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To "swap" a motor, you need to look at the following characteristics:
1) Voltage and phase (single or 3) - 120VAC
2) Current draw / wire size - 15A
3) Frame size / HP rating
4) Mounting locations
5) Shaft size - diameter and length to coupling, key or ??
6) Shaft coupling type and size
7) Duty cycle and Rotation direction
Post a picture like shown below of the motor ID tag and mounting for more help
Ok. That says a lot. It's an internal motor so I'll have to open it up and photo the normanclatger.
I'll post it later.
Sorry for not getting back sooner.
But I have discovered the motor I'm wanting to up grade has no nomenclature on it.
So then what ?
You will still need the information, so you can do the following:
1) Contact the manufacturer of the machine and ask for motor characteristics
2) Take the machine apart and measure the motor characteristics.
3) Post a bunch of pictures and let people guess at what you need.
If you just want half the speed, add a 2:1 pully or gear set inline to the motor you have.
Hello All !
I have a machine that currantly has a motor rated at 120 v 60Hz 15 amps at 5200 rpms.
I would like to change it to run at 2500 rpms but still have the same power.
Can anyone tell me what I need to do or know to make this switch ?
This machine is for cutting steel and I'm trying to cut harder steel so I need a slower speed but same power.
Thank you Oscar.