ABB has launched its N-series general purpose motors to provide a high level of energy efficiency, reliability and safety in applications where a highly customized motor is not needed. Based on ABB's broad experience of different industries and applications, the motors use cost-effective pre-packaged designs to meet the same high quality standards as all ABB motors but with lead times that are several weeks shorter.
"With our N-series we are offering 'ABB experience off the shelf' to customers who need general purpose motors in the 50 to 8,000 kW power range," says Johan Karlsson, Strategic Sales and Marketing Manager for ABB's large motors. "Pre-engineered platforms and pre-packaged designs help to keep costs and delivery times down, and we provide online tools to fast-track the order-to-delivery process."
"Our design team applied their know-how to create standardized designs that offer high quality and are easy to source and buy. Solutions like this help our customers to lower their total cost of ownership and get the most out of their assets," Karlsson adds.
N-series motors currently include three product families: the well-proven high voltage rib cooled and modular induction motors, and a new range of slip-ring motors. Even in their basic configuration the N-series motors satisfy most common requirements in many industries. To address specific needs, qualified customers and partners can use the MachSize tool to select a number of pre-engineered option packages.