most speed control methods adopt, varying the motor characteristics to achieve speed control.

Some typical loads and the motors commonly used to drive the same are tabulated in Table. d.c. shunt motor lathes,fans,pumps disc and band saw drive requiring moderate torques. Lathes, Drills, Boring Mills, Shapers, Spinning and Weaving Machines
etc.

d.c. series motor Electric traction, high speed tools Electric traction, brands,
elevators, air compressors, vacuum cleaners, hair drier, sewing machines etc

d.c. compound motor Rolling mills and other loads requiring large momentary toques. Presses, Shears, Reciprocating Machines etc 12

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