LEESON<sup>®</sup> DC Motors Provide Power for Forklift Steering Unit
LEESON DC Motor Solution
The customer used a LEESON DC motor because it offered the consistent speed and torque response over the motor’s operating range that is needed to power the hydraulic pump for their fork lift power steering unit. The LEESON DC motor has better thermal characteristics and is compact and efficient compared to other brands of motors. Driving the power steering unit pump required a reliable motor and LEESON DC motors have a long history of quality and reliability U.S. built performance.
LEESON DC motors provide necessary power for fork lift power steering unit.
Description of Problem
The customer needed an electric motor that offered enough capability to power the hydraulic pump for their fork lift power steering unit. In order to utilize the power from the fork lift batteries, the motor needed to be rated for 24V.
LEESON DC Motor.
Key Customer Needs and Benefits
The customer needed a reliable quality motor that would stand-up to the power demand of the fork lift power steering unit. The need for variable speed controllability, especially at low speeds, a simple control system and high starting torque, made the LEESON DC motor the obvious choice for the application. The ability to use the LEESON DC motor with the fork lift battery was a must have for the application.
LEESON® DC MOTORS FEATURES & BENEFITS:
- Wide speed range
- Simplifi ed speed control
- Made in the U.S.A.
- Offers consistent speed-torque profi le required in fork lift applications
- Instant starting torque
- Cost-competitive offering for adjustable speed applications
- Strong performance in a compact size
- Can be used with battery power supplies for increased portability