1500 HP

The Ward Leonard WL29BC150 horizontally mounted inverter-rated AC induction 1500 HP form wound motor is manufactured for high reliability and performance, and optimal use in onshore and offshore pump and drawworks applications.

The durable and versatile WL29BC150 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 105°C, it is suited for any climate and hostile operating environment and decades of continuous service.

Key Performance Ratings
Full Load Current
1630 A
Rated Speed
785 RPM
Max. Mechanical Speed
3000 RPM
10,035 lbf-ft (13,605 N-m)
7500 lb (3400 kg)
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
  • Designed to be a drop-in replacement for an GE motor model GEB28 or GEB29
  • Blower
  • Hub
  • Lock Out Switch
  • Pressure Switch
  • Encoder