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Nord Drivesystems has introduced its new Universal Motor, with 20 models in the range, with power extending from 0.12kW to 45kW, depending on the model.

The Nord Universal Motor is certified to CE, UL CSA, CCC, ISI, and EAC, and meets appropriate minimum efficiency levels to ensure stability for markets, including Europe, the US, Canada, Russia, China, India, and others, according to the company.

The three-phase Nord Universal motor can be used with four standard voltage supplies, which are noted on the motor nameplate: 380V 50Hz, 415V 50Hz, and 460V 60Hz. It can also be used at 440V 60 Hz, and 480V 60Hz.

The motors are available in 4-pole configurations and the motors suit IEC frame sizes from 63 to 225. They are available in B3 foot, B5 flange, or B14 face mounting. Also, it can be supplied as NEMA C-face and NEMA foot mount. The motor can also be mounted directly to Nord gearboxes for a compact and efficient drive solution.

As standard, the motor is protected to IP55, is totally enclosed fan-cooled TEFC, and has class F insulation.

Other options available for the motor include quick connectors, single or double protection canopies, space heater, spring-applied brake, and forced ventilation. If required, the motor enclosures can also be provided in IP66 rating, which means they are dust-tight and protected against heavy seas or powerful jets of water.

Nord is a member of the Australian Packaging & Processing Machinery Association (APPMA).

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