Automotive approved motors

NEMA Low voltage AC motors


Definite purpose motors

Definite purpose motors for a host of applications
The Definite Purpose family of motors captures a host of variety demanded by the marketplace. These motors include TEFC and ODP Two-speed motors, as well as single phase Pressure Washer motors. This group of specialty motors includes Arbor Saw to Woodworking, Pre-1952 NEMA motors to SAE Hydraulic Pump motors. An extensive line of TEFC and ODP F-2 motors are available as well in 0.75 through 45 kW (1 Hp through 60 Hp). The Automotive Approved motors, approved by major US automobile manufacturers, are available in cast iron designs and meet all requirements for sound power levels. A broad line of Design D Oil Field Pump motors, requiring high torque and high slip, are available in 2.24 – 112 kw (3 Hp through 150 Hp).
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Automotive approved motors

Designed for the automotive industry. Approved by major US automobile manufacturers. Meets efficiency times power factor requirements per GM7EQ.


  • Heavy duty cast iron frames
  • Regreasable double shield ball bearings
  • Shaft slinger on both ends of motor
  • Stainless steel nameplate
  • Epoxy paint
  • Meets automotive requirements for sound power levels
  • Class F insulation, 1.00sf
  • Three phase
  • 65°C, 1.0sf
  • 40°C, 1.15sf
  • TEFC

Common Applications

  • Pumps
  • Compressors
  • Fans
  • Conveyors
  • Machine tool

Common Industries

  • Automotive