FAQ Focus on the ACS580 Drive



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This month’s focus is:

4 FAQs about the ACS580 Drive:

The ACS580 is part of ABB’s all-compatible drives portfolio – what does this mean?
Every drive should bring benefits and increase your business’s competitiveness. The design of all-compatible drives offers simplification of the selection process, set-up and commissioning. All the essential features are built in as standard. Just buy the drive, plug it in and run it.


How does it save me energy?
Using the drive not only optimises the energy consumption of the electric motor by helping you to use the exact amount of energy to run your motor at the optimum power and speed for your process. It even has built in energy efficiency calculators so that you can continue to analyse and optimise your whole process.

What applications can it be used for?
The design of the wall-mounted ACS580 means it can control a wide range of variable and constant torque applications. This includes pumps, fans, conveyors and mixers as well as process control in a broad range of industry.

Its robust design also means it is suitable for use in harsh environmental conditions

I’m not sure how to select the right drive?
Contact one of our technical team and we will talk you through which drive is suitable for your application.

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