National Unitary Company Elektrodvigatel (Mogilev) has launched the serial production of EFF2 energy-saving engines, Vice Director Fedor Trofimovich told Interfax.
The source specified, that these engines will help save 0.5 kWh daily. This year such engines will account for 30-35% of the output, he added.
Elektrodvigatel produces various modifications of three-phase motors with short-circuited rotors AIR series with the capacity ranging from 0.12 to 15 kW, mono-phase motors with short-circuited rotors AIR series with the capacity ranging from 0.12 to 2.2 kW as well as three-phase and mono-phase asynchronous motors AIS series. The motors meet CENELEC (DIN) standards and are meant for the European Union market.
The company also offers explosion-protected motors 4BP, 4BC series in high-strength aluminium shells for the petrochemical and gas industries. The motors' explosion protection level is 1ExdeII BT4. The fulcrum pin height of the motors equals 100 and 112 mm, wattage - 1.5-5.5 kW and 5-7.5 kW.
Elektrodvigatel also produces electric acoustical signal devices for alarm systems and a wide range of consumer goods, including electric juicers, polyphonic door bells, electric sharpeners, home desktop machine tools, household electric pumps, and other household goods.
All the certifiable products meet requirements of the Russian and Belarusian safety standards and ISO 9000-2000.
Elektrodvigatel plant was founded in 1945.
In January 2008 the company produced BYR 6.7 billion worth of goods, or 15.2% up on the year. Consumer goods output rose by 11% to reach BYR 1.4 billion. Exports grew 30.6% to $2.8 million.
Certified goods accounted for 98% of the output in 2008, and the share of new goods was 42.3%.