Frequency and Speed of Electrical Motors

The velocity of 2, 4, 6 and 8 poles electrical motors at 50 Hz and 60 Hz

The velocity at which an electric induction motor operates depends on input power frequency and the number of electrical magnetic poles.

Speed (rpm)
PolesFrequency (50 Hz)Frequency (60 Hz)
SynchronousFull LoadSynchronousFull Load
2 3000 2850 3600 3450
4 1500 1425 1800 1725
6 1000 950 1200 1150
8 750 700 900 850
  • Slip - in synchronous electrical induction motors

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