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PowerFlex 40 AC Drives

PowerFlex® 40 AC Drives provide OEMs, machine builders, and end users with performance-enhancing motor control in an easy-to-use compact package. These  drives feature sensorless vector control to meet low-speed torque demands. With flexible enclosure options, and simple programming, they can be installed and configured quickly. We also have packaged drives that provide additional control, power, and enclosure options in standardized designs.

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  • Product Selection
  • Specifications
  • Software
  • Documentation
  • Resources

Features

  • Power ratings:
    • 100...120V: 0.4...1.1 kW / 0.5...1.5 Hp / 2.3...6 A
    • 200...240V: 0.4...7.5 kW / 0.5...10 Hp / 2.3...33 A
    • 380...480V: 0.4...11 kW / 0.5...15 Hp / 1.4...24 A
    • 500...600V: 0.75...11 kW / 1...15 Hp / 1.7...19 A
  • IP20 NEMA/UL Type Open, plate drive, flange mount, IP66 NEMA/UL Type 4X/12, and DIN rail
  • Optional IP30 NEMA/UL Type 1 conversion kit
  • Ambient temperatures up to 50 °C (122 °F) permitted with minimal spacing between drives
  • Zero Stacking™ Drives for ambient temperatures up to 40 °C (104°F)
  • V/Hz and sensorless vector control, as well as process PID
  • Integral RS-485 communication
  • Optional serial converter module for use with any controller with DF1 messaging
  • Optional DeviceNet™, ControlNet™, and EtherNet/IP™, Profibus DP, BACnet™, and LonWorks® communication modules
  • Drive overload protection, ramp regulation, and flying start
  • StepLogic® allows operation as an independent position controller
  • Configuration and programming via integral LCD keypad, remote keypad, or software
  • Premier Integration with PowerFlex® AC drives uses the Logix control platform to simplify parameter and tag programming and reduce development time

Packaged Drive Options

  • Power options include circuit breaker, fused disconnect, bypass, and input fuses
  • Output relay and transformer control options
  • Door-mounted human interface module (HIM), hand/off/auto selector switch, status pilot lights, and speed potentiometer

Additional Information

  • Premier Integration of the Studio 5000™ Logix Designer application and PowerFlex® drives reduces development time by providing profiles, parameters and standardized tags, as well as copy and paste programming to simplify configuring multiple drives.
  • Our industry expertise in Drives Systems Solutions can help you maximize machine availability and minimize project risk.
  • Intelligent Motor Control Solutions can protect your investment, help optimize productivity and improve uptime.
  • The Integrated Architecture system provides the foundation to drive plantwide optimization efficiently and effectively.
  • Our Connected Components solution provides a design toolkit, programming software, and all the right products bundled together to help you more quickly design and develop machines.

Specifications

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PowerFlex 4/40 Technical Data22-TD001

Certifications


  • CE
  • C-Tick
  • cUL
  • UL
  • RoHS

Certifications apply when product is marked. See our Product Certification site for Declarations of Conformity, certificates and other certification details.

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Software

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Documentation

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PowerFlex Family of Low Voltage AC Drives BrochurePFLEX-BR008
PowerFlex DSI Communication Adapters Product Profile22COMM-PP001
PowerFlex 40 Standard Drives Product Profile22-PP001
PowerFlex Standard Drives Low Voltage Selection GuidePFLEX-SG002
PowerFlex 4/40 Standard Drives Technical Data22-TD001
PowerFlex 40 Configured AC Drives Installation Instructions23B-IN001
PowerFlex 40 Standard Drives Quick Start22B-QS001
PowerFlex 40 Adjustable Frequency AC Drive User Manual22B-UM001
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Product Certifications

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Configuration & Selection Tools

Other Resources

  • Drives Support — Support resources for all drive products.
  • Knowledgebase — Visit our online resource for technical information, support chat and forums, software updates, and product safety advisories/notices.