AC Induction motors (ACIM) are used extensively in industrial applications due to their high durability and economical cost. From consumer to industrial products, ACIMs are used in almost every industrial application and account for more than half of the total consumed Industrial energy. Therefore, motor efficiency using sophisticated electronic control has become crucial.

With increasing strict regulations and growing demand for high energy savings, industrial drives systems can use onsemi’s innovative product portfolio of MOSFETs, IGBTs, intelligent power modules (IPM), and power integrated modules (PIMS) to achieve high efficiency. In contrast, our high-precision analog technology helps achieve accurate speed, torque, and motion control of the motor.

Designing an efficient and reliable Industrial drive solution can become complex and take a long time to develop, but our motor development kits (MDK) make it easy and quick. The MDKs are comprehensive prototyping platforms consisting of a Universal Controller Board (UCB) that connects to an expanding variety of Power Boards to create quick-start platforms to run your motor. These allow you to test, evaluate, and optimize your system rapidly before designing any hardware.

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1kW 600V Industrial Motor Control Power Board with Compact Intelligent Power Module (IPM)

The SECO-1KW-MCTRL-GEVB is an AC grid compatible complete reference design for three-phase motor drives, featuring the 600V NFAQ1060L36T intelligent power module (IPM) in a DIPS6 package and an interleaved PFC controlled by NCP1632.

4kW 650V Industrial Motor Control Power Board with Compact Intelligent Power Module (IPM)

The SECO-4KW-65SPM31-GEVB is a reference design for three-phase motor drives featuring the NFAM5065L4B 650 V Intelligent Power Module in a DIP39 package. It is rated for 400 VDC input, delivering up to 1 kW continuous power, with the capability of delivering up to 4 kW power for a short period of time or by adding a heatsink.


Evaluation Boards and Development Kits for Intelligent Power Modules (IPMs)

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Technical Documents

Application Notes for Intelligent Power Modules (IPMs)

Intelligent Power Modules contain power switches and gate drivers in one module. In addition to the popular three-phase inverter modules, ON Semiconductor offers 2-in-1 PFC modules, which combine the PFC driver stage with a three-phase inverter.

Application Notes for Gate Drivers

The portfolio of Gate Drivers from ON Semiconductor includes GaN, IGBT, FET, MOSFET, H-Bridge MOSFET, and SiC MOSFET inverting and non-inverting drivers ideal for switching applications. ON Semiconductor Gate Drivers provide features and benefits that include High system efficiency high reliability, High Current Output at IGBT Miller Plateau Voltages, Short Propagation Delays with Accurate Matching, High Transient & Electromagnetic Immunity, DESAT with Soft Turn Off, Active Miller Clamp and Negative Gate Voltage, Shorted Field Protection Duty Cycle, and Self Clearing, among others.

Intelligent Power Module (IPM) Overview and Product Selection Guide

This application note provides an overview of the different IPM package families, to facilitate the module selection for a specific application and power range.

Gate Drive Optimization for SiC MOSFETs

This application note critical design requirements related to optimal gate-drive design for maximizing switching performance of SiC MOSFETs.

Using NCP51561 to Efficiently Drive SiC MOSFETs