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Marine Duty Motors

Baldor-Reliance® marine duty motors are utilized across the marine industry on military vessels, offshore platforms, passenger ships, and ocean-going vessels. Reliability is most important for electric motors utilized in the extreme operating conditions associated with marine applications: i.e. salt laden, humid and corrosive atmospheres.


  • 1/5 – 3000 Hp (0.15 – 2,237kW)
  • Certifications:
    • IEEE 45
    • USCG (United States Coast Guard)
    • ABS (American Bureau of Ships – USA)
    • Lloyd’s Register (Great Britain – UK)
    • DNV (Det Norske Veritas – Norway)
  • Stainless steel nameplate
  • Marine duty insulation system
  • Corrosion proof hardware
  • Optional features:  IP55 or IP56
  • ABS test & inspection with special software

Common applications

  • Winches & cranes
  • Drives (capstans, conveyors, weapon systems)
  • Compressors
  • Pumps
  • Refrigeration
  • Bow thrusters
  • Fans and air handling

Common industries

  • Marine

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