• The new revised single-phase asynchronous motor from Nord now corresponds to efficiency class IE2.
    The new revised single-phase asynchronous motor from Nord now corresponds to efficiency class IE2.
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Nord Drivesystems is known for its IE4 and IE5 motors but says it also offers reliable solutions for lower performance ranges. The new single-phase asynchronous motor not only has a new design but, the company says, has improved efficiency by one efficiency class.

The newly revised single-phase asynchronous motor is suitable for suppliers to the construction, food and agricultural industries. 

The company says the new single-phase asynchronous motor can be used in a power range from 0.12 to 1.5 kW as before, but now corresponds to efficiency class IE2 according to the Ecodesign Regulation 2019/1781.

A new electronic relay replaces the previous mechanical one. The design was also refreshed, and the capacitors are mounted in the terminal box. Therefore, the motor now also complies with protection class IP66, and is protected against the entry of dust and water.

“For simple applications, for example in mobile concrete mixers or pumps, our revised single-phase asynchronous motors is a cost-effective and efficient drive solution,” said Jörg Niermann, head of marketing at Nord. 

The motor is approved for use in many regions of the world thanks to certification from the European CE mark, the Chinese CCC standard and the UKCA mark for Great Britain.

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