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LEESON Electric Announces Higher Horsepower SST Motors

New all-stainless steel sanitary motor models available now

GRAFTON, WISCONSIN, January 31, 2017— LEESON Electric, a business unit of Regal Beloit America, Inc., announced higher horsepower (HHP) Stainless Steel (SST) Motors with 300 Series SST exterior components are available now in 180T-210T frames and will be available spring 2017 in 250T-280T frames. The HHP SST motors expand LEESON Electric’s premium SST line of sanitary motors ranging from 3 to 10 horsepower. Attendees at the IPPE show in Atlanta can preview this premium efficiency all stainless-steel motors by visiting booth B5544.

“The addition of the higher horsepower all stainless-steel motors provide customers in the food and beverage, car wash, and mixer industries with greater options in moisture-resistant, high-temperature production,” said Steve Bernhardt, LEESON Electric lead application engineer. “LEESON’s broad range of stainless motors offers reliable solutions for any demanding washdown application.”

LEESON Electric’s SST motors, including the new HHP 180T-210T and 250T-280T frames, are manufactured with 300 Series Stainless Steel exterior components in the base, endshields, shaft extension, fan guard, and all hardware. The 180T-210T HHP SST motors are available as stock in 3 through 10 HP, include a three-year warranty, and feature repositioned drain plugs for all angle mounting configurations.

The all-stainless HHP motors deliver the following outstanding features and benefits:

  • Laser-etched, full-fact steel nameplate on the motor frame
  • Anti-corrosion coating applied to the rotor and heavy polyester varnish on the stator
  • Double-sealed bearings with moisture-resistant, high-temperature lubricant
  • Moisture-resistant sealant between the frame and endshields
  • Four condensate drains in each endshield (at three, six, nine and twelve o’clock) to purge condensation and water that may enter the motor
  • Premium efficiency in continuous use environments

LEESON Electric offers more than 200 off-the-shelf solutions for everyday washdown motor needs including washdown-rated gear reducers, and AC and DC controls. Additional applications for these motors in poultry processing facilities include de-feathering, scalding, feeding, slicing, cutting, processing, de-boning and inspection. The broad range of durable power solutions are USDA approved, FDA approved, BISSC Certified and include IP55 Ratings. LEESON engineers will design custom solutions for washdown applications with flexible manufacturing processes that enable manufacturing in small or large quantities.