What are some applications for Leeson motors?


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Leeson produces task-specific electric motors that cover a wide variety of applications. Some of these include the boat heist industry, agriculture, and applications that require regular washdowns.

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Producing up to 3/4 horsepower at 1,800 rpm, the Electra motor line is suitable for the boat heist industry. The motor features a 15-minute duty cycle, stainless steel parts and aluminum endbells. Leeson adds that the drain holes are at 6:00 and the capacitor case is at 12:00.

Able to work in wet environments, the Washguard duty DC motors feature stainless steel shafts, double-sealed bearings and stainless steel fans. The motors use polyester coating to protect the internal parts.

Designed with agricultural use in mind, the ECO-Ag line features sealed bearings, high starting torque values and protection against manual overload. The TEFC line covers general purpose farm applications and produces up to 10 horsepower. The company also makes motors specifically for tobacco barns, grain dryers, catfish ponds and milk transfer.

With the most advanced model producing 180 volts, the SUB-FHP DC line is best-suited for full wave non-filtered SCR controls. The motors feature compact designs, easy access to brushes and reversible rotation.

Leeson produces the DC Explosion-Proof line with hazardous environments in mind. The motors feature easy brush access for field repairs, pilot-duty thermostats and double-shielded ball bearings. The motors can produce up to 180 volts and 3/4 horsepower.

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