Non sparking motors and generators

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Motors and generators for explosive atmospheres

Increased safety Ex ec/ non-sparking motors and generators

Equipment protection level Gc for zone 2

ABB offers a wide range of increased safety Ex ec (former: non-sparking) motors, both low and high voltage, from 0.25 kW to 75 MW.

  • The motors are certified according to IECEx and ATEX, and comply with many other international and local regulations
  • Low voltage increased safety Ex ec motors fulfill IE2 and IE3 efficiency class requirements
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Description

Our offering

 

Increased safety Ex ec/ non-sparking modular induction motors

Equipment protection level Gc for zones 1 and 2

ABB’s modular induction motors provide high efficiency, reliability and availability in the toughest and most demanding applications.

Built on the most successful modular motor platform, they are optimized for variable speed control and undergo rigorous testing at every stage of production.

ABB’s increased safety  Ex ec/ non-sparking modular induction motors comply with all national and international standards and requirements – including IEC, European (EN), ATEX  and NEMA.

All ABB’s increased safety  Ex ec/ non-sparking modular induction motors are custom designed for an ideal match with each customer and application.

 

 

Increased safety Ex ec/ non-sparking synchronous motors

Equipment protection level Gc for zones 1 and 2

ABB offers a wide range of synchronous motors for variable or constant speed applications. Our motors are tailor-made within a standard design to meet customer-specific needs, application requirements and grid characteristics. High performance and cost efficiency are achieved through optimal utilization of active materials.

ABB has a long track record in supplying synchronous motors for all types of applications to customers all over the world. The design and performance are constantly updated to include new technologies and field experience. Our global service network and predefined maintenance programs ensure support for all life cycle stages of ABB motors.

The design of ABB synchronous motors with Ex nA protection type prevents sparks and hot surfaces inside and outside of motor enclosure in normal operation conditions.

Increased safety Ex ec/ non-sparking synchronous generators

Equipment protection level Gc for zones 1 and 2

 

Increased safety Ex ec/ non-sparking low voltage motors

Equipment protection level Gc for zone 2

ABB offers full range of IECEx/ATEX certified low voltage increased safety Ex ec/ non-sparking IE2 and IE3 motors. Motors are made to meet the precise needs of each customers and each application.

 

Protection type Ex ec for zone 2 (former: Ex nA)

Type of protection Ex ec for zone 2
Output power 0.25 to 2 000 kW
Frame size IEC 71 to 560
Frame material Cast iron/ Aluminum
Number of poles 2 to 12
Voltages All commonly used voltages
Frequency 50 or 60 Hz
Protection IP 55 or better
Protection type For zone 2
Temperature classes T1 – T3
Gas group IIB or IIC
Certificates IECEx / ATEX certified, national certificates for example CU-TR (Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan), CQST (China) and INMETRO (Brazil)
Features •   Certified for variable speed drive
•   Variants for different standards for the oil and gas sector
•   Type approval for most marine classification societies
•   Application specific design available

 

 

Protection type Ex ec

Type of protection Ex ec, IE2 & IE3
Output power 4 to 90 kW
Frame size IEC 160 to 280
Frame material Aluminum
Number of poles 2 to 6
Voltages All commonly used voltages
Frequency 50 or 60 Hz
Protection IP 55 or better
Protection type For zone 2
Temperature classes T1 – T3
Gas group IIC
Certificates According to ATEX Directive
Features • Certified for variable speed drive
• Variants for different standards in the oil and gas sector
• Type approval for most marine classification societies
• Application specific design available