Speed vs. Torque: Compare Motor Types

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Choosing the best motor or gearbox selection to fit your application can be an overwhelming experience for those less familiar with fractional horsepower electric motors. These quick-comparison guides can provide you with initial assistance when searching for a motor, gearbox or control. If the information given isn’t sufficient for you to make a selection, give our sales team a call at 800-829-4135 

Groschopp is an American manufacturer of fractional hp motors and gear motors for original equipment manufacturers (OEMs). We offer a range of standard options, but specialize in industrial motors and gearmotors that are modified to meet your needs. We would love to help you find a fractional hp motor solution


  • Fractional horsepower motor and gear motor manufacturer
  • PMDC, AC Induction, Brushless DC and Universal motors
  • Parallel Shaft, Planetary, Right Angle Worm and Right Angle Planetary gearboxes
  • Industry experience dating back to the 1930s
  • Approximately 200 employees
  • Located in Sioux Center, Iowa
  • 101,000 sq. ft. facility
  • Single-plant efficiency and factory-direct sales
  • 8,000 standard motor options
  • 100,000+ possible motor and gearmotor combinations
  • Standard and modified motors in 48 hours
  • In-depth MOTORTEC™ software