Since the 1940s, when Baldor introduced its first explosion-proof motor, the company has designed and manufactured motors that meet or exceed industry standards, ensuring safety, energy efficiency and overall reliability. When you specify a Baldor explosion-proof motor, you can trust that it meets your specifications, and more. Baldor follows the specs to the letter, and then takes it a step further. We listen to motor users and learn from their experiences. We design and build motors that deliver reliable performance. And we earn long-term customer relationships by exceeding their expectations.