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ABB General performance motors

Developed from the outset for maximum convenience and easy handling, ABB General performance induction motors can be used in a wide range of industrial applications. These motors are suitable for OEMs to build into pumps and fans, as well as for gearboxes, conveyors, general machinery and other applications. The strong, cast iron motors are a cost-effective choice for pumps, fans, compressors and many other types of machines. 

  • Some standard designs are available from stock, while customer and application specific solutions are manufactured to order and can be tailored to meet specific needs.
  • With our efficient logistics system we can quickly tailor motors to match your needs.   

Key features and benefits

  • General performance motors are available off the shelf for fast delivery.  
  • There’s a wide range of options to choose from and most changes only take one or two days.
  • Series 62 bearings from dependable manufacturers.
  • Smaller sizes have bearings that are lubricated for life.
  • A class C3 paint system protects against tough conditions. 
  • Online tools make the motors easy to select and ensure fast access to datasheets and other information. 

Performance range

 ABB general performance motor specification
Frame sizes 71 - 355
 Motor type M2BAX 
Output power 0.18 to 355 kW
 Voltage/frequency 230 – 400 V, 50/60 Hz
Effiency class IE1, IE2, IE3        

Tools and services

ABB Optimizer

An online tool that helps you to find the optimal electrical motor for any MEPS worldwide. It also helps you to compute the cost of ownership of different motors and get fast access to marketing documents and drawings, test reports and data sheets.


Drive and motor selector

Instead of flipping through paper catalogs or databases of datasheets, find the drive, softstarter or motor you need based on a series of simple questions.

Drive and motor selector

ABB Access 24/7

Scan the QR code to access 24/7 self-services
ABB Access, helps you easily find up-to-date product online data. It also provides easy access to documentation and manuals. If you happen to experience issues with your ABB product, this can be fastly and easily reported online to reach expert support from ABB.

ABB Access 24/7

ABB Ability™ Smart Sensor for motors

The ABB Ability™ Smart Sensor converts traditional motors into smart, wirelessly connected devices. It is attached to the frame of the motor; no wiring or machining is needed. Using algorithms, based on ABB’s decades of motor expertise, the ABB Ability™ Smart Sensor relays information about the motor's operation and health via a Bluetooth-gateway or smartphone to a secure server.

ABB Ability™ Smart Sensor for motors


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