TEFC stands for Totally Enclosed Fan-Cooled, and TEFC electric motors are a type of electric motor design commonly used in various industrial applications. Here's what TEFC electric motors are: Totally Enclosed: TEFC motors have a protective enclosure that entirely encases the motor, preventing the entry of dust, debris, and moisture. This closed design provides a high level of protection, making TEFC motors suitable for harsh environments. Fan-Cooled: The "fan-cooled" part of the name indicates that these motors incorporate an external fan to cool the motor during operation. The fan helps dissipate heat generated by the motor, ensuring optimal performance and preventing overheating. TEFC motors are known for their durability and reliability, making them suitable for use in challenging conditions. They are commonly found in applications such as manufacturing, processing, and other industrial settings where protection from environmental factors is essential. The closed design also contributes to increased safety by preventing contact with moving parts.