1PL6 Main Motors

Compact motors for high powers with open-circuit cooling

Active marketing of the Main Motors SIMOTICS M-1PL6 has been stopped.
SIMOTICS M-1PH8 is now available to you in its place


The 1PL6 motors are compact induction motors that have a broad power, speed and option range. They also satisfy high demands on radial eccentricity, resistance to transverse forces and speed setting range. The 1PL6 motors are optimized for operation on production machines.

1PL6 induction motors - the powerful motors for machines with very high power density

  • Require very little space

  • Low maintenance costs

  • High resistance to transverse forces


1PL6 induction motors - overview of the product range

* Depending on the version and type
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Rated speed*:

400 - 2,900 rpm

Rated power*:

20.5 - 630 kW

Rated torque*:

370 - 3.600 Nm


1PL6 induction motors - typical areas of application

  • Production machines (e.g. hoist drives, high bay racking systems, extruders, winding applications, etc.)

  • Ideal replacement for DC machines during a retrofit