ABB Process performance induction motors

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

Key features and benefits

  • Modular construction enables easy modifications and customizing in production
  • Designed for DOL and VSD use
  • IP55 protection, IP66 as option
  • 63 series bearings for higher loadability
  • C3 paint system as standard, more options available
  • Highly adjustable terminal box
  • More precise control of speed and torque, tested with variable speed drives
  • Comply with Minimum Energy Performance Standards around the world
  • Global footprint and reach, combined with local presence and support wherever you are


Performance Range

Product range  
Cast iron M3BP - IEC frame sizes 71 to 450
Aluminum M3AA - IEC frame sizes 56 to 280
Output power 0.12 to 1000 kW
Voltage 230 – 690 V
Effiency class IE2, IE3, IE4

Tools and services

ABB Optimizer

An online tool that helps you to find the optimal electrical motor for any MEPS worldwide. It also help 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 

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

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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