AC motor / three-phase / EC / direct-drive
VarioDrive C ebm-papst



  • AC/DC:

    AC, three-phase

  • Type:


  • Other characteristics:

    direct-drive, IP55, integrated-drive, closed-loop, with electronic control, compact, EMC, robust

  • Power:

    500 - 1000 W, 1 - 2 kW, 2 - 5 kW

  • Torque:

    Max.: 20 Nm (14.7512

    Min.: 1 Nm (0.7376

  • Power:

    Max.: 3,000 W (4.079 hp)

    Min.: 500 W (0.68 hp)


The ebm-papst VarioDrive C is a new mains-powered EC drive unit that is an excellent alternative to IEC standard motors that utilize frequency inverters. This is a controllable synchronous motor that is extremely suitable for use with applications featuring a quadratic torque, and buyers can choose from three sizes of M3G 084, 112 and 150.

All three sizes utilize a compact and enclosed design complete with integrated electronics, and the devices possess a power range of between 500 and 3000W, in addition to a variable closed loop speed control that permits torques of between 1.0 and 20.0 Nm. The VarioDrive C comes with IP 55 type protection plus insulation class F, which is coupled with the durable and robust design providing the device with a very long lifespan.

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