ABB's motor protection and control offering is among the widest on the market. From system integrator, OEM, engineering consultant and distributor to panel builder and industrial end-user, our comprehensive range of motor starting solutions, products and services delivers the certainty of consistent quality and performance.
ABB 3-pole contactors offer an exhaustive selection of products for simple and extreme applications as well as products with specific purposes.The AF contactor technology revolutionizes how we use contactors and allows use in all parts of the world and in all network conditions. Furthermore, mini-contactor range offers compact dimensions and specific connection possibilities. The AS contactor is efficient and allows you to optimize your equipment design. You can choose terminals between screw, spring and ring tongue through our ranges. So whatever your need of a contactor might be, ABB will have a variant meeting just that.
ABB’s AF 4-pole contactor range is a complement to the family of 3-pole AF contactors and motor protection equipment. Unmatched performance in a variety of applications and environments has made the AF contactors well appreciated by customers throughout the world. You can also benefit from the compactness of the 4-pole mini contactors available with 3 connection types.
ABB Capacitor switching application leads to very high current peak at capacitor energization. UA..RA contactors are designed with damping resistor to handle current peaks without limitation. Product benefits include Widest contactor range on the market up to 80 Kvar; Reliable in capacitor switching demanding application & Easy selection with CAPCAL software. Product features include UA..RA contactors, with damping resistors, are used when peak currents are far exceeding 100 times nominal rms current; UA contactors are used when peak currents are less or equal to 100 times nominal rms current & UAF..RA with wide control voltage range available, thanks to AF technology and electronic coil.
ABB's contactor relays offering features products of technological advancement as well as products with specific purposes. NF contactor relays allow use in all parts of the world and in all network conditions. The mini contactor relays range offer various contact combinations and specific connection possibilities. The AS contactor relays are efficient and allow you to optimize your equipment design.
GA and GAF are specifically designed for switching DC circuits up to 1000 V. Thanks to the efficient breaking of DC circuits, the product range is one of the most compact on the market. Our standard AF contactor range can also be used for switching DC from 850V DC and below. Product benefits include Compact and modern design; IEC and UL approved; Access global support and use the same products in all parts of the world & Reliable in all networks. Product features include Up to 2000 A, 1000 V DC; GAF are based on the AF well proven AF technology; Wide control voltage range (e.g. 100-250 V AC/DC); PLC interface, 24 V DC - 100 mA & Built-in surge suppression.
ABB’s hum-free installation contactor designs offer a wide range of ratings from 16 A to 100 A. Widely used in buildings for switching and controlling lighting, heating, ventilation, motor and pumps, the installation contactors take noise reduction to a new level. With an innovative AC/DC design that eliminates hum, a selection of tool-free accessories as well as manual and automatic versions, installation contactors offer peace of mind in noise-sensitive applications. Main benefits include Hum-free operation - peace of mind in noise-sensitive environments; Tool-free accessories - auxiliaries, space holders and security covers can be mounted 100% tool-free; Group mounting - no need for a distance piece in between contactors ESB16..N and ESB/EN20..N; Single- and multipackaging - the right choice according to your needs & Easy warehousing - one auxiliary contact block, AC/DC control and EAN code on the devices. Main features include Comprehensive solution - one range from 16A to 100A; Wide application range - all relevant standards such as IEC60947-4-1, IEC61095 and various certification are available, including marine; Built-in protective circuit - protect against remote lightening strikes and overvoltages & Automatic/manual operation - EN speciality types feature a manual overide functionality with a toggle switch.
