Baldor Introduces Baldor-Dodge Vertical GearMotor

April 24, 2015
The Baldor-Dodge Vertical GearMotor offers an alternative to common low speed the vertical pump drive technologies.

Baldor Electric Company introduces the Baldor-Dodge Vertical GearMotor, an alternative to common low speed vertical pump drive technologies that utilize large, high pole count vertical motors or a combination of horizontal motors with right angle gear reducers, according to the company. The Vertical GearMotor is built on a standard low pole count induction motor platform utilizing Dodge planetary gearing, resulting in a smaller, lighter and more efficient drive package.

The Baldor-Dodge Vertical GearMotor product line is available in six sizes for vertical pump speeds from approximately 100 RPM to 500 RPM. The Vertical GearMotor has torque ratings from 550,000 in-lbs. through 7,000,000 in-lbs. and approximate power ratings from 750 HP to over 25,000 HP, depending on output RPM.