Nidec Introduces World Motor Line of Cast Iron Horizontal Motors

ST. LOUIS –  June 26, 2017 –  Nidec Motor Corporation has launched the World Motor® line of cast iron horizontal, totally enclosed fan cooled (TEFC) motors, a robust family of U.S. MOTORS® brand products that feature world-class design and exceptional quality.

These motors offer global functionality that meet or exceed either National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) or International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) standards. With IEC machinery replacement driving growth in the global motors and drives industry, Nidec expects the products to be in great demand.

Comprised of the HOSTILE DUTY™, CORRO-DUTY®, and 841 PLUS® product lines. World Motor cast iron products are built to withstand a variety of severe duty applications in oil and gas, pulp and paper, mining, saw mills, foundries, chemical plants and waste management and other process-related industries.

Stock motors come in 1-350 HP, with 2, 4, 6 pole designs, 200, 230/460, 460 and 575 voltage, NEMA 140 to 449 frames and IEC 90 to 280 frames. Custom motors come in 1 – 350 HP, 2, 4, 6, 8 pole designs, special voltage, NEMA and IEC frame motors, with F1, F2, or F3/0 mounting capabilities.

Stock motors are rated Class B rise at 1.0 service factor and Class F rise at 1.15 service factor with full Class F or better insulating materials. More information about World Motor offerings can be found here.

About Nidec Motor Corporation
NMC is a leading manufacturer of commercial, industrial, and appliance motors and controls. The NMC product line features a full line of high efficiency motors, large and small, which serve industrial, residential, and commercial markets in applications ranging from agriculture, water treatment, mining, oil and gas, and power generation to pool and spa motors, air conditioning condensers, rooftop cooling towers, and commercial refrigeration. It also makes motors, controls, and switches for automotive and commercial markets. For more information, visit

Nidec is a global corporation comprised of over 300 group companies with highly reputed engineering capabilities in motor-related fields. Nidec Group specializes and handles motor application products based on “everything that spins and moves,” from small precision to supersized motors and drives.

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