Here are some common questions we get regarding electric motors, compressors, generators, and other equipment. We hope these answers help. If you don’t see what you are looking for or have a specific area of concern you wish to discuss, please call us directly. We’ll help you find the right solution for your application quickly.

In General:

Question: What information do I need to order a new motor?

Answer: First off, you need to know the Horsepower, the RPM, the Voltage, the Phase (Single or Three-Phase), and the Enclosure style, the Frame size, and whether it is Foot-Mounted or C-Face design. It also helps to know the application the motor is going into, the hours of service it will see, and what problems were encountered with the original motor that is being replaced.

Question:  Do you have a resource for electrical / mechanical application formulas, NEMA dimensions, frame rerates, starter sizes?

Answer:  That information is provided on this page to your right.