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The electric motor

The electric motor The most common electric motor is a three phase, short circuit induction motor. This type of motor can be found within all industries. Silent and reliable, it is a part of most systems, for example, compressors. The electric motor consists of two main parts, the stationary stator and the rotating rotor. The stator produces a rotating magnetic field and the rotor converts this energy to movement, i.e. mechanical energy. The stator is connected to the mains supply's three phases. The current in the stator windings give rise to a rotating magnetic force field, which induces currents in the rotor and gives rise to a magnetic field there too. The interaction between the stator's and the rotor's magnetic fields creates turning torque, which makes the rotor shaft rotate.