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IEC low voltage motors for cement and mining industries

Mines and cement production facilities are tough environments for electrical equipment. ABB motors are designed to withstand these harsh conditions. Challenges that have to be faced include dust and mineral particles, vibration, moisture, heat and temperature fluctuations.

ABB supplies wide range of LV motors suitable for mining and cement industries. Cast iron motors are a perfect choice for the majority of applications and certified Ex d flameproof motors for group I applications where explosive gases may be present. These motors can be used in a broad range of applications, including conveyors, slurry and dewatering pumps, screens, ventilation fans, drill rigs, as well as crushers and mills.

Recent examples are higher efficiency new technology motors, ABB AMXE motors, specially designed for heavy electric vehicles, as well as solutions for remote condition monitoring that enable plant operators to reduce downtime, increase motor lifetime and save energy.

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Motors for heavy electric vehicles

The AMXE motors are compact, water cooled, permanent magnet synchronous motors for high efficiency propulsion and auxiliary usage.

  • Configurable lengths, windings, and voltages to get the needed motor performance.
  • High torque capability for excellent productivity and responsiveness.
  • Designed for tough environments and to tolerate high shock loads and vibration levels, and wide ambient temperature ranges.
  • Enclosure protection (IP) ratings to meet all moisture and dirt resistance needs.
  • Long product life expectancy assured by extensive testing and advanced simulations.

Motors for heavy electric vehicles

Cast iron safe area motors

ABB Process performance induction motors are tough, high-quality products designed for durability in the most demanding environments and applications.

  • Ideally suited to process industries and heavy-duty applications – sectors like mining, cement and paper - where motors have to meet high requirements for reliability, availability and efficiency in harsh conditions
  • ABB Process performance motors operate critical processes with minimal downtime and are a dependable choice for driving your products
  • Provide great flexibility for specific solutions and can be individually designed to the exact demands of the application
  • Wide range of options and accessories available

Process performance induction motors

Motors for explosive atmospheres


ABB motors for explosive atmospheres motors are robust, reliable and absolutely safe. ABB motors cover the different Ex certificates around the world and meet local regulations.

  • All protection types and all major standards
  • Cast iron or aluminum frame
  • Flexible and highly customizable for specific solutions and applications
  • Wide range of options and accessories available
  • Everything from the single supplier

Motors for explosive atmospheres




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