AC Motors

AC motors are driven by an alternating current, and are a highly efficient way of turning electrical energy into mechanical motion. AC motors differ from Direct Current Motors in that they do not include brushes, meaning less need for maintenance and a typically longer life expectancy. Unlike DC motors, the output speed for AC motors is typically controlled by a frequency drive control.

Types
The RS Range of AC motors includes the following:

  • Induction Motors: Typically used in kitchen appliances, automobiles and industrial machinery, induction motors have an output rotation speed that is proportional to its applied frequency of alternate current.
  • Synchronous Motors: So called because the speed of the rotor is proportional to the stator, synchronous AC motors are used where accuracy is an important factor, such as clocks and timers.
  • Squirrel Cage Motors: A type of induction motor that uses cage rotor instead of a wound rotors, and as such is considered to be more rugged and less maintenance heavy. Squirrel cage induction motors are often used in applications where a low starting torque is required and no speed control is needed, such as pumps and compressors.
  • Shaded Pole Motor: A single phase squirrel cage motor that uses an auxiliary winding composed of either a copper ring or bar, called a shading coil. Unlike standard squirrel cage motors they are suited for multiple speeds, and are often used in fans.

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Description Price Power Rating Efficiency Class Frequency Rating AC Motor Type Supply Voltage Phase Output Speed Number of Poles Mounting Type Shaft Diameter Shaft Length Length Width Depth
RS Stock No. 248-7112
Mfr. Part No.AC1002
$38.16
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19 W - - Shaded Pole 220 → 260 V ac 1 2000 rpm @ 240 V 2 - 6mm - 73.25mm - 46.53mm
RS Stock No. 441-0423
Mfr. Part No.9904 111 31813
$151.54
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1.8 W - - Synchronous 110 V ac 1 250 rpm @ 230 V 24 Flange Mount 3mm 12.7mm 23.9mm - -
RS Stock No. 455-2527
Mfr. Part No.53465
$58.13
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0.5 W - - Synchronous 230 V ac 1 500 rpm 12 Clip - - - - -
RS Stock No. 733-2102
Mfr. Part No.3GAA072 312-ASE
BrandABB
$352.08
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0.37 kW IE2 - Induction 415 V ac 3 1355 rpm @ 380 V 4 Foot - - 240mm - 180mm
RS Stock No. 100-7554
BrandParvalux
$428.06
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100 W - 50Hz Induction 220 V 1 1400 rpm 4 Flange Mount 12mm 50.8mm - 120 (Dia.)mm 152mm
RS Stock No. 332-802
Mfr. Part No.9904 111 32311
BrandPhilips
$124.28
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1.7 W - - Synchronous 110 → 240 V ac 2 300 rpm @ 110 V 24 - 2mm 7.8mm 21mm - -
RS Stock No. 877-6244
Mfr. Part No.AC1115
$35.36
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26 W - 50Hz Shaded Pole 230 V - 2850 rpm - Surface Mount 6mm 24.75mm 61.2mm 114.5mm 87.5mm
RS Stock No. 248-7128
Mfr. Part No.AC1003
$32.45
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19 W - - Shaded Pole 220 → 260 V ac 1 2000 rpm @ 240 V 2 - 6mm - 73.25mm - 46.53mm
RS Stock No. 440-385
Mfr. Part No.82510001
BrandCrouzet
$67.02
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2.7 W - - Synchronous 230 → 240 V ac 2 250 rpm @ 240 V 24 - 2mm 7.8mm 21.7mm - -
RS Stock No. 733-2067
Mfr. Part No.3GAA071 311-ASE
BrandABB
$256.48
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0.37 kW IE2 - Induction 415 V ac 3 2800 rpm @ 380 V 2 Foot - - 240mm - 180mm
RS Stock No. 424-083
Mfr. Part No.M9MZ90GK4YGA
BrandPanasonic
$398.45
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90 W - - Induction 230 V ac 3 1320 rpm @ 230 V 4 - - - 155.5mm 90mm 90mm
RS Stock No. 248-3637
Mfr. Part No.AC1004
$35.27
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24 W - - Shaded Pole 230 V ac 1 2000 rpm @ 240 V 2 - 6mm - 73mm - 50mm
RS Stock No. 424-015
Mfr. Part No.M9MZ60GK4YGA
BrandPanasonic
$512.84
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60 W - - Induction 230 V ac 3 1320 rpm @ 230 V 4 - - - 140.5mm 90mm 90mm
RS Stock No. 123-4213
Mfr. Part No.ALDA-0160L0-10004-IO
$1,315.81
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15 kW IE3 50Hz Induction 400 V, 690 V 3 1465 rpm 4 Foot Mount - - - - -
RS Stock No. 733-2058
Mfr. Part No.3GAA061 312-ASC
BrandABB
$245.50
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0.25 kW IE2 - Induction 415 V ac 3 2810 rpm @ 380 V 2 Foot - - 214mm - 151mm
RS Stock No. 440-414
Mfr. Part No.82540001
BrandCrouzet
$142.87
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2.65 W - - Synchronous 230 → 240 V ac 2 250 rpm @ 240 V 24 - 6mm 13mm 43mm - -
RS Stock No. 123-4210
Mfr. Part No.ALDA-0090S0-10004-IO
$253.03
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1.1 kW IE3 50Hz Induction 230 V, 400 V 3 1435 rpm 4 Foot Mount - - - - -
RS Stock No. 768-9552
Mfr. Part No.3GBP 131324-ADB
BrandABB
$1,794.69
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7.5 kW IE2 - Induction 400 V 3 2890 rpm 2 Foot 38mm 80mm 588mm 262mm 300mm
RS Stock No. 424-140
Mfr. Part No.M81X25G4GGA
BrandPanasonic
$193.77
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25 W - - Induction 230 V ac 1 1150 rpm @ 230 V 4 - - - 85mm 80mm 80mm
RS Stock No. 424-207
Mfr. Part No.M91X40G4GGA
BrandPanasonic
$283.66
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40 W - - Induction 230 V ac 1 1275 rpm @ 230 V 4 - - - 105mm 90mm 90mm
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