WEG Electric Corp. will introduce its upgraded line of rolled steel motors in booth #2241 at the 2014 AHR EXPO. The newly designed motors are rated from .25 to 25 HP in both high efficiency (EPAct) and NEMA PremiumÂŽ models and available in frame sizes NEMA 56 to 254/6T. All motors in this new line can be specified as foot mount, C-face or footless configuration with TEFC and ODP enclosure as standard and TEAO and TENV as options.

The new rolled steel motor line has a completely new ventilation system for improved thermal performance and longer service life. New robust features include, a new foot design as well as new and more robust frame eyebolts. On frames 182/4T there is a single heavy duty eyebolt and on frames 213/5T and 254/6T a second eyebolt is located on the non-drive end allowing easy vertical lifting.

New electrical benefits include compatibility for VFD operation along with an oversized diagonally split aluminum terminal box which exceeds IP55 requirements. The terminal box also rotates, in 90 degree increments, for more flexibility during installation. Additional features include, color coded leads for faster wiring and an option for internal AEGISÂŽ SGR.

The new WEG rolled steel motor can perform well in severe environments since the entire line was designed with IP55 protection, 500 hour salt spray resistant paint and bearing caps on flanged models.

Optional features available include IP56 ingress protection, F-2 and F-3 mounts, double sealed ball bearings and re-greasable bearings on frame sizes 182/4T and 213/5T. For added thermal protection, thermostats and thermistors are also available.

Visit booth #2241 at the 2014 AHR EXPO to see the entire new line or go to www.weg.net for more information

About WEG Electric Corp.

Founded in 1961, WEG has grown into a global solutions provider of electric-electronic technologies and equipment. WEG is the largest industrial electric motor manufacturer in the Americas and one of the largest manufacturers of electric motors in the world having five main lines: motors, power transmission and distribution, automation, energy and coatings. With over 28 thousand employees it is committed to growth and continued research and development on a global scale.