D-Series brake motor


NEMA Low voltage AC motors

Unit handling motors

Motors designed for Unit Handling applications

Baldor’s line of Unit handling motors are designed for a wide variety of applications in baggage handling, conveyors, packaging equipment, machine tools, hoists, elevators and door openers. These motors are available from stock in ratings of 0.37 – 7.5 kW (½ – 10 HP) – (56 thru 215T frames) with or without Dodge D-Series brakes. Features include an oversized top mounted conduit box on 56 & 140T frames that provide easy access for making connections. Footed frames include slotted feet for easy mounting.

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D-Series Brake Motors are available in both single phase and three phase designs utilizing either footed or footless mounting. Available in either totally enclosed fan cooled or totally enclosed non-vent construction. These motors are available from stock in ratings of 1/2 HP thru 10 HP (56 thru 215T frames).


  • Dodge “D” Series brakes which are spring set, magnetically released power off type brakes flange mounted to the motor
  • Single phase with built-in rectifier to DC
  • Inverter ready
  • Manual release lever
  • Mount universally in any orientation with no modifications required
  • Brake leads are brought into the motor conduit box for connecting to the motor leads on (56-140 frames) and set up for connecting separately on (180-210 frames)
  • 56-140 frame motors feature low profile F3 top-mounted conduit box
  • 143-145TY and 143-145TCY frame motors have a special base which include 56, 143, and 145 mounting slots used on OEM conveyors
  • UL/CSA recognized and CE certified
  • Low profile top-mounted F3 conduit box
  • 2 year warranty

Common Applications

  • Unit and Baggage handling
  • Conveyors
  • Packaging equipment
  • Machine tools
  • Hoists
  • Elevators and door openers

Common Industries

  • Unit Handling