1150 HP AC Water Cooled Motors

Wabtec Drill Motors 1150 HP Water Cooled AC Motors
Wabtec Drill Motors 1150 HP Water Cooled AC Motors

Wabtec manufactures rugged electric AC motors for the toughest applications in the oil & gas industry.

Manufactured in Erie, Pennsylvania for over 20 years

  • Over 8,000 units shipped for operation by most global drilling contractors. Thousands more produced for Locomotive and Mining applications
  • ATEX, IECEx, CAN/CSA, ANSI/UL hazardous area certifications
  • ABS, DNV marine class certifications
  • Tape heaters; 200 watts on each end for superior winding protection
  • Power connection box field convertible (left to right side), with copper bar connections to the motor end rings.
  • Form wound copper stator windings
  • 4340 alloy steel – ABS certified motor shafts
  • 20 year design life – 1.5 design margin


1150 HP (858 kW) AC Water Cooled Motor

5GEB1150W Series


  • 5GEB1150WH
    Single shaft extension
  • 5GEB1150WV
    Double ended shaft extension

Quick Facts

Wabtec Drill Motors 1150 HP AC Water Cooled Motors Ratings
  • 6-pole stator with “form-wound” windings
  • Copper chromium alloy rotor bars
  • Class H insulation, robotically taped, Mica-Kapton system
  • Single or double shaft extensions, High strength 4130 alloy shaft on drive end
  • Insulated bearing on non-drive end
  • Stainless steel main terminal box is IP56 (Ex e) with bus bar connections for main cable terminations. Terminal box can be specified to be mounted on left “A” side or right “B” side of motor as viewed from non-drive end of motor. Available in standard, half (as shown above), or compact
  • RTD and heater leads exit the lower window of the frame. The leads can either be terminated in an Ex e auxiliary box or routed to a remote auxiliary box
  • Six (6) RTDs, 100 ohm platinum, two per phase embedded in stator slots
  • Cooling System requires 33 gpm at maximum 38°C freshwater cooling (up to 50/50 freshwater/glycol mix), which is split between stator and rotor, 22GPM and 11 gpm respectively, 100psi maximum operating pressure.
  • Ambient temperature 55°C
  • Tape Heater, 200W total
  • Motor enclosure: Ingress Protection (IP56)
  • Certifications:
    • IECEx, & ATEX Certified  
    • CSA [both US and Canada] (Optional)
    • ABS Certification
    • DNV (Optional)
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