Basic motor types among industrial electric drives
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Induction, servo, switched reluctance, permanent magnet synchronous motors
The four most common motor types among industrial drives are induction motor, servo motor, switched reluctance motor, and permanent magnet synchronous motor. The most common motor type is the asynchronous induction motor. This is often used for pumps and fans. Servo motors and permanent synchronous motors are used for highly dynamic applications. Examples here are robotics and material handling. Switched reluctance motors are optimal for applications with high requirements for low speeds as well as high torques.
The ideal semiconductor technology for each of these motor types is IGBT7 in Easy and EconoDUAL packages. For highly integrated drives and drives with high switching frequencies, CoolSiC MOSFETs are the best solution. This technology allows the reduction of switching and conduction losses, which simplifies integration into the motor. For demanding environments, such as in the tire industry, our advanced H2S protection provides a reliable solution to protect the semiconductors from corrosive gases.
Our XMC and PSoC6 microcontroller families enable optimal process control. We also offer memory solutions based on our Norflash and RAM families. Our OPTIGA Trust products ensure a secure connection to an existing network.
Learn more about the respective motor types and the matching product solutions on the respective pages.
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