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ABB Synchronous motors

With their unparalleled high efficiency, synchronous motors will play a key role in the energy transition, not only by decreasing the losses, but also by their contribution to applications such as hydrogen, energy storage and Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS). They can also provide stabilizing effects to a renewable-heavy electrical grid with their ability to produce reactive power. 

Key benefits

  • High reliability and efficiency
  • Customized design to application
  • Lowers the customer’s total cost of ownership
  • Designed to reduce environmental impact
  • Global service network and domain expertise support
  • Pre-defined maintenance program ensure support for entire life cycle

ABB synchronous motors offering

ABB is the market’s leading supplier of synchronous motors and generators. All over the world our synchronous motors deliver high performance in industrial processes, the marine and offshore sectors, utilities, and specialized applications. 

Marine
Oil and gas
Water
Chemical and air separation
Metals
Mining
Pulp and paper
Other industries

Synchronous motors for marine

ABB's synchronous motors for marine applications are optimized for propulsion of cruisers and carriers. Both conventional and propulsion system motors are available, and the proven design has delivered extremely good performance, high efficiency and reliability in different types of marine installations. The motors are mainly used with variable speed drives. 

Synchronous motors for oil and gas applications

ABB's synchronous motors for oil and gas applications are optimized for pumps, fans, and centrifugal and reciprocal compressors used in the oil and gas industry. 
Both slow and high speed motors are available and the proven design has delivered extremely good performance, high efficiency and reliability in different types of oil and gas installations. The motors are connected direct-on-line or fed via variable speed drives. 

Synchronous motors for water applications

ABB’s synchronous motors for the water industry are optimized for pump applications, which typically means a quadratic load and high torque at low or medium speed. The proven design has delivered extremely good performance and reliability in different types of pump installations. 

The motors are connected direct-on-line or fed via variable speed drives. They are perfectly matched with ABB drives, which have proven themselves in numerous applications with superior performance.

Our solutions are designed to help customer manage the risk associated with secured water flow, high energy costs and non-revenue water, which are a result of urbanization, water scarcity and water leakages. 

ABB’s synchronous motors and service solutions will give you peace of mind by improving reliability and saving your money in the long term. 

Synchronous motors for chemical and air separation applications

ABB's synchronous motors for chemical and air separation applications are optimized for extruders, compressors and expanders used in the chemical industry. Both slow and high speed motors are available and the proven design has delivered extremely good performance, high efficiency and reliability in different types of chemical installations. The motors are connected direct-on-line or fed via variable speed drives. 

Synchronous motors for metals applications

ABB's synchronous motors for metals applications are optimized for blowers, pumps and mills used in the metals industry. Both slow and high speed motors are available and the proven design has delivered extremely good performance, high efficiency and reliability in different types of metals installations. 

In an industry that is characterized with heat, motion, momentum and energy, assets must be resilient to the most volatile process and environment. ABB has the scale, technical know-how and domain expertise to be your trusted partner in the metals industry and continually support you in becoming more energy efficient, reliable, productive and safe

As with our synchronous motors for oil and gas applications, the motors are connected direct-on-line or fed via variable speed drives. 

Synchronous motors for mining applications

ABB's synchronous motors for mining applications are optimized for mills, mine hoists and conveyers used in the mining industry. 

In an industry that is characterized with severe conditions, remote locations and energy intensive applications, assets must be resilient to the most harsh processes and environments. ABB has the scale, technical know-how and domain expertise to be your trusted partner in the mining industry and continually support you in becoming more energy efficient, reliable, productive and safe.

Both slow and medium speed motors are available and the proven design has delivered extremely good performance, high efficiency and reliability in different types of mining installations. The motors are connected direct-on-line or fed via variable speed drives.

Synchronous motors for pulp and paper applications

ABB's synchronous motors for pulp and paper applications are optimized for refiners and wood grinders. The proven design has delivered extremely good performance, high efficiency and reliability in different types of pulp and paper installations.

Synchronous motors for other industries and applications

ABB’s synchronous motors for general purpose applications are optimized for high reliability and efficiency. Both slow and high speed motors are available and the design has delivered extremely good performance in different types of installations. The motors are connected direct-on-line or fed via variable speed drives. 

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