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Old 11-25-2007, 08:49 PM   #52 (permalink)
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03-21-2006, 10:24 Pm

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Originally Posted by someone
Someone pointed out that a really big motor is probably pretty good at handling heat loads...

does size of a brushed motor relate directly to efficiency?

i understand that motor heat is a symptom of inefficiency, and a large motor like this is much less succeptible to overheating.

but is its low heating a result of some inherently more efficient design, or because it's just a better heat sink?
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