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Since 1913, Marathon Electric has been dedicated to providing customers with quality products for targeted applications. Marathon Electric Motors delivers efficient mechanical power solutions using AC electric motors up to 1250 HP.

ESR keeps a variety of Marathon motors in stock and since we are located less than 30 minutes from their North Carolina warehouse, we have quick access to many more Marathon motors.

General Purpose Motors

Series: XRI, Globetrotter

Description:

Marathon Totally Enclosed Fan Cooled and Open Drip Proof General Purpose Motors are available in the well known XRI series as well as the new cost-conscious GlobeTrotter series.

HP: 1/4 to 400

Voltage(s): 200, 208-230/460, 230/460, 460, 575

Enclosure(s): TEFC, ODP

Construction: Rolled Steel, Aluminum, Cast Iron

Standard Features:

  • NEMA Premium efficient
  • Inverter Duty (10:1 VT, 2:1 CT)
  • UL Recognized, CSA Certified, CE Mark
  • 182T-215T models steel frame, 254T-449T models cast iron frame
  • Standard assembly F1, reversible to F2 assembly
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Warranty: 2 Years (Globetrotter), 3 Years (XRI)

Applications: Pumps, fans, compressors, conveyors, material handling, general applications

Brochures: SB527AC-DCHighQualityBrochure11-08.pdf AC/DC Motors Brochure

Severe Duty Motors

Series: Blue Chip XRI

Description:

Marathon offers Totally Enclosed Fan Cooled Premium Efficient Severe Duty Motors. They are ideal for severe duty environments where long life and ultra-high efficiency are desired.

HP: 3/4 to 600

Voltage(s): 230/460, 460, 575

Enclosure(s): TEFC, TENV

Construction: Cast Iron

Standard Features:

  • NEMA Premium efficient
  • 100% cast iron construction for rigidity and reduced vibration
  • Provisions to add stub shaft for an encoder (182T-449T)
  • Bearing caps (254T and larger)
  • Precision balanced to .08"/sec
  • Extended grease tubes, regreasable in service
  • Brass drain and breather
  • Hazardous Duty Division 2 CSA certification nameplate
  • Division 2/Zone 2 Class I (gases), Groups A, B, C, D
  • Meets temp code T2B
  • UL Recognized (through 449T) and CSA Certified and CE Marked
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Warranty: 3 Years

Applications: Pumps, fans, compressors, conveyors, mixers, material handling in tough environments

Brochures: SB523 (Process Duty).pdf Process Duty Brochure

IEEE-841 Motors

Series: Blue Chip XRI

Description:

Marathon's Totally Enclosed Fan Cooled Premium Efficient IEEE-841 Motors meet the IEEE-841 standard for severe duty applications. They are ideal for extreme environments where long life and ultra-high efficiency are desired.

HP: 1 to 350

Voltage(s): 460, 575

Enclosure(s): TEFC, TENV

Construction: Cast Iron

Standard Features:

  • NEMA Premium efficient
  • 100% cast iron construction for rigidity and reduced vibration
  • Inpro/Seal VBX bearing isolators on frive end shaft extension TENV and on both ends of TEFC
  • Provisions to add stub shaft for an encoder (182T-449T)
  • Bearing caps (254T and larger)
  • Precision balanced to .08"/sec
  • Extended grease tubes, regreasable in service
  • Brass drain and breather
  • Hazardous Duty Division 2 CSA certification nameplate
  • Meets IEEE45 USCG Marine Duty, API RPI4F for offshore platforms, IP56
  • Meets NEMA MG1 - 1.26.6 Waterproof specification
  • Division 2/Zone 2 Class I (gases), Groups A, B, C, D
  • Meets temp code T2B
  • UL Recognized (through 449T) and CSA Certified and CE Marked
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Warranty: 5 Years

Applications: Chemical processing, mining, foundry, pulp & paper, waste management, petro/chemical

Brochures: SB523 (Process Duty).pdf Process Duty Brochure, SB549 (Marine Duty).pdf Marine Duty Brochure

Explosion Proof Motors

Series: Blue Chip XRI

Description:

Marathon's Totally Enclosed Fan Cooled Premium Efficient Explosion Proof Motors are dual labeld for Class I and II, Groups C, D, F & G. They are premium efficient and Inverter Duty. Marathon also offers Vector Duty Explosion Proof Motors in a few ratings.

HP: 3/4 to 350

Voltage(s): 208-230/460, 230/460, 460, 575

Enclosure(s): TEFC

Construction: Cast Iron

Standard Features:

  • NEMA Premium efficient
  • Inverter Duty (10:1 VT)
  • 100% cast iron construction for rigidity and reduced vibration
  • Precision balanced to .08"/sec
  • Extended grease tubes
  • Normally closed thermostats (must be connected to control circuit)
  • Meets temperature code T3B
  • Shaft slinger
  • UL Listed File No. E12044
  • CSA Certified File No. LR47504
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Warranty: 3 Years

Applications: Pumps, fans compressors, conveyors and tools located in hazardous locations as defined by Class and Group

Brochures: SB536 (Hazardous Duty).pdf Hazardous Duty Brochure

Cooling Tower Motors

Series: Blue Chip XRI

Description:

Marathon offers both Single Speed and Dual Speed Cooling Tower Duty Motors. They are Totally Enclosed Fan Cooled and Premium Efficient and are designed for use on Cooling Towers, Fans, and Blowers in Severe Duty environments.

