ABB Names Henson President of U.S. Business

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ABB’s Motors and Generators division has named Jesse Henson president of its U.S. business. Henson, who has been with the company for 23 years, leads the team responsible for marketing, designing and manufacturing ABB and Baldor-Reliance industrial electric motors in the United States. Henson will also continue to be the global head of the NEMA motors product group.  “I am…

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ABB IE5 SynRM Motors Deliver Ultra-Premium Energy Efficiency

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Customers can increase their energy efficiency, improve sustainability and enhance reliability by upgrading to ABB IE5 ultra-premium SynRM motors that offer up to 50% lower energy losses compared to IE2 motors. ABB’s synchronous reluctance (SynRM) motors offer a new first choice to meet the growing global demand for improved energy efficiency. These motors now meet the new IE5 ultra-premium energy…

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ABB Enables Zero-Emission Electric Operation For Heavy Vehicles

ABB’s optimized e-drivetrain combines a motor, drive and vehicle control unit to enable heavy special and commercial vehicles to transition to fully-electric operation. Manufacturer of underground mining and infrastructure equipment, Epiroc, has already adopted the new concept for its second-generation battery-powered vehicles.

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ABB Ability MineOptimize Offers Maximum Connectivity


With digitalization at its heart, ABB Ability MineOptimize connects all electrification, automation and digital offerings to optimize all stages in the lifecycle – from design and build to operation and service – of any open pit or underground mine and minerals processing plant. ABB Ability MineOptimize is an innovative, comprehensive portfolio of optimized electrification, drives and automation solutions, optimized engineering,…

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ABB Explosive Atmosphere Motor for Underground Mines


An extension to ABB’s low voltage IEC mining motors range is now available with Ex d flameproof protection for use in underground mine (group I) applications such as conveyors, air handling fans and water pumps. Rated from 0.55 to 710 kW in frame sizes IEC 80 to 450, the cast iron motors are an evolution of ABB’s long-life explosive atmosphere…

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ABB Offers Baldor Crusher Duty Motors

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Baldor Reliance Crusher Duty motors are designed for belt-driven rock crushers, pellet mills, and other applications requiring motors rated for severe duty service and high starting torques. Product features include:• High torque NEMA Design A electrical design exceeds NEMA Design C locked rotor, pull up and breakdown torques.• Totally enclosed fan cooled cast iron construction minimizes vibration and bearing temperature…

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