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.

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Electric Motor Specifications
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Mounting Designation F1 or F2 F1 or F2
Number of Poles 6.0 poles 6.0 poles
Voltage/Frequency 4000V ± 10%/60 Hz 4000V ± 10%/60 Hz
Electric Motor Type Squirrel Cage Induction Motor Squirrel Cage Induction Motor
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)
Full Load Speed 1189.0 r/min 1189.0 r/min
Shaft 5.1 in 130.0 mm
Standards NEMA MG1 NEMA MG1
Connection of Stator Winding Star Star
Locked Rotor Torque 60% 60%
No Load Current 67 Amps 67 Amps
Locked Rotor Amps 500% Code E 500% Code E
Service Factor 1.15 SF (1.0 VFD) 1.15 SF (1.0 VFD)
Enclosure Type/Method of Cooling WP-II WP-II
Duty Continuous Continuous
Temperature Rise Class B at rated load Class B at rated load
Maximum Ambient Temperature 104.0 °F 40.0 °C
Maximum Altitude - Before Derate 3000.0 ft 1000.0 m
Rated Torque 6625.0 lb/ft 8982.0 N·m
Full Load Current 202 Amps 202 Amps
Insulation Class F Class F

CN1566 Electric Motor Standard Equipment

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  • Bearing RTDs for temperature monitoring
  • Insulated non-drive end bearings to reduce bearing currents
  • Anti-friction on 1500 hp (optional)