AutomationDirect adds IronHorse MTR2 series general purpose, rolled-steel AC motors

AutomationDirect adds IronHorse MTR2 series general purpose, rolled-steel  AC motors

Cumming, GA --- January 31, 2018 ... New MTR2 series IronHorse® general purpose, rolled-steel motors from AutomationDirect are available in 1-phase and 3-phase versions and offer better performance specifications, improved cosmetic appearance and quieter operation.

New single-phase MTR2 rolled-steel motors are available in 1800 RPM, 115/230 VAC models. The motors are 56C frame, TEFC, and provide rigid base or C-face mounting. Nameplates include 60 & 50Hz specifications and reverse wiring instructions.

The 3-phase 208-230/460 VAC rolled steel MTR2 motors are available in 1800 and 3600 RPM models with TEFC (Totally Enclosed Fan Cooled) frames, cast aluminum end bells and removable mounting bases. Nameplates include 60 & 50Hz specifications.

MTR2-series motors start at $83.00, have a two-year warranty, meet RoHS and Low Voltage Directives, and are CSA and CE approved. Available accessories include replacement/spare bases, junction boxes, fans, fan shrouds and also Run / Start capacitors for 1-phase motors.

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About AutomationDirect:
In business since 1994, AutomationDirect is a distributor offering thousands of industrial automation products for electrical control systems, including PLCs, operator interfaces, AC drives, motors, stepper systems, sensors, motor controls, enclosures and more. Their prices are typically well below the list price of more traditional automation companies because of their business model and focus on efficiency and the majority of their products are stocked for same-day shipping. Plus, get free two-day delivery on orders over $49; some limitations apply. For more information, contact them at 800-633-0405 or visit


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Tina Gable
Phone: 678-455-1845

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