Press Release Summary:
Stainless steel AC induction motors, available from .5–20 hp, meet demands of frequent wetting and washdown environments. Available in frame sizes 56, 143, 145, 182, 184, 213, 215, 254, and 256, waterproof motors are oil-filled and corrosion resistant and feature integral housing seals andÂ double-sealed cable entry. Addition of pressure compensation devices allows use inÂ deep sea and marine applications. Design enables use at depths up to 2,500 ft and pressures in excess of 5,000 psi.
Original Press Release:
Empire Magnetics Offers Additional Frame Sizes for Waterproof AC Induction Motors
ROHNERT PARK, CA –Empire Magnetics offers stainless steel AC induction motors for frequent wetting and washdown environments. These stainless steel waterproof motors are available in horsepower ranging from .5 to 20 HP, and nine frame sizes: 56, 143, 145, 182, 184, 213, 215, 254 and 256. Typical applications include food processing, chemical and drug manufacturing, machine tools, paper making and film processing.
The addition of pressure compensation devices allow the motors to be used deep sea and marine applications such as positioning control surfaces on sub-sea vehicles, actuators on submersible experiments, hydrophone arrays and hydrofoil flaps. Empire Magnetics’ stainless steel motors have been used successfully by US Naval Labs for 15+ years at depths up to 2500 feet and pressures in excess of 5,000 PSI.
Features of waterproof AC induction motors include:
• Integrated design and solution
• Highly corrosion resistant
• Integral housing seals
• Double-sealed cable entry
• Oil-filled motor
Empire Magnetics is a leading supplier of specialty motor products, motion control systems and support services to a variety of North American manufacturers.
For more information visit www.empiremagnetics.com, or contact Empire Magnetics, Inc.: 5780B LaBath Ave., P.O. Box 1908, Rohnert Park, CA 94928; phone: (707) 584-2801 and fax: (707) 584-3418.