Baldor, a member of the ABB group, has expanded its line of DC motors. Both IEC and NEMA frame motors are available from stock from 1/50 to 500 hp, and Baldor meets specific application needs with custom-designed motors up to 3,000 hp. While other manufacturers have left the DC motor market, ABB and Baldor continue to invest in DC product development and U.S. manufacturing. A complete offering of Baldor round body DC motors has the same shaft height and mounting dimensions as competitors motors, states the company. Baldor also offers a full range of laminated frame DC motors, including explosion proof designs. ABB’s DMI DC motor is the most power dense DC motor design in the global market. The laminated frame, IEC product has ratings up to 1400 Kw, and with its smaller footprint can be used in a variety of applications where space is an issue.
Baldor Electric Co., www.baldor.com