1800HP – WL29BC180

The Ward Leonard WL29BC180

horizontally mounted, inverter-rated 1800HP motor is manufactured for high reliability and optimal use in onshore and offshore pump and drawworks applications.

The durable and versatile WL29BC180 features right / left blower and junction box positions, and is designed to withstand high shock and vibration conditions. With Certified Class H insulation and a maximum temperature rise of 105ºC, our form wound AC induction motor is suited for any climate and 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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