Cat CN1566 Electric Motor

Cat Electric Drive Motors for Gas Compression

About the Cat CN1566 Electric Motor


Get power built for your most demanding gas compression applications. Every Cat® electric motor is tested at each stage of production to make sure it performs reliably under load and according to your process requirements. High operating efficiency and low operating costs come with low noise levels and no emissions. Cat electric motors for gas compression are backed by the worldwide network of Cat dealers ready to support your operation with technical support, service, parts, and warranty.


Electric Motor Specifications
Electric Motor Type Squirrel Cage Induction Motor Squirrel Cage Induction Motor
Full Load Speed 1189 r/min 1189 r/min
Mounting Designation F1 or F2 F1 or F2
Number of Poles 6 6
Type of EX-Protection Class 1 Division 2 Group A,B,C,D T3 (NEC or CEC) Class 1 Division 2 Group A,B,C,D T3 (NEC or CEC)
Voltage/Frequency 4000V ± 10%/60 Hz 4000V ± 10%/60 Hz
Connection of Stator Winding Star Star
Duty Continuous Continuous
Enclosure Type/Method of Cooling WP-II WP-II
Full Load Current 202 Amps 202 Amps
Insulation Class F Class F
Locked Rotor Amps 500% Code E 500% Code E
Locked Rotor Torque 60% 60%
Maximum Altitude - Before Derate 3000 ft 1000 m
Maximum Ambient Temperature 104 °F 40 °C
No Load Current 67 Amps 67 Amps
Rated Torque 6625 lb/ft 8982 N·m
Service Factor 1.15 SF (1.0 VFD) 1.15 SF (1.0 VFD)
Shaft 5.1 in 130 mm
Standards NEMA MG1 NEMA MG1
Temperature Rise Class B at rated load Class B at rated load


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