HP: 3 to 250

Voltage(s): 230/460, 460

Enclosure(s): TEFC

Construction: Cast Iron

Standard Features:

  • NEMA Premium efficient
  • IP55 Protection
  • Inverter Duty (10:1 VT)
  • 100% cast iron construction for rigidity and reduced vibration
  • Extended grease tubes, regreasable in service
  • T-drains provided for effective drainage (both endshields)
  • Shaft slinger
  • Forsheda seals on both ends
  • UL Recognized and CSA Certified
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Warranty: 2 Years

Applications: Cooling Towers, fans, blowers

Brochures:

Washdown Duty Motors

Series: PowerWash

Description:

Marathon Totally Enclosed Washdown Duty Motors are available in single phase and three phase, painted and stainless steel. Three phase motors are Inverter Duty.

HP: 1/4 to 10

Voltage(s): 115/208-230, 208-230/460

Enclosure(s): TEFC, TENV

Construction: Rolled Steel, Stainless Steel

Standard Features:

  • IP55 Protection
  • Inverter Duty (10:1 VT)
  • Double sealed ball bearings
  • 303 Stainless steel shaft with spring loaded contact seals in each endshield (Drive end only on TENV)
  • Plugged drain holes in each endshield for all angle mounting
  • Internal corrosion resistant coatings on frame, base, endshields, rotor and stator
  • UL Recognized, CSA Certified and CE Mark
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Warranty: Call for details

Applications: Food processors, canners, meat packers, bakeries, dairies, drug and cosmetic

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Inverter/Vector Motors

Series: microMAX, Black Max, Blue Max

Description:

Marathon's microMAX and Black Max Motors are good for 1000:1 Constant Torque and Marathon's Blue Max Motors are good for 2000:1 Constant Torque. They also offer Black Max and Blue Max Explosion Proof Motors and Blue Max Brake Motors.

HP: 1 to 350

Voltage(s): 230/460, 460, 575

Enclosure(s): TEFC, TENV, TEBC

Construction: Rolled Steel, Cast Iron

Standard Features:

  • Constant Torque operation up to twice base RPM (143-256 frame)
  • Constant torque operation from 0 to base speed on vector drive
  • Ball bearings (roller bearing available 360 frame & larger
  • Continuous duty at 40 deg C ambient
  • UL Recognized, CSA Certified, and CE Mark
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Warranty: 3 Years

Applications: Material handling, machine tools, conveyors, crane and hoist, metal processing, test stands, pumps, compressors, textile processing

Brochures: SB371 (Variable Speed Motor Catalog).pdf Variable Speed Motors, SB548 (MicroMAX).pdf microMAX Brochure

Brake Motors

Series: Brake, Blue Max

Description:

Marathon's offers both Single and Three Phase Brake Motors. Three Phase Motors are Inverter Duty. Vector Duty Blue Max Brake Motors are also available.

HP: 1 to 350

Voltage(s): 115/208-230, 208-230/460, 230/460

Enclosure(s): TEFC, TENV

Construction: Rolled Steel

Standard Features:

  • Fail-safe spring set Stearns brake for holding or stopping
  • Brake has manual wear adjustment for longer pad life
  • Manual release lever on rear of brake housing
  • Brake leads are terminated at brake
  • Vertical or horizontal mounting
  • Brake coil voltage matches motor voltages
  • Ball bearings, mechanically locked on shaft end
  • UL Recognized and CSA Certified
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Warranty: Call for details

Applications: Conveyors, machine tools, door operators, speed reducers, cranes, hoists, bulk material handling equipment

Brochures:

Automotive Duty

Series: Blue Chip XRI

Description:

Marathon's Blue Chip Severe Duty Motors meet the Ford EM1 Automotive Duty Specification and Marathon's Blue Chip IEEE-841 Motors meet General Motors GM 7E-TA Automotive Duty Specification.

HP: 1 to 350

Voltage(s): 460, 575

Enclosure(s): TEFC, TENV

Construction: Cast Iron

Standard Features:

  • IP54 Protection for Ford EM1 spec and IP56 Protection for GM 7E-TA spec
  • Premium efficient
  • Extended grease tubes, regreasable in service
  • Brass drain and breather
  • Precision balanced to .08"/sec
  • UL Recognized (through 449T) and CSA Certified and CE Marked
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Warranty: 3 Years (Ford) 5 Years (GM)

Applications: Automotive

Brochures: SB547 (Automotive Duty).pdf Automotive Duty Brochure

Close-Coupled Pump

Series: Globetrotter

Description:

Marathon Close-Coupled Pump motors are available in Single Phase and Three Phase and Totally Enclosed Fan Cooled and Open Drip Proof enclosures. JM and JP styles are available as well as a variety of voltages.

