Chemical, oil and gas industry Product range

The chemical and petrochemical plants require the employment of explosion-proof motors - dependent on the hazard potential (zone 1 and zone 2). At present we provide the ignition protection classes Increased Safety “e” and “n” (non sparking) (zone 2) for our low and medium capacity motors; our motors with high to extremely high capacity, as well as all synchronous motors, have the ignition protection class Pressurized enclosure “p“.

Special requirements must be taken into consideration with regard to certain chemical procedures, such as equipment for ammonia synthesis as an example, to ensure the avoidance of copper and cupreous alloys on the external construction of the motors. VEM motors are adapted to suit the special requirements of chemical processes. We supply motors for compressors, extruders, fans, mixers and pumps.

Our product range for this industry comprises:

Asynchronous motors with squirrel-cage rotor:

Power range500 – 14,000 kW
Number of poles2-, 4-, 6-, 8- to 16-pole

Synchronous brushless salient pole motors:

Power range5,000 – 42,000 kW
Number of poles4-, 6-, 8- to 36-pole
Voltage range690 – 13,800 V
Cooling typesair/water, air/air
TypesIM B3 and IM 7115 and modifications
BearingRolling or friction bearings
FrequencyMains and converter operation

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