your partner for drive solutions in the chemical, oil and gas industry

ELECTRIC DRIVES

FOR EVERY DEMAND

Commitment to innovation, more than 130 years of specialist experience and high engineering standards are our trademarks.

Throughout the chemical, oil and gas industry, major industrial complexes on all continents are benefitting from our know-how.

All drives reflect the ultimate importance attached to the production reliability of your plants and efficient use of the world’s resources.

Your needs are both our guidance and our challenge. Alongside flexibility, modern technology and quality awareness, our highly qualified employees are the key factors for our success.

VEM sales and service network guarantees you a flexible partner and a high level of accessibility for enquiries regarding our products and services.

The VEM PRODUCT RANGE

covers complete drive solutions, special drives and individual components for outputs from 0.06 kW to 60 MW.
Some examples…

Ex motor, explosion protection type: Increased safety – “ec”

215 kW, K12R 355 M4 Ex ec IIC T3 Gc

Ex motor, explosion protection type: Increased safety – “eb”

117 kW, K12R 355 M10 Ex eb IIC T3 Gb

Ex motor, explosion protection type: Pressurised enclosure “pxb”

25.000 kW, 10.000 V, 1500 rpm

Ex motor, explosion protection type: Pressurised enclosure “pxb”

30.000 kW, 10.000 V, 200 rpm

Safe drives for hazardous areas

Motors of the VEM type series are tested and certified in accordance with Directive 2014/34/EU (ATEX).
Our machines can be used in hazardous areas of Zones 1 and 2 as well as Zones 21 and 22, equipment class II, categories 2G (Gb), 3G (Gc), 2D (Db) and 3D (Dc).
Combinations of gas- and dust-protected Ex motors are possible by request

EU type-examination certificates are issued by the following test bodies:

  • Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt Braunschweig (Notified Body no. 0102)
  • IBExU Institut für Sicherheitstechnik GmbH Freiberg (Notified Body no. 0637)
  • DEKRA EXAM GmbH (Notified Body no. 0158)
  • CESI (Notified Body no. 0722)

Customer-specific motors which deviate from the VEM type series receive a Declaration of Conformity in accordance with Directive 2014/34/EU after testing.

Electronic Catalogue

The VEMeKAT is your selection tool for electric motors and drive solutions of VEM group.