W60 Vertical

W60 Vertical line motors present a robust design with excellent performance in various operating conditions.

The concept of the line allows the flexibility of electromagnetic and mechanical design, complying with several applications and segment requirements, such as solutions which demands motor to withstand external axial loads.

Technical Features

  • Rated output: 1,000 up to 7,500 kW)
  • Number of poles: 10 up to 18
  • Frame: 630, 710 and 900
  • Voltage: 2,300 up to 13,800 V
  • Frequency: 50 or 60 Hz
  • Mounting: vertical
  • Cooling method: IC01, IC611 and IC81W
  • Service factor: 1.00
  • Class F insulation
  • RTD Pt-100 temperature sensor, one per bearing
  • Space heater
  • Grease-lubricated bearings


  • Suitable to operate in severe conditions and aggressive environments
  • Flexibility in electrical and mechanical design to comply with application requirements
  • High rigidity frame, made of carbon steel
  • Modern and efficient
  • Modular concept, allowing different cooling configurations
  • Versatile motors that allow different configurations
  • Durability, resistance and robustness
  • Optimized bearings to comply with different levels of axial loads
  • Redesigned cooling system, optimizing the mechanical design


W60 Vertical line motors are focused on driving vertical low-speed centrifugal pumps, nevertheless it can be fitted in other applications. The optimized design, the use of excellent quality materials and the strict control at all stages of the WEG manufacturing process, qualify the motors for application in power generation, water and wastewater, oil and gas, mining and others segments.