Important battery specifications in 12 volt motor applications

Many motor applications utilize a 12 or 24 volt power source. It is important for the application’s long term success that the battery and motor are sized correctly. Lead-acid batteries are popular for many of these applications, since they are usually the lowest-cost option and are widely available. The energy stored in a battery, called [...]

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Why use DC motors instead of AC motors?

There are no easy, concise, answers and one technology is not necessarily better than the other. Once you have completed your homework, the decision for an AC or DC motor system is dependent on application and cost. In the end, markets exist for both AC and DC, and there are clearly advantages and disadvantages to [...]

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Variable Speed Electric Motor

Minnesota Electric Technology, Inc., also called MET Motors, is a leading manufacturer of 3.2-, 3.6-, and 6-inch diameter permanent magnet variable speed electric motors for OEM customers throughout the world. The company offers more than 45 years of experience in the business of designing and building superior motors for multiple applications. Motor Overview The technology [...]

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Permanent Magnet DC Motor Design

If you are interested in purchasing American Made Permanent Magnet DC Motors, it is imperative that you buy from the best. MET Motors is currently ranked as one of the industry leaders with more than 45 years of solid experience. Top-notch sales engineers work with customers to better understand their specifications and applications, allowing for [...]

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Motor Quality Directly Impacts Final Product Quality

Many industries depend on DC Motors. In the decades before the DC Motor was refined, their use was limited. Today many different applications are heavily dependent on these motors within a multitude of industries. Because the quality of a motor has a direct impact on the end product, it is essential to work with a [...]

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The Importance of “Made in the USA”

Successful Re-shoring How does a US manufacturer compete with off-shore sources of cheap motors? The answer is to deliver what they cannot; responsiveness, delivery and stocking flexibility, accelerated prototype builds, proprietary products, focused customer service, reliable and robust designs and the confidence of products built in America! Their Concerns Are Not Our Concerns While off-shoring [...]

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A 12v DC Motor versus 24v Motor

Although there are similarities between a 12v DC motor and a 24 Volt Motor, there are also distinct differences. Overall, both of these motors are designed to perform almost identically with the exception that a 12-volt motor draws twice the current from its 12-volt supply than what a 24-volt motor draws. For a given mechanical load, [...]

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Common Specifications for DC Electric Motors

For DC electric motors, our company stands out as being among the best. Founded in 1969, Minnesota Electric Technology, Inc., otherwise referred to as MET Motors, offers high-performance, custom-designed, permanent magnet DC motors for OEMs throughout the world. With this company, you will benefit from superior service and products. When you have MET Motors build [...]

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Applications for a 24-Volt DC Motor

If you are in the market for a high-quality 24-volt DC motor, MET Motors is a trusted source. This company ranks among the best manufacturers of DC motors in the country. In addition to standard voltages, custom motors can be designed according to your specific application. For your company to succeed, you have to provide [...]

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Introduction to DC Motors

For operating machinery and equipment in a wide variety of industries and applications, DC motors are commonly used. When it comes to energy converters, these motors were among the first types. Initially, the majority of motors in service used DC voltage. This caused a problem since DC voltage cannot be generated and distributed over a [...]

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