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Case study title Industry Application Product Energy efficiency and sustainability
ABB synchronous reluctance motors and drives enable reduced carbon emissions in an energy efficiency upgrade for Hobart CBD building HVAC
Water and Waste water 
Fan
Pump
IE5 Synchronous reluctance motors
ACS580 drives
 Yes
Meeting future goals through zero-emission technology Construction Construction vehicles Electric powertrain
Motors for heavy electric vehicles
Energy storage systems
Mobile controller
 Yes
ABB technologies help buses in Zurich become more energy efficient eBuses
Commercial vehicles
Public transportation
 Propulsion Energy storage systems
Electric powertrain
 Yes
Sweetening the world through energy efficiency Food and beverage   Mill IE5 synchronous reluctance motors
ACS880 drives
 Yes
Compact size and high power density make ABB’s HDP motors ideal for powering machines Cosmetics   Homogenizer High dynamic performance motors
ACS880 drives
 No
ABB’s technology enables Hobart Aquatic Centre to save an estimated $36,000 in reduced energy costs HVAC
Water and wastewater
Pumps
Fans
Variable speed drives
Synchronous reluctance motors
ABB Ability™ Smart Sensors
Yes
ABB close-coupled pump motors enable compact pumping solutions Chemical, oil and gas Close-coupled pumps Motors for explosive atmospheres
Process performance motors
No
THE POWER OF CHOCOLATE Food and beverage Chocolate conches IE5 synchronous reluctance motors
ACS880 drives
Yes
Energy efficient ABB electric propulsion system saves fuel and cuts emissions in fish carrier vessels Food and beverage
Aquaculture
Marine
Propulsion Water Cooled motors Yes
SynRM and Drive package lift Energy Efficiency in Husum Pulp and paper Pulp mill IE5 synchronous reluctance motors
ACS880 drives
Yes
ABB helps make fashion industry more sustainable with innovative technology Textile Pulp drying IE4 process performance motors
Process performance motors
ACS880 drives
Yes
A role Model for energy efficiency Pulp and paper Paper machine IE4 process performance motors
Process performance motors
ACS880 drives
Yes
A clean, quiet, and electric ride through the Swiss town of Baden eBuses
Commercial vehicles
Public transportation
Propulsion Permanent magnet motors No
Softening potable water in Germany with ABB’s energy efficient SynRM motor drive package Water and Wastewater Pumps IE5 synchronous reluctance motors
ACS880 drives
Yes
swissRTec’s recycling plants recover valuable materials from e-waste Recycling Vertical shredder
Delamination mill
Process performance cast iron motors
Process performance motors
ACS580 drives
ACS880 drives
Yes
IE5 motors help paint shop realise annual energy saving Automotive Supply fans
Exhaust fans
Fans
IE5 synchronous reluctance motors
General purpose drives
Yes
Circularity: The new direction of choice Circular economy Circular economy Yes
Energy efficiency is a pressing matter Metals Servo hydraulic presses Synchronous reluctance motors Yes
IE5 SynRM motor and drive packages clearly improve energy efficiency in wastewater treatment Water and wastewater Filtration
Pumps
IE5 synchronous reluctance motors
ACS880 drives
Yes
A more sustainable future for wood drying Sawmills Fans IE5 synchronous reluctance motors Yes
Water company in Brazil gets 25% energy savings and better uptime — with ABB drives, motors and digital powertrain solutions Water and wastewater Pumps Process performance motors
Synchronous reluctance motors
General performance motors
ACQ580 drives
ABB Ability™ Smart Sensors
Yes
ABB’s drive and motor package gives AlburyCity Council water plant an energy efficiency upgrade and eliminates residential disturbances Water and wastewater Pumps General performance motors
Variable speed drives
Yes
Campbell’s Australia cuts costs with SynRM Food and beverage Compressor Synchronous reluctance motors
ACS580 drives
Yes
Take a trip to the top of Europe with ABB motors and drives Public transportation Cableways Process performance motors
Regenerative drives
No
Arctic mine hits production record with help from ABB services Mining Mill ABB services No
ABB’s new hygiene testing lab in Sweden under the microscope Food and beverage Testing equipment IEC Food safe motors No
ABB technology runs refrigeration system at Switzerland's largest bakery Food and beverage Refrigeration IE4 process performance cast iron motors
Process performance motors
ACS880 drives
Yes
ABB motors and drives boost efficiency of Swedish waste-to-energy plant Power Pumps
Fans
Process performance cast iron motors
Process performance motors
ACS800 drives
High voltage motors
Yes
ABB technology cuts energy usage of InterContinental Hotel Madrid by 40 percent HVAC Pumps ACH550 drives
IE3 process performance aluminum motors
Process performance motors
Yes
Italian firm chooses ABB products for marine exhaust scrubbers that reduce emissions Marine Exhaust scrubbers Process performance motors
ACS880 drives
Yes
A waste treatment problem solver knows what is important when it comes to drives in shredding machines Waste treatment Shredders Process performance cast iron motors
Process performance motors
ACS580 drives
ACS880 drives
No
A perfect mix of expertise and quality Water and wastewater
Food and beverage
Agitators
Mixers
Feeders
General performance motors
Process performance motors
Brake motors
No
ABB motors drive Egypt's fish farming Water and wastewater
Food and beverage
Aquaculture
Pumps Process performance cast iron motors
Process performance motors
No
Energy efficiency in the milling industry Food and beverage Mill IE3 Dust ignition protection aluminum motors
Motors for explosive atmospheres
Yes
ABB motors power the steepest funicular in the world Public transportation Lifts
Cableways
Railways
High voltage motors No
Pioneering energy efficiency for reliable drinking water supply in the Netherlands Water and wastewater Pumps Synchronous reluctance motors
ACS880 drives
Yes
Enjoying the Swiss Alps with ABB Public transportation Lifts
Cableways
Railways
Traction motors
AC drives
No
Trust based on technical prowess Chemical, oil and gas Pumps
Fans
Compressors
Cranes
Conveyors
Crushers
IE4 process performance motors
Process performance motors
Yes
Metsä Group, Äänekoski bioproduct mill Pulp and paper Pumps Process performance cast iron motors
Process performance motors
ACS880 drives
High voltage motors
No
Why switching to AC drives for plastic extrusion makes sense Plastics and rubber Extruders Synchronous reluctance motors
ACS880 drives
Yes
A global grain OEM partners with ABB at new plant in Hungary Agriculture
Food and beverage
Grain storage
Material handling
Conditioning
Drying
Motors for explosive atmospheres No
OctoFrost - A colorless challenge Food and beverage Industrial freezers Process performance aluminum motors
Process performance motors
No
Aerodium - Flying free in Latvia HVAC Fans Process performance motors No
RB Kolubara - Technology saves a coal mine Mining Conveyor Process performance motors
ACS880 drives
No

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