ABB's Industrial Drive Module Adds 230Vac Offering

April 7, 2011
New ACS850 provides industry, OEMs, with a compact package that greatly simplifies installation and use. Drive has embedded Safe-Torque-Off SIL3

ABB's drive module ACS850 has been expanded to include a 230Vac offering, available from ½ to 30 horsepower. The ACS850 features on-board safe-torque-off, a removable memory block, intelligent user interface with a series of assistant wizards, a built-in energy saving calculator and modular hardware and software. It also includes an advanced adaptation of ABB's exclusive high-performance motor-control platform, Direct Torque Control (DTC). The ABB industrial drive modules are designed for industrial machinery and applications such as extruders, cranes, mixers, web handling and converting, in the power range 1.5 to 600 hp at 480 Vac and now from ½ to 30 hp at 230 Vac.