Higher horsepower models added to AutomationDirect motor line
Cumming, GA --- June 15, 2004 --- AutomationDirect now offers several new additions to their Marathon motor line of products, which previously included microMAX® motors ranging from ¼ HP to 10 HP. The new models will extend the horsepower range of the Marathon line to 100 HP.
Black Max® motors are designed for inverter or vector applications where a constant torque speed range of up to a 1000:1 is required. They are available from ¼ to 30 HP. They feature the Class F MAX GUARD insulation system, constant torque operation from 0 to base speed on vector drive and constant horsepower operation to twice the base RPM. Black Max models with HS35 encoders are also available, in sizes from ¼ to 30 hp. Black Max motors are priced from $149 to $2,369.
Blue Max® 2000 vector-duty motors are available from 40 to 100 HP and are designed for inverter or vector applications. They feature the Class H MAX GUARD insulation system and offer constant horsepower operation to 1.5 times base RPM, as well as constant torque operation from 0 to base speed on vector drive, including TEFC (on V/Hz drives, TEFC motors are limited to 20:1 constant torque). Blue Max motors range in price from $2,999 to $5,069.
Blue Chip XRI® inverter-duty motors are available from 40 to 100 hp and meet NEMA premium efficiencies. They feature 10:1 variable torque and 20:1 constant torque on VFD with 1.0 service factor. Blue Chip motors offer Class F insulation and continuous duty at 40º C ambient. Blue Chip motors range in price from $1,819 to $4,059.
All Marathon motors carry a 3-year warranty and meet all UL, CSA and NEMA requirements.
AutomationDirect sells over 5,000 feature-packed products through its Online Automation Superstore and new 1,600-page catalog. The company offers its customers high-quality automation products, which are often priced at half the industry average, 24-hour order entry and overnight delivery, the best documentation in the industry, and outstanding sales and technical support. For a free catalog, access their Web site at www.automationdirect.com or call 800-633-0405.