HP: 1 to 50

Voltage(s): 115/208-230, 230, 200, 208-230/460, 230/460, 575

Enclosure(s): ODP, TEFC

Construction: Rolled Steel, Cast Iron

Standard Features:

  • EPAct Efficient and Premium Efficiency options
  • Three Phase motors are Inverter Duty
  • JP frame has rigid base, drip cover not included
  • JPV frame includes drip cover for vertical mount without base
  • Precision balanced to .08"/sec
  • UL Recognized and CSA Certified
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Warranty: Call for details

Applications: Centrifugal pumps

Brochures:

Single Phase Motors

Series: Single Phase

Description:

Marathon offers Totally Enclosed Fan Cooled and Open Drip Proof Single Phase General Purpose Motors. They also offer a variety of Definite Purpose Single Phase Motors including Brakemotors, Agricultural Motors, HVAC Motors, Instant Reversing Motors, Pressure Washer Motors, Pump Motors, Washdown Motors, and Woodworking/Power Tool Motors.

HP: 1/6 to 10

Voltage(s): 115/208-230, 115/230, 208-230, 230

Enclosure(s): ODP, TEFC

Construction: Rolled Steel

Standard Features:

  • Ball Bearings
  • Heavy gauge steel construction
  • Economical split phase or capacitor start designs
  • UL Recognized and CSA Certified
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Warranty: Call for details

Applications: Blowers, fans, pumps, conveyors and tools

Brochures: SB524 (Commercial Motors).pdf Commercial Motors Brochure, SB525 (HVAC Motors).pdf HVAC Motors Brochure

Medium Voltage Motors

Series: Medium Voltage

Description:

Marathon's Medium Voltage Motors are available through 3000 horsepower and through 13.2 kV (13,200 volts). They are available in both NEMA and IEC/Metric frames.

HP: 125-3000

Voltage(s): 2300/4000

Enclosure(s): ODP, WPI, WPII, TEFC, TEAAC, TEWAC

Construction: Cast Iron

Standard Features:

  • NEMA Premium efficiencies available
  • Cast iron construction B-10 life on direct-coupled loads
  • Open Conrad radial ball bearings rated for 100,000 hour B-10 life on direct-coupled loads
  • Class H insulation and form wound coils
  • Epoxy, 100% solids, Vacuum Pressure Impregnation (VPI) resin
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Warranty: Call for details

Applications: General purpose, pulp & paper, mill & chemical

Brochures: SB530 (Medium Voltage).pdf Medium Voltage Motors Brochure

DC Motors

Series: DC

Description:

Marathon offers both SCR Rated and non-SCR Rated DC Permanent Magnet Motors. A DC Permanent Magnet SCR Rated Washdown Motor is also available.

HP: 1/4-2

Voltage(s): 90, 180

Enclosure(s): TEFC, TENV

Construction: Cast Iron

Standard Features:

  • DC Motors are C-Face Footed (removable base)
  • Oversized brushes for extra long life
  • Permanently lubricated sealed ball bearings
  • Linear speed/torque characteristics over entire speed range
  • High starting torque, high peak current capability
  • SCR Rated Motors usable on PWM type DC adjustable speed drives at higher HP rating
  • Easy brush access with unique brush holder design
  • UL Recognized and CSA Certified
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Warranty: Call for details

Applications: fans, blowers, compressors, pumps, direct connected equipment

Brochures:

IEC Motors

Series: Globetrotter

Description:

Marathon's Globetrotter IEC Metric Motors are designed not only to meet International standards but meets NEMA performance and efficiency standards making it suitable for requirements worldwide.

HP: 1/4-50

Voltage(s): 200/400, 230/460, 480, 575

Enclosure(s): TEFC

Construction: Aluminum, Cast Iron

Standard Features:

  • Meets EFF3 European and NEMA Premium efficiencies
  • Aluminum (63-90 frame) or Cast Iron (100-250 frame) construction
  • Most motors nameplated 60/50Hz
  • IP55 weatherproof enclosure
  • Rotatable/Removable base (63-90 frame)
  • Inverter Duty (10:1 VT)
  • Top mounted/oversized gasketed terminal box
  • Meets IEEE45, IEC60092 & USCG CFR46 Marine Duty (63-90 frame "Below Deck")
  • IEC Design "N" with NEMA "B" torques
  • Terminal blocks, stud type, zero preepage
  • CE Marked
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Warranty: 1 Year

Applications: fans, pumps, compressors, conveyors

Brochures: SB537 (IEC Motors).pdf IEC Motors Brochure

Warehouse Locations

Marathon Warehouse Locations

  • ESR - Rock Hill, SC
  • Indianapolis, IN
  • Atlanta, GA
  • Charlotte, NC
  • Dallas, TX
  • Fogelsville, PA
  • Lakeland, FL
  • El Paso, TX
  • Ontario, CA
  • Edmonton, CA