Repulsion motor principles

United States, 1945

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Episode number 5 of Series “Electrical work: electrical machinery”.
Explains construction of repulsion motor, rotor circuits and effects of brush position; short-circuiting and brush-lifting mechanism; and application of repulsion motors. This film is a technical training film on the design and construction of repulsion brush type electric A.C. motors as used in the first half of this century.


production company

United States. Office of Education

Ray-Bell Films






Black and White

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Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Electric apparatus and appliances - Safety measures

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Industrial equipment

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Electric apparatus and appliances - Safety measures

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Electric apparatus and appliances - Safety measures

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Motors

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States




16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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