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KK5B Series

Direct drive, radial piston air motors

kk5b seriesPower: 21.6-22.3 kW
Speed: 900 RPM with adjustability through air controls

The KK5B series is ideally suited to constantly varying loads: these piston motors handle winch and hoist applications with ease.


  • Maximum power output of 22.3 kW with a 90 PSI air supply.
  • SAE, NEMA and foot mount models available.
  • Remote control and manual options available.
  • Infinitely variable speed via a simple valve on the input air supply line.
  • Cool running characteristics allow motors to operate in temperatures up to 65ºC, with some able to withstand temperatures up to 150ºC.
  • Instantly reversible at the turn of a valve (on reversible models).
  • Won't burn out, even when overloaded or stalled.
  • Perfect for hazardous conditions, with no electric sparks or heat build-up.
  • Air-cushioned start-up eliminates shock starts and vastly reduces stress to your equipment.
  • Low maintenance and long life.
  • Exceptional design flexibility means motors deliver maximum power in minimum size.

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Option Code Description Weight Part Number
lb. kg
Motor Options 546 29 Horsepower Motor 251 113 KK5B546
550 30 Horsepower Motor 251 113 KK5B550
Mounting Options A Flange Mount, STD with SAE C 2 & 4 Bolt Mount Standard
B Base Mount, Stationary Mounting 45 20 K5B - Foot
Output Shaft Options 0 *SAE C, STD with SAE C 14 Tooth Female Spline Input Standard
1 **NEMA 213TC and 215TC, Keyed Shaft 13⁄8" dia. 13 6 K5B - NEMA - 213
2 ***Keyed Shaft 15⁄8" dia. 24 11 K5B - Shaft - 1.625
Control Options A None Standard
B Manual Throttle, Control Mounted Directly on Motor 19 19 K5B - Manual
C Pilot Air Control, Required for Remote Controller Options 9 4 K5B - Pilot
Controller Options 0 None Standard
1 Pendant Control, STD 2 Button Pendant MLK-K269C
2 Panel Control, Required for Remote Stationery Mounted Control UWD - A686
Rotary Valve Options A Equal Powered Standard
B Biased Powered CCW POA
C Biased Powered CW     POA
*Flange Gasket Required
**Single Bearing Mount
***Double Bearing Mount