Cutaway model of an electric single-phase capacitor start motor. Armature exposed.
Processed Material/Metal
Signature/Marks and Type
CVA / BRITISH MADE / INDUCTION MOTOR / IM13121 / [...] / SUSSEX Maker's Plate
40-1 Sticker
55 M F275V / AD455 / 93302/055 Embossed
Accession No
Credit Line
Electric motor, 1966.466. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).

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The capacitor is need to start the motor in the desired direction each time. The direction of rotation can be changed by changing the wiring configuration at the termial box.

- Steve Miller

Posted on 24-04-2020 00:10:36