Motors can withstand corrosive washdown solutions containing caustic lye, bleach, acids, alkalines, and surfactants. Double-sealed bearings that are prelubricated with moisture-resistant high-temperature grease are used on both ends of the motor. Other features include a new conduit box design that reduces the contact area between the motor and the box, O-rings located between the endbells and motor frame, hydrophobic breathers in the opposite shaft endbell, and conduit box to equalize pressure without allowing moisture to enter the motor, and more.
Leeson Electric: Stainless-steel motors
Leeson Electric (Grafton, WI) offers a line of premium stainless-steel motors designed to meet the sanitation requirements of the food processing industry.
Mar 31, 2003
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