Electrician

Shaded Pole Motor

A shaded-pole motor is the original type of AC single-phase induction motor. A shaded-pole motor is a small squirrel-cage motor in which the auxiliary winding is composed of a copper ring or bar surrounding a portion of each pole. This auxiliary single-turn winding is called a shading coil.

A shaded-pole motor is the original type of AC single-phase induction motor. A shaded-pole motor is a small squirrel-cage motor in which the auxiliary winding is composed of a copper ring or bar surrounding a portion of each pole. This auxiliary single-turn winding is called a shading coil.