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If you are looking for a general-purpose motor for a reasonable cost, Open Drip Proof (ODP) motors may be a good option. Available in a wide range of horsepower configurations, these are used in ODP Motor industrial and commercial applications such as HVAC systems, pumps, appliances, blowers and more.

An ODP motor or open drip proof motor is a type of motor that usually runs cooler and does not overheat. The open chamber has vents that allow air to flow directly over the windings. An ODP motor does not need external cooling. These tend to be more efficient because the windings are cooler. 

These motors are only used for indoor applications in a clean environment. While the vents provide limited protection from moisture dripping into the motor, water, chemicals, gases, or rain can enter through the vents and ruin the motor.

Drip Proof or ODP motors are almost always the least expensive motor option.  

WorldWide Electric Open Drip Proof (ODP) Close Coupled Pump motors are designed to meet the demands of industrial and commercial pumping applications. Ideal for centrifugal pump  applications requiring JM or JP shafts, these close coupled pump motors meet or exceed EISA 2007 requirements for premium efficiency.  Worldwide Electric

Featuring a rolled steel frame with IP23 protection, WorldWide Electric ODP Close Coupled Pump motors are available with horsepower ratings from 1 to 50 HP and in 3600 or 1800 RPM.

When you are thinking of replacing your old commercial motor, consider a Worldwide Electric Motor. At IER Services, we're excited to be partnering with Worldwide, to provide our customers reliable and affordable equipment quickly. The Worldwide brand has been trusted for over 20 years.

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Topics: Worldwide Electric motors, ODP motors, Open Drip Proof motors

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