Universal AC Motors



We carry a large stock of Universal motors.

They are a well-established, recognised and respected brand in the UK and across Europe. Over the years Universal Motors has become synonymous with quality and reliability at a very competitive price.

Our stock profile includes 3 & single phase, brake motors, cast iron & aluminium, 2 speed & force ventilation options.

Motor Specification

  • Design: Squirrel Cage Asynchronous IE3 Induction motor (Standard AC Induction motor)
  • Power Supply: Three-phase, 50/60Hz,
  • Output:4kW up to 315 kW (for smaller output sizes see IE2)
  • Voltage range: 50Hz : 220-240/380-415v (up to 3kW) / 380-415/660-690v (4kW and above)Special voltage available on request.
  • Speeds: 2, 4 & 6 Pole (See IE1 for 8-Pole motors)
  • IEC Frame sizes: 132 – 355 (for smaller frame sizes see IE2)
  • Protection class: IP55, according to IEC 60034-5 (IP upgrades available on request)
  • Insulation class: F, according to IEC 60085
  • Temperature rise: Class B
  • Cooling: TEFC, according to IEC 60034-6 (Forced Ventilation available on request)
  • Continuous duty: S1
  • Ambient temperature range: -35°C to 40 °C, at 1000 m.a.s.l
  • Bearings: Sealed for life deep groove ball bearings upto 132 Frame. 160 Frame and above have open deep groove ball bearings suitable for re-greasing. 355Frame 4,6 & 8 pole have a roller bearing at the drive end as standard. (Additional bearing options available on request)
  • Mounting: B3, B5, B3/B5, B14 only available up to 160 frame,
  • Thermistors: PTC Thermistors fitted as standard from 160 frame and above.
  • Optional Extras – Anti-Condensation Heaters, Tropicalised Windings, IP Upgrades, Rain Canopies, Special Voltages are available on request. (Contact our Sales Team for more info).
  • Power & Dimensions according to IEC 60072
  • Performance characteristics according to IEC 60034-1
  • Noise Limits according to IEC 60034-9
  • Mechanical vibrations according to IEC 60034-14
  • Color: RAL 5009