M-60 Electric Driveheads

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

Image of an Electric Driveheads Oil Frame in a field

Designed for low- to medium-horsepower applications, our M-60 electric drivehead employs the highly efficient and extremely safe hydrodynamic backspin braking system. As part of our commitment to safety, all our direct drives have a fully enclosed and hinged belt guard. Each drivehead is tested and inspected to meet our quality requirements.


  • Robust frame
  • Bearing box is designed with a three-bearing system
  • Efficient brake reservoir for heat dissipation
  • Repeatable and reliable brake curve
  • Induction-hardened seal surfaces eliminate shaft grooving and increase seal life
  • Operator-friendly guards and motor adjustments
  • Easy-to-adjust hinged door for simple belt tightening
  • Easy-to-adjust motor height
  • Accessible fill/drain spouts for easy oil changes
  • Minimal maintenance
  • Service and technical support


  • Hydraulic motor
  • Rope-style stuffing box
  • JamPak stuffing box
  • Leak-free integral stuffing box
  • Retrofit stuffing box


  • Anti-ejection clamp
  • Lock-out device
  • Polished rod guard
  • Booth guard
  • Support arms
  • Shipping/support stand
  • Tachometer

M-60 Electric Drivehead Specifications

Drive type


Shaft type


Drive style

Bearing box

Input style


Drive ratio


Backspin control


M-60 Electric Drivehead Ratings

Max. output torque

1,575 ft-lb (2135 Nm)

Thrust bearing

128,000 ISO lbf

Thrust bearing*

33,000 Ca90 lbf

Maximum speed

600 RPM

Horsepower rating***

10–60 hp

Frame type

Single motor

Compatible Frame size NEMA

215T, 254T, 256T, 284T, 286T, 324T, 326T, 364T, 365T, 404T

Polish rod size

1¼ in. (32 mm)

Max. operating temperature

350 °F (180 °C)

M-60 Electric Drivehead Dimensions (Excluding Motor)

Height with retro stuffing box

44 in. (1118 mm)

Height with integral stuffing box

29½ in. (749 mm)


35 in. (889 mm)

Input shaft size

2¾ in. (70 mm)

Weight (no stuffing box)

1,350 lbs (612 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-60 Electric Drivehead Gen III Data Sheet