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Top speed? Answered

A series wound motor has a theoretical top speed of infinity when under no load. There are cases where they have literally blown apart due to over speed. The starter in a car used to be and perhaps still is a series wound motor, They have very high torque at low speeds so can be very useful.

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randofoBest Answer (author)2017-11-16

That's a good point. I should go back and specify more clearly. Thanks.

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