ABB Explosion-Proof Motors

Ensuring safety & high performance in challenging environments.

  • Expertly designed explosion-proof motors & generators.

  • Products suited for industries such as oil and gas, mining, and chemical.

  • Broad range of all protection types and levels

  • Series 62 or 63 bearings from dependable manufacturers.

  • Dedicated project management for complex projects

  • Support through the whole lifecycle - project management to global certified service network

High Voltage Flameproof Motors

Industry-leading flameproof motors for extreme working environments

ABB high voltage flameproof motors are a safe choice for potentially explosive atmospheres. Our flameproof motors are designed to withstand the pressure caused by an internal explosion without incurring any damage as well as prevent flame propagation outside of the enclosure.

  • Safe choice for potentially explosive atmospheres

  • Certified for gas groups IIB and IIC

  • Developed to comply with the requirements of the main specifications

  • Compact solution with best in class power density

  • Flameproof motors do not require additional piping at plant

Performance Range


Output Power

Shaft Height

Number of Poles





Enclosure Material





IEC, EN and NEMA (electrical)

up to 7,5 MW

355 400, 450, 500, 560, 630, 710, 900 (mm)


Ex db, Ec db ed, Ex tb, Ex db | Mb

up to 11 kV

50 Hz or 60 Hz, or VSD

Direct on-line and VSD

-55°C up to 60°C

air cooled, external air cooled

IP55 (option up to IP66)

Antifriction or sleeve

horizontal or vertical

variable speed drive (VSD), direct on line (DOL)