800 HP

The Ward Leonard WL13BB080 inverter-rated AC induction motor delivers up to 33% more torque and horsepower, and can achieve up to 800 HP in a standard 600 HP frame. This “long version” motor is manufactured for high reliability and optimal use in top drives, rotary tables and drawworks applications.

Constructed with nodular cast iron, the WL13BB080 is designed to withstand high shock and vibration conditions, and provide decades of continuous service. With Certified Class H insulation and 2-cycle global VPI, our 800 HP motor is suited for any climate or hostile operating environment.

Key Performance Ratings
800 HP
600 V
Full Load Current
670 A
Rated Speed
1181 RPM
Rated Speed
2400 RPM
3556 lbf-ft (4821 N-m)
4000 lbs estimate
Key Features
  • 6-pole stator with form 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
  • Tested for 4 hours under water at 500V
  • 4340 alloy shafts
  • 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 9001:2015-certified
  • CSA and APEX Certified
  • Designed to drop into the Tesco EXI top drive
  • The current rating is low enough to be powered by the existing OEM supplied VFD


  • Anti-Condensation HeatersStator RTD’s (2/ph standard)


  • Blower
  • Pressure Switch
  • Lock-Out Switches
  • Junction Boxes