Synchronous reluctance motors

Get the best of both worlds.

ABB magnet free synchronous reluctance (SynRM) motors combine the advantages of permanent magnet technology together with the simplicity and service-friendliness of an induction platform. Together with a drive, the motor offers new choices for energy efficiency and compactness.

Features

  • First choice for industrial variable speed applications such as pumps, fans, compressors etc.

  • Frame, bearing and winding construction identical to standard induction series

  • Magnet-free synchronous reluctance rotor

Product portfolio

  • IE4 SynRM range
    Motor type: M3AL/M3BL
    Output: 5.5–315 kW
    Frame sizes: IEC 132–315
     

  • High output SynRM range
    Motor type: M3AL/M3BL
    Output: 1.1–350 kW
    Frame sizes: IEC 90–315

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Together with the latest drive technology, high output synchronous reluctance (SynRM) motors enable efficient and powerful yet highly compact motor-drive installations.

Product range:

  • Motor type: M3AL/M3BL

  • Output: 1.1–350 kW

  • Frame sizes: IEC 90–315

Features:

  • Up to two frame sizes smaller than conventional designs

  • Double output power without increasing motor size

  • Permanent magnet motor performance - without magnets

  • Induction motor levels of cost-efficiency and service-friendliness

  • Higher reliability through lower bearing temperatures

  • Preselected packages up to 350 kW

  • Verified package efficiencies for accurate energy consumption figures

IE4 synchronous reluctance (SynRM) motors enable extremely efficient installations. Their low running temperatures mean high reliability and low maintenance costs. Combining these motors with the latest drive technology and purpose-designed software ensures optimal efficiency and reliability.

Product range:

  • Motor type: M3AL/M3BL

  • Output: 5.5–315 kW

  • Frame sizes: IEC 132–315

Features:

  • IE4 Super premium efficiency

  • Upgrade induction motor installations without mechanical modifications

  • Unrivalled reliability through lower bearing and winding temperatures

  • Permanent magnet motor performance - without magnets

  • Induction motor levels of cost-efficiency and service-friendliness

  • Preselected packages up to 315 kW

  • Verified package efficiencies for accurate energy consumption figures