Woodward AC electric motors include both induction machines and hysteresis-synchronous technology. Woodward offers induction motors with copper or aluminum rotor conductors for optimal motor performance.
Standard AC motors are sized in the popular inch-series diameter codes from Size 8 to Size 23 (.8” to 2.3”) and a variety of core lengths. Woodward also offers several larger sized motors, up to 8 inches in nominal diameter.
Woodward’s motors are predominantly 400-Hertz frequency for common aircraft/military power. Other frequencies,including variable frequency, are also available.
Winding configurations include both two-phase (control motors) primarily for lower power legacy servos, as well as three-phase machines for actuation and turbomachinery up to about 20 horsepower.
Qualification & Related Experience
Woodward’s qualification testing and everyday service experience includes the full Aerospace/Military ranges for:
- Moisture, etc.
Woodward AC motors have a high-temperature construction and an insulation system rated to +220°C minimum.
Woodward’s AC motors are most often supplied completely housed in simple packaging or as aircraft line-replaceable units (LRUs) — depending on the requirements of the application. Woodward can also supply integral accessory devices including tachometers, brakes, and gearheads.
To learn more about Woodward’s standard products and custom capabilities, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org