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Vita-Mix – VM15287 – Motor Assembly (120V,3Hp)

SKU: VM15287


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Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) Part Numbers are given as a reference tool only.


Vita-Mix Motor

Vita-Mix – Motor Assy – 120V 3HP # VM15287V


Full Product Specification:

  • Material: Aluminium
  • Width: 3 1/4″ | 83 mm
  • Height: 5 3/4″ | 146 mm
  • Voltage: 120 V AC
  • Terminals: 1/4″ Tab Terminals
  • Horsepower: 3 HP
  • Type:?�??�?5 Wires

Compatible With:

  • Vita-Mix

Included In The Box:

  • #212-1064 Gasket
  • 4 Screws

The Essentials of AC Motors in Commercial Kitchens


AC Motors: The Power Behind Your Kitchen Appliances

AC motors are crucial for commercial kitchens, providing the power for essential appliances like mixers, blenders, exhaust fans, and refrigerators. They are preferred for their ability to convert electrical into mechanical energy efficiently, ensuring that kitchen operations run without a hitch.

Types of AC Motors for Kitchen Appliances

Kitchen appliances rely on two types of AC motors: durable induction motors for heavy-duty use and precise synchronous motors for tasks requiring consistent speeds. These motors ensure that kitchen tasks are done smoothly, whether it’s mixing ingredients or washing dishes.

Advantages of AC Motors Over DC Motors

AC motors are not only cost-effective but also require less upkeep than DC motors. The lack of brushes in AC motors reduces wear and tear, providing uninterrupted kitchen operations, a must for any busy commercial kitchen.

Energy Efficiency and Cost Savings with AC Motors

The adaptable speed control of AC motors leads to more efficient appliance operation, cutting down on energy use and reducing kitchen costs.


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When to Consider Replacing an AC Motor:


Recognizing Wear and Tear

Continuous use can wear down AC motors over time, leading to less efficiency and eventual breakdown. Replacing an old motor can restore efficiency and prevent failures that disrupt kitchen activities.

Upgrading for Improved Performance

Technological advancements mean newer AC motors may offer better energy efficiency or performance. Upgrading can be a smart move for energy savings and smoother kitchen operations.

Motor End-of-Life Cycle

All AC motors have a lifespan. As they near the end of this cycle, their performance drops. Regular checks can extend their life, but a replacement will eventually be necessary.

Addressing Damage and Motor Failure

Unexpected problems like power surges or overheating can cause motor failures. In such cases, replacing the motor is often more economical than repairing it.

Staying Energy Efficient

Older motors may lag in energy efficiency. By replacing them with newer models, commercial kitchens can operate more sustainably, reducing energy bills.

Meeting Energy Regulations

Newer AC motors are often designed to comply with the latest energy consumption regulations. Replacing older units can help your kitchen meet these standards, avoiding potential penalties.

Maintaining and inspecting AC motors regularly helps determine the right time for a replacement, ensuring that your kitchen appliances operate optimally and save you money in the long run.


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Weight4.665 lbs
Dimensions10 × 7 × 7 in

Motor Assy - 120V 3HP - Vita-Mix Part # 015287Vita-Mix – VM15287 – Motor Assembly (120V,3Hp)

Vita-Mix – VM15287 – Motor Assembly (120V,3Hp)