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Full-Load Currents

Author: E.E. Kimberly

See the Appendix for full-load currents of direct-current motors.

The continuous rating of a totally enclosed motor is about 60 per cent of its rating when open. If an open type motor be semi-enclosed, its rating-will be reduced somewhat, the amount depending on the degree of enclosure.

Last Update: 2010-10-05