Motion Control Resources
Groschopp Tech Tips: Duty Cycle
Groschopp Inc. Posted 09/30/2015
Groschopp's Tech Tips are a series of educational videos to help answer fractional horsepower motor questions. “Duty Cycle” offers a quick guide to the importance of duty cycle for the optimal operation of fractional horsepower motors and gearmotors. Understanding a motor’s duty cycle is important because motors running at intermittent duty have a higher maximum temperature than the same motor running continuously.