Leland Faraday M-240E Electric Motor 1/2HP 1725RPM 115/208-230V J56 8-182328-20


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Leland Faraday M-240E Electric Motor 1/2HP 1725RPM 115/208-230V J56 8-182328-20

Condition: New, Overstock spare reserve motor, no longer needed. Signs of moving around, few minor paint scratches here and there, See more pictures and description below.

Item Number: M-240E
Brand: Leland Faraday
Item Category: Motor
Stock No: M-240E
Data Code: AF
Model: 8-182328-20
HP: 1
RPM: 1725
Volts: 115/208-230
FL Amps: 9.0/4.0-4.5
Hertz: 60
Phase: 1
Service Factor: 1.25
Insul. Class: B (Max 266°F)
Frame: J56
Duty: Cont
Max. Ambient: 40
Type: SC
KVA Code Letter: L

The Leland Faraday M-240E Electric Motor is a robust and efficient motor designed for a variety of industrial and commercial applications. Rated at 1/2 horsepower and capable of 1725 RPM, this motor is suitable for use in environments requiring consistent power and reliability.

  • Manufacturer: Leland Faraday
  • Model Number: M-240E
  • Horsepower: 1/2 HP
  • RPM: 1725 RPM
  • Voltage: 115/208-230V (Dual Voltage Capability)
  • Frame Size: J56
  • Model Part Number: 8-182328-20
  • Phase: Typically single phase, catering to a wide range of industrial applications
  • Construction: Robust construction designed to withstand industrial environments
  • Efficiency: Designed for high efficiency and continuous duty operation


  • General Purpose: Ideal for a wide range of industrial applications where moderate power is needed.
  • Machinery Drives: Commonly used to drive pumps, fans, compressors, and other mechanical equipment.
  • Custom Applications: Suitable for custom machinery integrations that require specific motor characteristics.


  • Versatility: Dual voltage capability allows for flexible usage in different settings and easy integration into existing systems.
  • Durability: Built to last in industrial environments with minimal maintenance needs.
  • Energy Efficiency: Engineered for efficient operation, helping to reduce electricity costs in continuous use environments.


  • Mounting: Ensure that the motor is securely mounted on a stable and level surface to prevent vibration and potential damage.
  • Electrical Connections: Proper installation of electrical connections is crucial. It is recommended to have a certified electrician or a professional perform the wiring to adhere to local codes and ensure safety.
  • Ventilation: Adequate ventilation is important for maintaining motor efficiency and longevity; ensure that the installation site allows for proper heat dissipation.


  • Regular Inspection: Periodic checks for signs of wear, overheating, or unusual noise can prevent sudden failures.
  • Lubrication: Depending on the bearing type, regular lubrication may be necessary to ensure smooth operation.
  • Cleaning: Keeping the motor clean from dust and debris helps maintain its efficiency and cooling capacity.

Comparison with Similar Models:

When comparing the Leland Faraday M-240E to similar models from other manufacturers like Baldor or Weg, consider:

  • Power Output and RPM: Ensure the specifications match the needs of your application.
  • Build Quality: Look for motors that offer equivalent or superior durability and reliability.
  • Price: Compare costs to find the best value for your investment.

Related Items:

  • Motor controllers
  • Electrical disconnects
  • Protective gear for wiring and installation
  • Replacement bearings and other motor parts


Leland Faraday is a trademark, and this mention is for descriptive purposes only, without any affiliation or endorsement implied.

The Leland Faraday M-240E Electric Motor is an excellent choice for those in need of a reliable and durable motor for industrial applications.

Weight 15 lbs
Dimensions 14 × 9 × 9 in
Horse Power (HP)



1725 RPM


115V, 208-230V


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