AC drives: Choosing the correct motor

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Tags: maintenance and reliability, motors

This seminar video was written by AC drive and motor expert James Shumberg. This seminar introduces induction motor theory and offers tips on proper motor selection for motors used on AC drives. AC drive are sometimes called variable frequency drives, or VFDs. Reasons for avoiding high efficiency and NEMA Design A motor are explained. Motors rated for inverter duty are discussed.



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