QD (PXQD) coupling features QD flange design that complements Taper-Lock and bored-to-size style flanges. Sizes PX50 through PX200 offer torque ratings up to 82,500 lb-in., and bore capacity of PXQD flanges let end-users downsize coupling selections. QD bushing design allows installation and removal with minimal shaft damage. When used with Para-Flex element, complete Para-Flex couplings provide misalignment capabilities to prevent damage to connected equipment. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission, Green & Clean

Synchronous Drive Systems offer 98% efficiency.

July 21, 2014

Operating without need for re-tensioning, Dodge® HT500 Synchronous Belt Drives run slip-free and are suitable for wet and oily environments. Product line includes complete offering of synchronous sprockets with shaft attachment options, including TAPER-LOCK® and fin fan QD bushings as well as minimum plain bore sprockets. As companion to sprockets, belts come in 8 and 14 mm pitch and are made of polyurethane and carbon fiber cords for high torque transmission in severe environments. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission

AC - GPM Induction Motors have energy efficient design.

July 8, 2014

Stock versions of Large AC – GPM induction motors come in ratings of 250–1,000 hp, 2,300/4,000 V, Totally Enclosed Fan Cooled (TEFC), foot mounted designs. Custom motors are available in 250–1,500 hp; 460, 575, 2,300/400 V, TEFC, foot mounted designs. Suited for industrial applications requiring high torque, motors feature all-cast iron construction, drive end slinger, insulated opposite drive end bearing, winding RTDs, space heaters, provisions for bearing RTDs, and ground lug in conduit box. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Electric Motors incorporate bearing protection for extended life.

May 28, 2014

Super-E® Motors with Baldor Shaft Grounding Brush are available in stock ratings from 1–50 hp in Totally Enclosed Fan Cooled (TEFC) or Open Drip Proof (ODP) Foot Mounted designs as well as ½–5 hp in TEFC, C-Face Foot Mounted designs. Design features carbon brush mounted internally to divert shaft currents away from motor bearings, which increases life expectancy of bearings. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission

Conveyor Pulleys withstand tough operating conditions.

May 23, 2014

Available in Heavy Duty, Mine Duty, and Mine Duty Extra (MDX) construction, Dodge Conveyor Pulleys with XT Hubs and Bushings come in both drum and wing designs. MDX conveyor pulleys feature thick end discs to power through tough operating conditions. In addition to elevator drum and single disc XT conveyor pulleys for grain handling applications, complete pulley offering also includes variety of vulcanized rubber lagging options. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Electric Motors have internal AEGIS bearing protection ring.

March 14, 2014

Baldor•Reliance® Super-E motors with internal AEGIS® Bearing Protection Ring come in 28 ratings from 1–40 hp (open drip proof motors for 200 and 575 V) as well as 5–15 hp (totally enclosed, fan-cooled designs for 200 V). Meeting demand for inverter-driven motors with factory-installed shaft grounding device, products are constructed with heavy-duty frames and cast endplates and are suitable for mounting in any position. Class H Inverter Ready insulation system is standard.
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Mechanical Power Transmission

Right Angle Reducers feature stainless steel construction.

February 14, 2014

Available in sizes 38 and 48, both with integrated adapter and C-face input, Quantis Ultra Kleen RHB Reducers are manufactured using 316SS for corrosion resistance and feature smooth, rounded housing to minimize potential entrapment areas. Dodge XT harsh-duty 2-piece output seals offer protection against particulates and washdown sprays. Also made of all stainless, output shaft options include solid shaft, straight hollow, and Dodge Q-Loc keyless bushing system. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Elevator Pulleys meet CEMA standards.

November 18, 2013

Available in diameters from 6–72 in. with face widths up to 120 in., Dodge® Elevator Pulleys come in drum or single disc design with HE, XT, QD, or Taper-Lock hubs and bushings. Units meet CEMA standards, but are also available with Mine Duty Extra construction for strength and durability. Four lagging options are available, offering features such as bi-directional pulley rotation, flame and oil resistance, abrasion resistance, and various grooving options. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Conveyor Pulleys feature wear-resistant rubber compound.

