1800 HP

The Ward Leonard WL29BC180 horizontally mounted, inverter-rated 1800 HP 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 Performance Ratings
1800HP (1340 kW)
Full Load Current
1610 A
Rated Speed
986 RPM
Max. Mechanical Speed
3000 RPM
9590 lbf-ft (13,000 N-m)
7500 lb (3400 kg)
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
  • Designed to be a drop-in replacement for an GE motor model GEB28 or GEB29
  • Blower
  • Hub
  • Lock Out Switch
  • Pressure Switch
  • Encoder