Long Term Relations

What do Sesame Street, the Woodstock festival, and the Apollo 11 moon landing all have in common with MET Motors? We are all celebrating our 50th anniversary this year. How time flies! MET Motors started out with just two customers, one in floor cleaning equipment and the other in outdoor activities. They are both still [...]

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The Importance of Made in USA

Products made in the USA can compete with cheap products made in Asia and imported here. The way to do this is to provide services that the overseas manufacturers cannot provide. We can provide quick responses to increased needs or design changes. We are flexible in stocking motors and delivering with short lead-times. Small quantity [...]

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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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