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Washdown Motors

U.S. MOTORS® brand washdown duty motors are designed for use in food processing and other applications where motors are routinely exposed to washdown, certain chemicals, moisture, and humidity. Washdown motors provide durability and flexibility to help maximize uptime and reduce overall operating costs.

Offered in painted, paint-free, and all stainless steel, U.S. MOTORS washdown motors are certified to meet the requirements of the Baking Industry Sanitation Standards (BISSC).

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Typical Applications:

  • Food processing
  • Beverage manufacturing
  • Meat packing plants
  • Sugar refineries
  • Pharmaceutical manufacturing

Product Data Sheets

Product Update

SILVER BULLET® stainless steel Washdown available through 10 HP

  • All stainless steel external construction
  • INPRO/SEAL®† VBS bearing isolator on drive end
  • INVERTER GRADE® Insulation System (Meets NEMA MG-1 Part 31)
  • 303 stainless steel shaft
  • Laser-etched nameplate
  • BISSC certified

Painted Washdown motors available through 15 HP

  • V-ring rotating lip seal on shaft end
  • 303 stainless steel shaft
  • Moisture resistant sealer on interior components
  • Gasketed conduit box to help prevent moisture from entering motor

Related Information

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† All non-Nidec Motor Corporation marks shown within this document are properties of their respective owners.