They aim to commercialize in 2015. The feature of this motor is that it does not use rare earth. Instead, it uses amorphous metal. Amorphous metal is difficult to process, but they have developed a technology to make it possible.
Siemens (Germany) and ABB (Switzerland), the 2 major companies holding more than 10% of the industrial motors’ share. Hitachi aims to level with these companies.
Translated by Elena