ABB Brake motors

Unparalleled efficiency, customizability, and reliability in industrial motors

Welcome to ABB's premier collection of brake motors. ABB Brake motors are designed with the industry's best engineering practices to deliver the most reliable performance. ABB brake motors combine the robust engineering and high-quality brake to ensure safe and reliable service over a lifetime. 

  • Instantaneous Stop: Brake motors are designed to stop immediately once the power supply is disconnected. This makes them ideal for applications requiring precise control.
  • Safety: The instant stop capability of brake motors significantly enhances safety, especially in applications such as hoists, escalator, lifts and cranes where an immediate stop is essential to prevent accidents.
  • Improved Control: Brake motors provide better control in operations where the load may need to be stopped at specific points for accurate positioning. This enhanced control can improve the overall efficiency of a system.
  • Reduced Downtime: With the ability to quickly stop, brake motors can minimize the wear and tear on mechanical systems, reducing downtime for maintenance and repairs.

Key benefits

  • Customizable Solutions: Whether your needs call for heavy-duty, light-duty, or specific operational conditions, we offer motor customization that ensures you get the exact solution you need.
  • Unmatched Reliability: ABB brake motors undergo rigorous testing to guarantee quality and reliability, ensuring they can handle the demands of your industry.
  • Compliance with Standards: ABB Brake motors meet the international standards, ensuring that your operations are in full compliance.

ABB Brake motors key features

Motor features

  • Robust design
  • Proven reliability with long life
  • Great flexibility for specific solutions
  • Wide terminal box - easy installation. Brake rectifier included in motor terminal box
  • Standard connection of the rectifier, directly to motor terminals
  • Mounting in any position 
  • With standard motors’ dimensions and output ratings
  • Technical, application and application support 

Brake features

  • High quality brake meeting industry standards
  • Compact design with torque from 5 to 235 Nm 
  • Brake disc with low wear and maintenance
  • Easy installation 
  • Non-stick friction material 
  • UL certified

Performance range

ABB Brake motors specification

Aluminum brake motors
Motor type Aluminium M3AA
Frame sizes 71-180
Output power
0.12 - 22 kW
Voltage 220 – 690 V 
Frequency   50 Hz / 60 Hz
Supply DOL / VSD
Speed 2 – 6 poles
Efficiency IE2 and IE3
Brake type DC
Insulation class F
Protection type IP55
Ambient temperature -25°C - +40°C
Options Variety of options available
Country of Origin Europe
Certification CE, UKCA, UL

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