Schneider Electric upgrades its motor management solutions

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  • Holistic motor management solution approach improves efficiency and reduces costs for specifiers, panel builders, facility managers, machine builders and subcontractors
  • New framework reduces time and risk when designing, selecting and operating engine applications on industrial networks

MISSISSAUGA, ON — Schneider-Electric, a leader in the digital transformation of energy management and automation, is evolving its motor management solutions. The holistic approach delivers performance optimization, better return on investment, as well as whole-plant efficiency and sustainability.

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Engines are critical assets at the heart of all industrial operations. On average, they consume between 60 and 95% of a plant’s electrical energy. Improving process, operating or motor efficiency results in increased productivity, durability and reliability. Schneider Electric motor management solutions drive efficiencies from plant design and construction to operation and maintenance by digitally unifying energy and automation management systems .

The new comprehensive portfolio of offers, including the AltivarMT ATS 480 soft starter, is not limited to motor control and protection. This unique all-in-one offering delivers new levels of efficiency across the plant, extending to overall plant capital expenditure (CAPEX) and operating expenditure (OPEX). The solution also integrates the business expertise of Schneider Electric to adapt its architecture according to the specific market and its challenges. This creates an application with greater electrical design and simulation capabilities, as well as dedicated digital tools.

By using motor management solutions from Schneider Electric, customers can expect:

  • 40% time saving on selection and quote
  • 25% time saving on installation
  • 50% reduction in engine downtime
  • 40% cost optimization for motor control management
  • 50% energy savings (compared to direct line motor starters)

“Sustainability is at the heart of our raison d’être at Schneider Electric. We leverage our extensive expertise to design and build highly efficient, durable and comprehensive solutions that are specific to our customers’ needs,” said Warren Ma, SVP Industrial Control & Drives at Schneider Electric. “Our motor management solutions help customers reduce project costs, time and system footprint by optimizing your system devices and components. We ensure the quality of plant power and increase your confidence in motor control and protection by reducing the risk of failure.

The Altivar™ ATS480 soft starter

The Altivar™ ATS480 soft starter is part of the new motor management offering, marking the next evolution of soft starters with a view to digitization. The ATS480 reduces engineering time and costs with simplified power and plant architecture selection and optimization, as well as securing operations with cybersecurity best practices, troubleshooting number of problems and the provision of constant assistance.

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The ATS480 is designed to address processes and infrastructure, simplify project execution and maximize your application availability, even in the most demanding environments. It builds on the proven ruggedness and start/stop performance extending the life of the ATS48 equipment and preserving your initial investment by reusing the current design.

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