Nidec Launches New Line of TEFC Horizontal Motors

ST. LOUIS –  January 19, 2018 –  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.

World Motor feature cast iron durability and IP55 protection to withstand severe duty agriculture production and processing applications such as ventilation, grain handling, food processing machines, conveyors, and packaging applications. World Motor can easily be matched with Nidec drives and gearing for a complete solution.

These motors offer global functionality that meet or exceed either National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) or International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) standards.

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 at

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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