Engineering Notes by Oriental Motor

Welcome to Oriental Motor's "Engineering Notes" Blog:

Products and technology are only valuable when coupled with skilled people and services to support them. Since 1978, ORIENTAL MOTOR U.S.A. CORP. has been building a service and support system to better serve customers. It is our goal to provide the best product and service from the design phase, through the sale and beyond.

Our blog will feature:

  • Introduction to new products and technologies
  • Motion control basics and application examples
  • Tips for motor selection, programming, and troubleshooting


What Does Ingress Protection Really Mean for Electric Motors?

Posted by Johann Tang on Apr 30, 2024 9:00:00 PM

What Does Ingress Protection Really Mean for Electric Motors?

Electric motors drive our world, but they can be susceptible to environmental hazards like dust or water. This article dives deep into ingress protection (IP) ratings and codes, explaining what they are, how they're tested, and why they're critical for motor durability and reliable performance.


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Topics: Conveyor, AC Motors, Speed Control, VIDEOS, BLDC Motors, Washdown, Application Examples, Motion Control 101, Motion Control Basics