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Imperial Electric Elevator Traction Machines Brochure

Imperial Electric Elevator Motors Brochure


The Imperial AC Hoist Motor is renowned for providing enduring dependability and is configured for foot mounting with all currently popular machine designs. Additionally, NEMA C or D, Titan-style flanges, and special mounts are available. RPM range 1800 to 600 for single Speed ratios 3:1, 4:1 and 6:1 for 2-speed motors. These are high-slip NEMAD motors designed for conventional relay control.
NOTE: Consult your sales engineer for Class F and TEFC designs.


  • Cast iron construction
  • 600–1,800 rpm
  • 5 through 60 HP high slip
  • 5 through 100 HP low slip
  • Drip-proof construction standard, TENV and TEFC available
  • Dual ball bearing construction
  • Re-greasable bearings
  • Class F insulation standard (Class H available)
  • Class A temperature rise for elevator duty
  • Mounted encoder optional
  • UL/CSA CUS Certified


  • Stock availability
  • Quiet operation
  • Available through 100 HP
  • Highly reliable
  • Long service life
  • Rugged construction


  • Geared traction elevators
  • VVVF with encoders, low slip 60 minute duty cycle
  • Across the line high slip 30 minute duty cycle
  • 2-speed, 60 minute duty cycle