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IronHorse Farm Duty and Open Drip-Proof Motors from AutomationDirect

December 11, 2020 – AutomationDirect has added more farm duty and open drip-proof motors to its extensive general- purpose AC induction motors lineup.

farm duty and open drip-proof motors

New IronHorse® MTF2 series farm duty motors, priced from $359.00, are totally enclosed fan cooled (TEFC) single-phase 208-230V, 1800 RPM AC motors with increased horsepower ranges from 2hp to 10hp. The NEMA T-frame motors are IP55 rated and have cast-iron end housings with rolled steel bodies. Farm Duty motors are designed for applications requiring high starting torque and moderate starting current and are used to power agitators, augers, compressors, conveyors, feeders, hay hoists, grinders, blowers and for other general-purpose heavier materials applications.

New IronHorse MTDP series open drip-proof three-phase motors (from $197.00) range in size from 1hp to 50hp at 1800 rpm and 3hp, 5hp, and 7.5hp at 3600 rpm. Frame sizes are available from 143T to 326T. All models have a rolled steel frame; frame sizes up to 256T have cast aluminum end bells, while frame sizes of 284T or larger have cast iron end bells. All frame sizes have a fixed base.

These new AutomationDirect IronHorse motors are cURus certified, CE approved and have a 2-year warranty.

About AutomationDirect:

In business since 1994, AutomationDirect is a distributor offering thousands of industrial automation products for electrical control systems, including PLCs, operator interfaces, AC drives, motors, stepper systems, sensors, motor controls, enclosures and more. Their prices are typically well below the list price of more traditional automation companies because of their business model and focus on efficiency, and the majority of their products are stocked for fast shipping. Plus, get free two-day delivery on orders over $49; some limitations apply. For more information, contact them at 800-633-0405 or visit

Editorial Contact:              Tina Gable

Phone:                                678-455-1845