M-30 Electric Driveheads

We provide a complete line of electric driveheads for all your production needs.


Designed as an economical option for coalbed methane and other low-horsepower applications, our M-30 electric drivehead is the lowest-horsepower model we offer. As part of our commitment to safety, all our direct drives have a fully enclosed and hinged belt guard, and each drive is tested and inspected before leaving our facility.


  • Robust frame
  • Hollow shaft bearing box
  • Detachable rope-packing stuffing box
  • Hydraulically actuated disc brake
  • Operator-friendly guards and motor adjustments
  • Easy-to-adjust door for simple belt tightening
  • Accessible fill/drain spouts for easy oil changes
  • Service and technical support


  • Hydraulic motor


  • Ejection clamp
  • Polished rod guard
  • Booth guard

M-30 Electric Drivehead Specifications

Drive type


Shaft type


Drive style

Bearing box

Input style


Drive ratio


Backspin control

Caliper disc

M-30 Electric Drivehead Ratings

Max. output torque

600 ft-lb (813 Nm)

Thrust bearing

96,300 ISO lbf

Thrust bearing*

25,000 Ca90 lbf

Maximum speed

500 RPM

Horsepower rating***

10–30 hp

Frame type

Single motor

Compatible frame size NEMA

213T, 215T, 254T, 256T, 284T, 286T, 324T, 326T

Compatible frame size IEC

132S, 132M, 160M, 160L, 180M, 180L, 200M, 200L

Polish rod size

1¼ in. (32 mm)

Max. operating temperature

180 °F (80 °C)

M-30 Electric Drivehead Dimensions (Excluding Motor)

Height with retro stuffing box

34 in. (864 mm)

Height with integral stuffing box



30 in. (762 mm)

Input shaft size

2½ in. (64 mm)

Weight (no stuffing box)

600 lb (272 kg)

*Ca90 load rating is for 90 million revolutions. Reducing load by one-half increases life 10 times. Reducing RPM by one-half doubles hours of life.

***Maximum horsepower rating based on frame size only. Care must be taken in selecting motor and sheave combinations to ensure input rod torque is not exceeded.

  • M-30 Electric Drivehead Gen II Flyer