SIMOTICS M-1PH8 Main Motors

The new generation for main drives

1PH8 motors have been especially designed for use as main drives in production machines and machine tools.
These motors are available as asynchronous and synchronous versions.
Based on a flexible modular kit system, the suitable 1PH8 motor can be found for nearly all drive tasks.

SIMOTICS M-1PH8 Main Motors – typical applications

  • Machine tools

  • Paper and printing machines, Coiler and winder drives

  • Hoisting gear and crane systems

  • Wood, glass, ceramics processing and stone working machines

  • Test stands

  • Presses

  • Plastic machines

  • Textile machines

  • Foil machines, fleece machines, wire-drawing and wire stranding machines

  • Extruders, calenders and rubber spray systems


SIMOTICS M-1PH8 Main Motors – overview of the product portfolio

The asynchronous version comprises the shaft heights 80 to 355.

* Depending on the version and type
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Rated speed *:

400 – 12.000 rpm

Max. speed *:

up to 24.000 rpm

Rated output *:

2.8 – 1.340 kW

Rated torque *:

13 – 12.435 Nm

The synchronous version comprises the shaft heights 132 to 225.

* Depending on the version and type
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Rated speed *:

700 – 3.600 rpm

Max. speed *:

up to 4.500 rpm

Rated output *:

15.7 – 310 kW

Rated torque *:

94 – 1.650 Nm


SIMOTICS M-1PH8 Main Motors – the most dynamic motors for mechanical and plant engineering applications – are characterized by

  • Broad performance spectrum

  • Excellent performance properties

  • High compactness, superior ruggedness

  • Reduced noise emission

  • User-friendly and flexible cables and connections

1PH8 Main Motors are squirrel cage motors covering a particularly broad performance spectrum.