1600HP – WL29BC160

The Ward Leonard WL29BC160

is a horizontally mounted inverter-rated AC induction 1600HP form wound motor manufactured for high reliability and optimal use in onshore / offshore pump and drawworks applications.

The durable and versatile WL29BC160 features right / left blower and junction box positions, and is designed to withstand high shock or vibration conditions. With Certified Class H insulation and a maximum temperature rise of 105°C, our 1600HP motor is suited for any climate or hostile operating environment — and decades of continuous service.

Key Features

  • 6-pole stator with random wound windings
  • Certified Class H insulation
  • Extra tough pitch copper rotor bars
  • 2-cycle global VPI
  • Double shaft extension (tapered, splined or keyed)
  • Designed for Variable Frequency Drive (VFD) operation
  • Right or left blower & junction box positions
  • 4340 alloy shafts available
  • IP 44 motor enclosure
  • Shaft seals & oil slingers on the drive & non-drive sides
  • Six (6) 100Ω platinum RTDs; 2/phase embedded in stator
  • ISO 9001:2008-certified

Technical Data

Motor Diagram

Motor Diagram

Speed Torque Curves

Speed Torque Curves

Custom Engineering

Need to optimize this motor to fit specific application requirements? No problem. Our only goal is to deliver a motor that will be the most efficient and effective solution for your needs. Just Contact Us today to speak with an engineer about your specs… or your “wish list.”

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