Global site

ABB's website uses cookies. By staying here you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Learn more

Generators for steam and gas turbines, Technical data

ABB generators for steam and gas turbines are found in gas-, steam- and combined cycle plants.

Below are some selected examples of applications where ABB generators have been used:

  • Biomass
  • Distributed Power Generation
  • Geothermal
  • Concentrating Solar Power
  • Marine
  • Oil & Gas; Off-shore
  • Oil & Gas; On-shore
  • Sugar plant
  • Synchronous condenser
  • Waste to Energy
Output power
Up to 85 MVA at 50 Hz
Frame size
710 to 1400 mm
Voltages
3 - 15 kV
Frequency
50 or 60 Hz
Speed
Up to 1800 rpm
Protection
IP20, IP23, (WP I), IPW 24, (WP II), IP54, IP55, IP56
Cooling
Open Air-Cooled (OAC): IC01 (WP II), IC06 (WP I) (WP II)
Totally Enclosed Water to Air-Cooled (TEWAC): IC86W, IC81W
Totally Enclosed Air to Air-Cooled (TEAAC): IC616, IC661, IC611, IC666
Ambient conditions
- 50 °C to 60 °C
Generator size
0.9 - 6.0 MVA: AMG 500 - 630,  4 pole
6.0 - 85  MVA: AMS 710 - 1400, 4 - 6 pole
Standards
NEMA MG-1, IEEE 115, ANSI C50.12, BS 4999,
IEC 60034, API-546, Australian AS 1359, VDE, GOST R
Hazardous areas
Zone 1 Areas: Pressurization (Ex px)
Zone 2 Areas: Non sparking (Ex nA), Pressurization (Ex pz)
Increased Safety, Non-sparking, Pressurized
Control Panel 
AVR: ABB UNITROL 1010 or 1020 as standard, others (e.g. Basler) on request
Protection: Standard REG 670 other on request, Differential Protection Relay, Multilin 489

Synchronization: Manual and auto. Normal with 1 to 3 circuit breakers, Syncrotact 5

Related links

Loading documents