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Baldor Super-E motor

Alan (California Radiant) Forbes
Alan (California Radiant) Forbes Member Posts: 4,050
edited November 2019 in THE MAIN WALL

I came across these motors on a commercial job in Berkeley at a YMCA; never seen them before. They bolt onto a Taco volute.

One of them is making a squealing sound and I think all it needs is some oil and there are three small holes on top of the motor, but I can't find any spec's on what kind of oil to use. I suppose a B & G style oil would work, but I just want to make sure.

Is anyone familiar with these motors?
8.33 lbs./gal. x 60 min./hr. x 20°ΔT = 10,000 BTU's/hour

Two btu per sq ft for degree difference for a slab


  • mattmia2
    mattmia2 Member Posts: 9,747
    Isn't nondetergent sae 10 pretty universal for small motors?
    Solid_Fuel_ManAlan (California Radiant) Forbes
  • Solid_Fuel_Man
    Solid_Fuel_Man Member Posts: 2,646
    A non detergent oil will work fine.
    Serving Northern Maine HVAC & Controls. I burn wood, it smells good!
    Alan (California Radiant) Forbes