ABB manual motor starters are electromechanical protection devices for the main circuit. They are used mainly to switch motors manually ON/OFF and to provide fuse less protection against short-circuit, overload and phase failures. Fuse less protection saves costs, space and ensures a quick reaction under short-circuit condition by switching off the motor within milliseconds. Starter combinations are setup together with contactors. Main benefits include Harmonized main accessory range (auxiliary contacts, signal contacts, shunt trips and undervoltage releases) for MS1xx and MO1xx family; Compact design; Efficient planning and installation perfectly matching the ABB contactor family; Simple connecting links ensure electrical and mechanical connection to build direct-on-line starters; Less machine downtime by protecting motors and reduced trouble shooting & Reduction of maintenance expenditures by protecting motors. Main features include Manual control / short-circuit current and overload protection; Adjustable current setting for overload protection and magnetic trip indication; Disconnection function; Temperature compensation; Remote control via undervoltage release or shunt trip & Short-circuit service breaking capacity Ics up to 100 kA.
ABB products can be installed in any environment including passenger or driver cabins, for main or urban line trains, underground trains or trams circulating frequently in tunnels or underground passages. Manual motor starters, contactors, overload relays and contactor relays are used in a wide variety of rolling stock applications. Main benefits include Simplify your installation thanks to compact solution and modular frame size; Reduce train energy consumption with lighter devices increasing passenger capacity and less coil energy consumption improving power management; Optimize your logistics and stocks; Protect persons and equipment with products specifically designed to meet the latest rolling stock requirements; Secure uptime thanks to AF technology, handle the large voltage fluctuation to battery use & Reduce maintenance costs, downtimes and make troubleshooting easier with real motor protection. Main features include 3 and 4-pole contactors up to 200 kW / 400 V - AC-3, 300 hp / 480 V, up to 600 V AC-1; 4 and 8-pole contactor relays; Starters protection by manual motor starters up to 30 kW and overload relays up to 18.5 kW; Meet all rolling stock standards: EN / IEC 60077-1/2 and EN 50155 for applicable parts, EN / IEC 61373 cat.1 class B, fire and smoke European standards EN 45545-2 (HL2 or HL3); Compliant with RoHS directives & ABB has IRIS certification (International Railway Industry Standard).
With over 100 years of experience in control, ABB has designed its R bar contactors to meet the particular requirements of power applications from 63 A up to 5000 A in AC and DC. With a variable number of poles and advanced features, these tailor-made bar mounted contactors remain the most flexible solution. Robustness and reliability bring our technology far beyond the limits of standard contactors. Our know-how enables us to offer R bar contactors perfectly suited to your applications whatever the environment. Main benefits include Performance; Flexibility; Reliability: durability up to 5 millions of operating cycles & Service. Main features include Current up to 5000 A and voltage up to 1000 V AC or 1500 V DC; High making and breaking capacity; Variable number of poles and adjustable number of auxiliary contacts; Combination of N.O. and N.C. poles; Robust construction & Experienced and proven for years.
Designed for machine safety applications, AFS contactors come with fixed front contact blocks (mechanically linked and mirror contacts) making them ideal for monitoring and controlling circuits. ABB’s complete range of safety components make protection systems easier to build. Main benefits include Complying with main safety standards EN ISO 13849 and EN 62061 guaranteeing the safe use of machinery and equipment; Contactors status guaranteed with permanently fixed front-mounted auxiliary contact blocks; Easy safety chain identification with the yellow housing & Simplify calculation of installation safety level with safety values available in FSDT and Sistema tools. Main features include Up to 45kW - 400 V AC-3, 60hp - 480 V and 130A - 690 V AC-1, 115A - general use; Fast opening times as low as 35 ms for AFS09...AFS38 contactors; Mirror and mechanically linked contacts with 3rd party certificate; Low energy auxiliary contacts feature a minimum switching capacity 12 V, 3 mA 10-7 & Built-in surge suppression.
Motor starting is the most common application in the world's industry. When it comes to open starter, you can easily select your direct-on-line, reversing and star-delta starter, in kit form, through ABB's selection tables. Optimized selection of short-circuit protection and switching devices makes starting solutions simple and reliable. We also provide communication capable motor starters. For a compact enclosed direct-on-line starter, DRAS will be the right choice.