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Old Apr 04, 2007, 01:09 PM
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Definition of terms

Stator - The metal thing that holds the wire.
Rotor - The rotatin part of the motor. This is the can on an outrunner.
Armatuer - houses one winding. Each motor has a number of armatuers divisible by 3. 9 and 12 are common.
Turns - The number of tims a wire is wound around each armatuer
Delta - Most common commercial termination. has three leads and no neutral piont. Spins 1.7 times faster than a WYE termination.
WYE - Less common in commercial motors. More efficient in some cases. Has 1.7 times more torque than Delta
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