Design Engineering

Food Safe Motor

By DE Staff   

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ABB IEC motor designed for for food and beverage plants.

ABB has launched its IEC Food Safe motors designed for applications in the food and beverage industry. The motors feature stainless steel enclosures that have an IP69 water protection rating and encapsulated winding. The external surfaces are self-draining and markings are laser etched, avoiding channels and ridges where contaminants could accumulate. The motors can withstand high-pressure sprays and are fully compatible with clean-in-place (CIP) methods. The motor line is available in the power range 0.18-7.5 kilowatt, in 2-6 pole versions for 230-690 volt at 50 or 60 hertz. They feature IE3 premium efficiency and flexible mounting arrangements. The motors come in frame sizes 71-132.


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