DC Motors


Indusquip Marketing cc are the Sole agents for T-T Electric DC motors in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Basic Design Characteristics

  • Suitable for operation with adjustable DC voltages from thyristor convertors (230V – 400V – 500V)
  • Fully laminated stator, main poles and interpoles
  • Fully compensated machines ensuring good communication also in the field weakening range
  • Convertible motors from TEFV (Totally Enclosed Force Ventilated) to TENV (Totally Enclosed Non Ventilated)
  • Removable and replaceable shaft with two tapered extensions
  • D-end and N-end heavy duty roller bearings
  • Easily removable bearing housings
  • Insulation class H with temperature rise limited to 110°C for longer life expectancy
  • High dynamic response, with a current change rate of 250 times the nominal current per second
  • A large number of options and accessories ensuring high flexibility
  • Max armature voltage 500V 


T-T Electric History

T-T Electric DC Motors


1894: Odense, Denmark. Thomas B. THRIGE, an apprentice of Thomas EDISON who started the General Electric Corp, founded his business to exploit the many possibilities of electricity as a driving force in industry, trades and agriculture.

1919: Paris, France. Engineers Marcel EVE and Paul NOISET found their company specialising in electrical rotating machines, motors and generators.

1926: In response to increasing volumes of export, Thomas B. Thrige establishes his first sales office abroad which is in London.

1934: Thomas B. Thrige company is transfered to the Thomas B. Thrige Foundation which is established to own and protect its commercial interests.

1964: Schneider and Westinghouse make an accord with EVE and NOISET and form Enco whose production is based at Nogent-sur-Seine, France.

1965: Thrige merges with its largest competitor Titan to become Thrige Titan with its head offices based in Odense, Denmark.

1967: The Swedish company ASEA buys a 40% share in Thrige Titan and a worldwide co-operation is established for production, sales and marketing.

1979: The Thomas B. Thrige Foundation takes over the ASEA share holding to maintain the independence of the Danish company Thrige Titan.

1982: Thrige Electric company is Odense is formed to handle the manufacture of DC motors within the Thrige Titan group.

1982: Thrige Electric acquires the Hugh J. Scott company in Great Britain which is rebaptised to Thrige Scott.

1982: Enco becomes a partner of Thrige Electric and is the exclusive distributor in France.

1984: Thrige Electric acquires the Contraves DC motor factory in Germany which is rebaptised to Thrige Electric.

1985: Thrige Electric acquires the Enco company in Nogent, France which is rebaptised to Thrige Enco.

1992: Thrige Electric confides the manufacture of the LAK and Uniqore range of motors to Thrige Enco.

1997: Thrige Enco is rebaptised Thrige Electric.

1998: Thrige Electric acquires the ABB DC motor factory in France and move their production from Nogent to Persan also in France.

2002: The Thomas B. Thrige Foundation stops all commercial activities and Thrige Electric is sold to a private investor.

2004: Thrige Electric acquires the Persan branch of DMS, formerly ABB Service, the experts in preventive maintenance and repairs of all types of motors.

2005: Thrige Electric is renamed T-T Electric. Anew range of AC motors is launced to complement the existing DC range.

2007: T-T Electric launches a new range of Mill Duty DC motors.

2008: In order to meet the increasing demands and needs of the customer, T-T Electric continues the expansion of its product range with the launch of the new AMP AC square motor collection.


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