APPENDIX DNEMA Motor Mounting Templates

If you are interested in building your own CNC machine or fabricating some reduction units for an existing machine, you will need a mounting pattern for the size motor you are planning to use. For whatever reason, NEMA foot print patterns are not something that is readily available on the Internet or in most books. Hence, included here are three drawings of some commonly used motor sizes. I will mention that there can and will be minor differences in dimensions from manufacturer to manufacturer, but those supplied here were taken by the author using some motors I had in my shop that parallel the same dimensions from most other motors I have used over the years. The placement of the mounting holes and the ...

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