About Shaded Pole Blower Motors
For general purpose HVAC air movement, these fractional horsepower shaded pole blower motors (AKA blower motor) are the preferred choice of most professionals. Shaded pole motors power small, direct drive fans and blowers in furnaces and other air circulation systems, and their open air-over design and mounting within the air flow typically provide all the cooling they need. A single phase fan motor, these “squirrel cage motors” are often sought for blower motor replacement. Products vary by horsepower, frame, voltage, mounting type, number of speeds and other considerations. Brands include Century and others.