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Ex nA II T1-T4 • Dust ignition protection DIP IP65 or IP55 T125 • Class I Division 2 T1-T4. EEx de IIB/IIC T4-T6 • Increased safety EEx e II T1-T3. frame sizes from 400 to 2500 • From 0. Working together with major companies in the oil and gas. ABB’s global reach provides significant benefits in today’s large-scale projects. Protection categories acc. Zone 2 AEx nA II T1-T4. frame sizes from 71 to 710 • High voltage. ABB has developed a comprehensive range of products that offer safety. The regulatory situation where customers operate. Ex p II T1-T4 • Non-sparking EEx nA II T1-T4. for example. Zone 1-2 AEx d IIB T4 • Class II Division 2 T1-T4 • Class III • Low voltage. to EN/IEC • Flameproof EEx d IIB/IIC T4-T6. Ex e II T1-T3 • Pressurized EEx p II T1-T4. ABB can rapidly assemble a team whose members interface on a local basis with the customer. Zone 2 Ex nA II T1-T4. helping to keep the project running smoothly and efficiently.25 kW to 55 MW Protection categories for US. ABB not only ensures the relevant regulations but in many cases surpass them. Canada Frame sizes Rated output . frame sizes 315 to 1120 • Synchronous. Motors for hazardous areas represent one of its special areas of focus. Motors and generators for all protection categories ABB is a manufacturer offering a product range that covers all protection types. contractors. OEMs.The world’s leading manufacturer of motors and generators for hazardous areas ABB has been manufacturing high quality electric motors and generators for more than 100 years. consultants. reliability and energy efficiency. with the latest developments including the new ATEX Directives. An oil company headquartered in Europe. and other parties. might construct a new refinery in South America using contractors and consultants based in North America. petrochemical and chemical industries. is complex and constantly changing. With its significant project management experience.
Zone 1 / 21 Category 2 Zone 2 / 22 Category 3 High voltage motors comply with the local regulations in the US and Canada for Division and Zone areas. to be installed in hazardous areas and defines the duties of the manufacturers Probability. EN 60079. Comparison between division and zone system Division system Division I Zone system Zone 0 Zone 1 Division II Zone 2 Incidence Continuously or occasionally In abnormal conditions Hazardous materials acc. IEC 60079. explosion proof electrical operating equipment is divided into two major groups: Group I Group II Equipment for coal mines (only special designed motors for mines can be used) Electrical equipment for use other than mines (surface industry) Group II motors with flameproof enclosure are still further divided into gas groups: IIA. Application groups Depending on the intended use. North American Rules (NEC and CEC) NEC (National Electric Code) and CEC (Canadian Electric Code) nowadays have two systems for classifying hazardous areas. IIC.10. .ABB’s motors and generators for hazardous areas comply with all relevant standards European and IEC standards Classification of hazardous locations According to European Directive 94/9/EC (ATEX). duration of occurrence of Potentially Explosive Atmosphere ZONES EHSRs Product requirements Zone 0 / 20 Category 1 • Directive 1999/92/EC (ATEX 137) for the respect of the workers protection working in these hazardous areas and defines the duties of the end users. The traditional division system and the new zone system. only for a short time (*) In zone 0 no electrical motors can be installed. hazardous areas are differentiated according to how frequently and over which period of time a hazardous concentration of an explosive mixture is present. division system Classes Class I Class II Class III Explosive material Gases and vapours Dusts Fibres July 2003 is the dead line for the enforcement of key European directives: ATEX Directive: 1999/92/EC (Worker Directive) ATEX Directive: 94/9/EC (Product directive) • Directive 94/9/EC (ATEX 100a) for all the products. which refers to IEC standards. electrical and non-electrical. Gas symbol G Category 1 Category 2 Category 3 Zone Zone 0 Zone 1 Zone 2 Continuous presence Presence during normal operations Presence just in case of failure or abnormal operations Criteria presence of gas Continuously or very long period Present in normal operation Unlikely but if present.10 and NEC 505. IIB. frequency.
ABB is a manufacturer offering products for all protection types. in many cases exceeding the requirements. the correct protection type has to be selected according to the operating and ambient conditions at the installation site. Major projects are easier to manage if one manufacturer can supply all the motors specified.Making you more competitive Exceeding official requirements All motors for hazardous areas supplied by ABB are certified as meeting official requirements. With its extensive range of products for hazardous areas. . Single source for all protection types When specifying motors or generators.
Australia and China. Motors . ABB’s motors for hazardous areas also comply with several national standards like Russia. The high voltage motors also comply with the requirements of National Electric Code and Canadian Electric Code for Division and Zone areas. ABB’s product range covers the entire processing chain Full compliance with standards ABB’s motors for hazardous areas are ATEX certified and most of them show efficiency levels equivalent to the highest European standard. Certified for use with drives Variable speed drives provide a number of advantages in motor control. including better productivity. ABB’s Ex motors are tested for safe use with drives. EFF1.From production to distribution. and ABB offers tested drive & motor combinations. more accurate process control and energy saving.
gas. Custom features in standard products ABB’s motors and generators for hazardous areas have been developed in close cooperation with customers in the oil. ATEX 137 (1999/92/EC). which specifies the duties of the end user.Support for end users ABB supports its customers in their efforts to comply with official regulations. safety and energy economy as standard. All the products in the range are customized to provide enhanced reliability. for Hazardous . In addition to concentrating on its own obligations as a manufacturer – as defined in the ATEX 100a Directive (94/9/EC) – it has also sought to ensure that its products comply with the Worker Protection Directive. petrochemical and chemical industries.
authorized servicing is available on a local basis no matter where the customer is located. Areas . this work can only be carried out by authorized service shops.Maintenance by authorized local partners Motors and generators must be regularly inspected and maintained in accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions. Effective logistics and rapid delivery Low voltage motors up to 100 kW in most protection classes can generally be supplied direct from stock.Thanks to ABB’s worldwide organization and network of carefully selected partners. In the case of the flameproof protection category. High voltage motors are custom made to order. ABB’s central stock system helps to keep delivery times short.
abb. ABB (www. . Please go to www.000 people.abb. including a library of documents.abb. ABB has committed to a broad program of product development and positioning under the IndustrialIT umbrella. The ABB Group of companies operates in more than 100 countries and employs about 146.com/motors&drives http://online. while incorporating functionality that will allow multiple products to interact seamlessly as components of real-time automation and information systems. http://www. 01-2003/10 000.com/motors&drives Brochure BA/Hazardous area motors and generators GB 01-2003 Waasa Graphics Oy. Printed in Finland. This initiative is geared towards increasing integration of ABB products as the ‘building blocks’ of larger solutions. Industrial IT As a key element of its business strategy.com/motors&drives and follow the link 'Motors for Hazardous Areas'.Motors and generators represent fundamental building blocks in the IndustrialIT architecture.abb. ABB's web site provides further information.com) is a leader in power and automation technologies that enable utility and industry customers to improve performance while lowering environmental impacts.
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