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How to select the right motor for your application | high torque | Eaton

Start with speed and torque requirements

Eaton has a long history of bringing innovative motor solutions and proven technology to the market. Ever since Eaton invented the orbit principle for low-speed, high-torque motors, the company has been the industry leader in motor technology.

There are many factors to consider when choosing the right motor for the job. But, where’s the best place to get started? 

By considering both torque and speed. Torque is the “turning power” of the motor.

Eaton’s motor solutions are divided into several divisions based on the type of motor and other technical details like speed and torque. By determining speed and torque requirements first, you can use the chart below to determine which Eaton motor category works best for your application.