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NEW ABB ACQ580 drives for water and wastewater

Posted on March 10th, 2017

The new ABB ACQ580 variable speed drives for water offer high enclosure, low energy consumption and continuous, reliable motor control when pumping water. The drive is designed to secure water and wastewater flow in municipal utilities, industrial wastewater facilities, desalination plants and irrigation environments. Key benefits include built-in pump application functionalities such as sensorless flow calculation, multipump control, level control, soft pipe fill, dry run protection, and has quick ramps and a solution for keeping the impeller of the pump clean. Usability is enhanced with the intuitive Hand-Off-Auto control panel and the PC tool Drive composer. The built-in energy calculator visualizes the energy savings achieved with the usage of the drive. The drive controls virtually any kind of motor including an IE4 synchronous reluctance motor. Connectivity is supported by a wide range of fieldbus protocols.