August 22, 2013

By increasing lagging life, Dodge® D-LAG conveyor pulleys extend operating life of conveyor pulley and conveyor belt. Lagging is 100% vulcanized for pulley bonding and strength, making it resistant to cuts and gouges. Available styles include D-LAG heavy-duty drum pulleys from 10–24 in. dia that are designed with flexible end discs, and D-LAG MDX® (mine duty extra) drum pulleys from 12–24 in. dia which feature integral hub design that eliminates welded hub. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Washdown Duty Motor targets food and beverage industry.

August 21, 2013

Available from 1–20 hp, 56C through 256TC, Super White Washdown Duty Motor is intended for humid and moist environments in food and beverage industry where motors receive sanitary washdowns on regular basis. Motor is constructed with 300 series stainless steel shaft, hardware, and nameplate; labyrinth seals on each end; and moisture-resistant insulation system. Autophoretic® autodeposition exterior surface preparation method makes white epoxy finish coat resistant to corrosion and chipping. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Ball Bearings come in 2 shaft attachment methods.

August 21, 2013

Baldor•Dodge® ER-Style ball bearings come in set screw version, with 65° set screw angle for maximum shaft grip, and D-Lok™ version, which offers clamp collar grip for maximum concentricity to minimize vibration. While snap-ring retention is used to securely fit cylindrical outer diameter into user equipment, Dodge ProGuard™ seal and flinger package prevents contamination and maximizes product life in dirty applications. Modifications to seal package are available. Read More

Controls & Controllers

Programmable IP65-Rated HMI Panel features backlit LCD.

March 22, 2011

Compact KPD202-501 operator panel includes 6 programmable function keys, 15 keys for input of numeric values, and 4 pairs of keys suited for functions such as jogging individual machine axes. Backlit, 4-line x 20 char LCD is also integrated. Requiring 24 Vdc power feed, unit has CANopen port, which offers choice of D-type and RJ45 plug-in connectors, and user-selectable RS232/485 serial port. Device is programmed via motion controller using Mint programming language. Read More

Controls & Controllers

Servo Drives work with multiple Ethernet standards.

June 23, 2010

Able to be used in EtherNet/IP, Modbus TCP, Powerlink, and TCP/IP networks, e100 series offers choice of servomotor, closed-loop vector, or V/Hz motor control modes combined with feature and configuration options. Three-phase drives offer DC bus system that can share regenerated power with other axes. In addition to their own local I/O and CANopen expansion, drives also have option card slots. Other features include universal encoder feedback input and programmable notch filters. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission

Smart Ethernet Drives are compatible with Powerlink standard.

April 6, 2010

Available in power ratings up to 33.5 A, MicroFlex e100 and MotiFlex e100 single- and 3-phase drives can control rotary and linear servo motors, linear motors, and closed-loop vector motors. Embedded Mint Lite capability supports basic motion programming requirements including performing relative and absolute moves, S-ramp profiles, jog and homing movements, and reacting to real-time trigger events. With TCP/IP-compatible Ethernet interface, drives can link into Ethernet factory networks. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Architectural and Civil Engineering Products

Portable Light Tower Kit measures 30 ft tall.

April 27, 2009

Available for use with TS35T towable generator, light tower kit can provide 5 to 7 acres of light for applications in industries such as construction, oil, gas and water drilling, agriculture, landscaping, road repair, and mining. Kit can be assembled in 2 hr. Product features cord to plug into 120 V/50 A twist lock outlet on generator control panel for power. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission

Brushless Motors/Controls suit adjustable speed applications.

April 13, 2009

Available with standard NEMA face/foot mount, BSM25C and BSM33C Motors range from ¼-3 hp. BMC Series controls, using standard 115/208/230 Vac, require no programming and provide tight speed regulation of better than 0.5%. Units use industry standard input command of ±10 Vdc or optional pot input for speed control. Housed in fully protected package, combination of BSM motor and BMC control is adjustable to cover speeds to 7,000 rpm with adjustable acceleration time of 0.1-30 sec. Read More

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