+86 13223710057

Zhengzhou, Henan Province, China

How do you read motor details?

Home > How do you read motor details?

How do you read motor details?

2023-11-10 17:25:17

Detailed information about the motor helps us understand the performance parameters and specific uses of the motor in more detail. In addition to this, if the motor has a problem and needs to be replaced or repaired, detailed information about the motor can help you quickly select the right one. This often requires an in-depth understanding of how to accurately read and analyze key motor specifications and understand the various parameters of the motor.

Interpreting nameplates

A motor's nameplate usually includes a lot of detailed information, such as the motor's frame size, horsepower, power, voltage, number of phases, speed, frequency, operating temperature, duty cycle rating, service factor, and other information. This information can help you quickly understand the motor's performance characteristics, which in turn can help you determine the motor's application. However, due to space constraints, most of the information is preceded by a letter that represents the meaning of that information, which can be difficult to read if you lack specialized knowledge. But you don't have to worry. If you have a problem with your motor and it is difficult for you to understand the information on the motor nameplate, you can contact Lunyee, and we will provide professional technical support to help you solve the problem.

Analyzing power and torque curves


he output power and torque curves illustrate how much useful work the motor can produce over the entire speed range. Power output peaks at a specific speed where torque and speed are optimized. Torque is highest at zero speed and decreases as speed increases. If you need more detailed information, you can study these graphs to ensure that the motor is running near peak power at the desired application speed for maximum efficiency.

Temperature rise test

If your motor is unfortunately missing nameplate information, there are other ways to find out information about your motor's performance. For example, a temperature rise test measures the maximum amount of heat that the motor windings and body can withstand when operating at full rated load. This ensures that the motor will not overheat beyond safe insulation limits during continuous operation.


Knowing the details of your motor will help you to properly understand the performance and application of your motor, so that if you have any problems with your motor, this information can help you to quickly repair or replace it with the right motor and avoid a lot of problems.

Call Us or Fill the Form

Don’t hesitate to contact us
Don’t hesitate to contact us
Henan Provice China