12V DC Motor

15 January 2014 User Review

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A DC motor is any motor within a class of electrical machines whereby direct current electrical power is converted into mechanical power. Most often, this type of motor relies on forces that magnetic fields produce. Regardless of the type, DC motors have some kind of internal mechanism, which is electronic or electromechanical. In both cases, the direction of current flow in part of the motor is changed periodically.

The speed of a DC motor is controlled using a variable supply voltage or by changing the strength of the current within its field windrings. While smaller DC motors are commonly used in the making of appliances, tools, toys, and automobile mechanisms, such as electric car seats, larger DC motors are used in hoists, elevators, and electric vehicles.

A 12v DC motor is small and inexpensive, yet powerful enough to be used for many applications. Because choosing the right DC motor for a specific application can be challenging, it is important to work with the right company. A prime example is METMotors, which has been creating high-quality permanent magnet DC motors for more than 45 years.


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