WEG Electric Announces New W22 IEEE 841Severe Duty Engine

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New platform maximizes efficiency and reliability for severe duty or 24x7 applications and features 5 year warranty, minimal vibration, and noise level reduction

WEG Electric Corp. (http://www.weg.net/us), a leading global supplier of motors, drives, controls, transformers, and generators, announces that it has redesigned the frame of the IEEE 841 electric motor to its new W22 platform offering extended benefits for pulp and paper, petrochemical, steel industries, and other severe-duty applications.

“The frame of the W22 IEEE 841 electric motor has been completely redesigned to offer more features and benefits to our customers,” said Dale Basso, Motors Manager, WEG Electric Corp. “This motor will deliver outstanding reliability, optimization of energy resources, VFD operation, noise level reduction, and easier maintenance.”

The W22 IEEE 841 motor delivers reliable performance and long life through its NEMA Premium electrical design with high torques and low temperatures. The special electromechanical design of this line meets the demanding IEEE 841 Standard and comes with a five-year warranty. The WEG coatings epoxy paint system exceeds the 240 hour ASTM 117 salt fog corrosion test. Additionally, a foot flatness check is conducted on all motors to a tolerance of 0.005 or better to insure easy installation and minimal vibration. Additional features include INPRO/ Seal® on both ends, a balance of ISO standard G1.0 and an achieved 0.04 in/sec peak or better overall vibration.

For more information on the new WEG W22 IEEE 841 motor, please visit http://www.weg.net/us or call 1-800-ASK-4WEG.

About WEG Electric Corp.
Founded in 1961, WEG has grown into a global solutions provider of industrial electrical technologies. WEG is the largest industrial electric motor manufacturer in the Americas and one of the largest manufacturers of electric motors in the world producing more than 10 million units annually. Committed to growth on a global scale, WEG continually invests in state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities and processes, and the development of new and improved industrial electrical solutions. WEG offers a diverse and integrated product line that includes motors, drives, controls, transformers, and generators. WEG has committed to an R&D investment of 3% of annual global sales.

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WEG Electric Corp.
Catherine Medler: cmedler(at)weg(dot)net

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