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
$41.97
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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. 248-3637
Mfr. Part No.AC1004
$38.80
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24 W - - Shaded Pole 230 V ac 1 2000 rpm @ 240 V 2 - 6mm - 73mm - 50mm
RS Stock No. 441-0423
Mfr. Part No.9904 111 31813
$166.70
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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. 248-7128
Mfr. Part No.AC1003
$35.69
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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. 455-2527
Mfr. Part No.53465
$63.94
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0.5 W - - Synchronous 230 V ac 1 500 rpm 12 Clip - - - - -
RS Stock No. 424-207
Mfr. Part No.M91X40G4GGA
BrandPanasonic
$312.03
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40 W - - Induction 230 V ac 1 1275 rpm @ 230 V 4 - - - 105mm 90mm 90mm
RS Stock No. 409-5484
Mfr. Part No.82340195
BrandCrouzet
$110.10
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0.16 W - - Synchronous 230 V ac 1 600 rpm @ 240 V 10 - 1.96mm 6.6mm 16.9mm - -
RS Stock No. 409-5478
Mfr. Part No.82340194
BrandCrouzet
$43.46
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0.16 W - - Synchronous 230 V ac 1 600 rpm @ 240 V 10 - 1.96mm 6.6mm 16.9mm - -
RS Stock No. 733-2067
Mfr. Part No.3GAA071 311-ASE
BrandABB
$282.13
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0.37 kW IE2 - Induction 415 V ac 3 2800 rpm @ 380 V 2 Foot - - 240mm - 180mm
RS Stock No. 424-150
Mfr. Part No.M91X40GK4GGA
BrandPanasonic
$325.40
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40 W - - Induction 230 V ac 1 1275 rpm @ 230 V 4 - - - 105mm 90mm 90mm
RS Stock No. 424-156
Mfr. Part No.M91Z60GK4GGA
BrandPanasonic
$238.62
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60 W - - Induction 230 V ac 1 1300 rpm @ 230 V 4 - - - 120mm 90mm 90mm
RS Stock No. 877-6244
Mfr. Part No.AC1115
$38.89
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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. 423-973
Mfr. Part No.M8MX25G4YGA
BrandPanasonic
$269.96
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25 W - - Induction 230 V ac 3 1320 rpm @ 230 V 4 - - - 96.3mm 80mm 80mm
RS Stock No. 332-802
Mfr. Part No.9904 111 32311
BrandPhilips
$136.70
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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. 424-162
Mfr. Part No.M91Z60G4GGA
BrandPanasonic
$474.81
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60 W - - Induction 230 V ac 1 1300 rpm @ 230 V 4 - - - 120mm 90mm 90mm
RS Stock No. 424-166
Mfr. Part No.M91Z90G4GGA
BrandPanasonic
$408.89
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90 W - - Induction 230 V ac 1 1250 rpm @ 230 V 4 - - - 135mm 90mm 90mm
RS Stock No. 103-4031
Mfr. Part No.6IDGE-6G
BrandDKM
$83.11
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6 W - 50Hz Induction 220 V, 240 V 1 1200 rpm 4 - 8mm 29mm 61mm 61mm 76.5mm
RS Stock No. 440-391
Mfr. Part No.82520001
BrandCrouzet
$70.50
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0.98 W - - Synchronous 230 → 240 V ac 2 250 rpm @ 240 V 24 - 2mm 7.4mm 25.6mm - -
RS Stock No. 877-6247
Mfr. Part No.AC1116
$57.56
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40 W - 50Hz Shaded Pole 230 V - 2850 rpm - Surface Mount 6mm 24.75mm 61.2mm 127.5mm 87.5mm
RS Stock No. 768-9552
Mfr. Part No.3GBP 131324-ADB
BrandABB
$1,974.16
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7.5 kW IE2 - Induction 400 V 3 2890 rpm 2 Foot 38mm 80mm 588mm 262mm 300mm
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