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Beam Central Vacuum Motor – Model 178 – Lamb Ametek 116472
5.7 inch diameter fan
Double ball bearings
This genuine Lamb Ametek motor is designed for your Beam Central Vacuum unit model 178. It is a 5.7, 145 mm 2-Stage bypass discharge design. It is Lamb Ametek model 116472. Like many of these motors, this particular model is compatible with the following makes/models:
|Brute Power Mini 99116
||8 × 8 × 8 in
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