Transnorm motors

Transnorm motors are special types of electric motors designed for use in different application areas where precision and efficiency are of utmost importance. These motors are characterized by their high reliability and performance and are often used in automated systems. Historically, transnorm motors have undergone a remarkable evolution, from simple mechanical devices to state-of-the-art, computer-controlled drives. They typically work by converting electrical energy into mechanical motion, with different types of transnorm motors having specific functions and applications.

Types of transnorm motors

There are different types of transnorm motors, each designed for different applications and requirements. The main types include alternating current motors (AC motors), direct current motors (DC motors) and servo motors. AC motors are widely used in industrial applications due to their robustness and efficiency. DC motors offer precise control of speed and torque, making them ideal for applications that require high precision. Servo motors are known for their precise positioning capabilities and are widely used in robotics and automation. Each of these engine types has specific advantages and disadvantages that make them particularly suitable for certain areas of application.

Areas of application

Transnorm motors are used in a variety of areas of application. In industry, they are essential for the operation of conveyor belts, automation systems and production systems. They help make processes more efficient and reliable. In everyday life, we encounter transnorm motors in many devices, such as household appliances or consumer electronics, where they ensure smooth operation. In addition, technological advances offer new opportunities for the use of transnorm motors, for example in electromobility or in smart buildings, where they can help improve energy efficiency and reduce emissions.

Advantages of transnorm motors

Transnorm motors offer numerous advantages that make them a preferred choice in many applications. Their high efficiency and performance ensure that they use less energy while delivering strong and consistent performance. The reliability and long life of these engines reduce the need for frequent maintenance, resulting in lower operating costs. In addition, transnorm engines are often more environmentally friendly than conventional engines as they help reduce emissions through their lower energy consumption and improved efficiency. These advantages make transnorm motors a sustainable and economically attractive solution for numerous technical challenges.

Our products according to types of explosion protection


  • Energy-efficient and environmentally friendly
  • suitable for operation on a frequency converter
  • Design according to EN 60034 (IEC 60072)
  • Designs IM B3, IM B35 and IM V1 according to EN 60034-7
  • Protection class IP 55, optionally IP 56 or IP 65
  • robust, one-piece die-cast runner
  • Winding in thermal class 155 (F), optional 180 (H)
  • impregnated under vacuum
  • Optimized ventilation system with internal and external cooling from size 355MX
  • Relubrication device with grease quantity regulator
  • Temperature monitoring with PTC thermistor (low voltage) or PT100 (high voltage version)
  • Spaciously dimensioned connection boxes
  • standard equipment with RFID transponder (memory motor)
  • environmentally friendly painting system based on water-based paint

Technical details


315 – 450

Performance range

200 – 1000 kW

Efficiency classes according to IEC 60034-30

The motors can be delivered in compliance with VO(EC) 640/2009 in the versions: without efficiency classification, Standard Efficiency IE1, High Efficiency IE2, Premium Efficiency IE3 > 375 kW according to draft IEC 6034-30 Edition 2.0, 2/1652/CD


3,000, 1,500, 1,000, 750, 600, 500 min⁻¹, lower speeds possible on request, pole-changing versions in many speed combinations, e.g. with Dahlander winding 4-2, 8-4, 12-6 pole or 6-4, 8-2, 8-6 and 12-4 pole with two separate windings, three speeds like 8-4-2 or 8-6-4 or four speeds 12-8-6-4 pole

Protection types

IP 55, optional IP 56, IP 65 according to EN 60034-5 (IEC 60034-5)


IM B3, IM B35, IM V1 (IM B5 up to size 315MY) and derived designs according to EN 60034-7

Types of cooling

according to EN 60034-6 (IEC 60034-6): self-ventilated, IC 411, forced-ventilated, IC 416, unventilated, IC 410

Coolant temperature/installation altitude

standard -20 °C to +40 °C, optional -40 °C to +60 °C installation altitude 1000 m above sea level


optional, RFID system iID®2000 (13.56 MHz based on ISO 15693), standard from size 400 onwards

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