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The name originates in the mid-1800’s, when a man named James Scott used the term in his marketing of steam engines, to help people understand the engine’s power when compared to draft horses, a commonly understood measure of energy during that time. Read More…

1 Horsepower Electric Motors Horsepower is a basic unit of energy output, most commonly assigned to engines, trains and other machines that exert force.
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Stratham, NH  |  844-338-8114

We manufacture motors, motion control and rotating products for OEMs. The electric motors obtainable through us include AC motors, AC/DC motors, brushless DC motors, stepper motors.

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Monroe, WI  |  608-325-9161

Since our inception in 1932, Carter Motor manufactures AC universal motors, small motors, DC universal motors, DC permanent magnet motors, DC shunt wound motors and gearmotors, and many others. All of our products are designed and assembled here in the USA. Our team is here to help you determine the best motor to fit your application and to ensure the process is efficient and stress-free. We are ISO 9001:2015 certified.

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Reedsburg, WI  |  608-524-4341

Hankscraft OEM is recognized as a Six Sigma Black Belt-certified, low risk manufacturer. Founded in 1920, Hankscraft has been producing dependable, high-value components and complete turn-key solutions for Fortune 500 companies and others where manufacturability and profitability are key.

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Hankscraft, Inc. $$$

Milwaukee, WI  |  800-466-6398

Dietz Electric is a full-service company specializing in the manufacture of high-quality electric motors, AC and DC motors, brushless motors, special motors, servo motors, hazardous area motors, custom motor designs, modifications and repairs. We also stock several name-brand electric motors. Our experienced staff enables us to deal with difficult and demanding motor applications.

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Dietz Electric Co., Inc. $$$

Burton, MI  |  877-986-6867

Electric Motor Warehouse offers a complete online catalog of electric motors and swimming pool pumps. We carry all the name brand manufacturers you know and trust. All of our products are brand new and we ship 99% of our orders within 24 hours. Our website has hundreds of competitively-priced products listed with more being added all the time and we sell directly to customers. We're here to help!

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Electric Motor Warehouse $$$

Duluth, GA  |  800-275-4934

America’s largest electric motor company brings you electric motors built to make your specific agricultural, industrial or commercial processes run with efficiency & reliability. Fractional, explosion proof, NEMA, severe duty, pump & DC motors are just a few of our ISO 14001 certified electric motors.

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This terminology has lasted to modern times, when most modern cars have between 125 and 200 horsepower, while high performance cars have a force potential of 400 horsepower or more. One horsepower electric motors are usually used to power slow moving vehicles like tractors and other agricultural equipment, and high power tools and appliances, like table saws and pool pumps.

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In addition to horsepower, electrical, mechanical and performance characteristics help decide the application options of electric motors. Variable electrical characteristics of 1 HP electric motors include: base speed, standard voltage, phase/base frequency (Hz), service factor, design code from NEMA, insulation class, insulation system, duty cycle and thermal protection.

Likewise, variable mechanical characteristics include: mounting frame size, enclosure, frame material, end bracket material, junction box material, fan guard material, lead determination, standard mounting, drive end shaft slinger, paint, bearings, grease and standard junction box assembly position. Frame material is generally a type or grade of steel, such as rolled steel or 304 stainless steel.

End bracket material has a few more options, including aluminum, cast iron and 304 stainless steel. Junction boxes and fan guards may both be made of steel or 304 stainless steel. Finally, fan material may be plastic, polypropylene plastic or heat-resistant polyethylene.

Examples of standard mounting options include: c-face with a removable base, rigid, c-face with a removable rigid base, c-face with a rigid base and c-face with round body. Bearings of 1 HP electric motors are usually ball bearings and grease options may include Mobil Polyrex EM and Korschun lithium-based.

Variable performance characteristics include: constant torque speed range, variable torque speed range, constant horsepower speed range, temperature rise and encoder provisions.

One HP electric motors have many applications in gas and oil and mining, agriculture and agribusiness, water and wastewater, aggregate and cement, food and beverage, pharmaceutical and pulp and paper industries. One HP electric motors are able to reach all of these markets through the strength of their low-voltage capabilities.

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