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Electric Motors whitepaper

Author: SEM USA | May 10, 2012

Electric motors, whether designed to operate on ac, dc, or both types of current, come in numerous shapes and sizes. All electric motors have one goal in common: to convert electrical energy into mechanical motion. Whether the application uses a general-purpose standardized electric motor or a motor intended for a specific task, the selection process must satisfy the dynamic requirement of the machine on which it’s applied without exceeding the motor’s rated temperature.
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