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PowerFlex 40P AC Drives

PowerFlex® 40P AC Drives provide closed-loop control with an option for Category 3 Safe Torque-off in a compact and cost-effective design. This drive is designed to meet global OEM and end-user demands for flexibility, space savings and ease of use. It is a cost-effective solution for speed or basic position control of applications such as diverters, smart conveyors, packaging machines, and fiber-spinning machines.

  • Overview
  • Product Selection
  • Specifications
  • Software
  • Documentation
  • Resources


  • Power ratings:
    • 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
  • Optional IP30 NEMA/UL Type 1 conversion kit
  • V/Hz control, sensorless vector control, as well as process PID
  • Internal RS-485 and Common Industrial Protocol (CIP) communication
  • 4-digit display, 3 additional status indicators and scroll/reset button
  • Optional Remote Human Interface Modules (HIM) or PC interface for programming
  • Speed control with and without encoder feedback
  • Drive overload protection, ramp regulation, and flying start
  • Fiber application-specific features
  • 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 reduces development time

Available Safety Options

  • Safe Torque-Off option is certified at PLd/SIL2 Cat 3

Additional Information


PowerFlex 40P Technical Data22D-TD001


  • CE (240 and 480V Ratings)
  • C-Tick
  • cUL
  • TÜV FS ISO/EN13849-1 (EN954-1) with Safe Torque-Off option
  • 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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  • Premier integration of Studio 5000 Logix Designer and PowerFlex® Drives
    • Reduces drive system development time by as much as 70%
    • Allows you to configure controller and drive network connections at the same time
    • Allows you to dynamically select drive parameters transmitted as network I/O
    • Offers continued use of Drive Tools™ SP software via import and export functionality
    • Includes built-in drive diagnostic, fault, alarm, and event information
    • Provides one package to configure your entire Logix system
    • Offers integrated drive profiles that reduce system development time
  • DriveTools SP Software
    • Family of software tools
    • Easy online and offline programming
    • RSLinx® connectivity
    • Includes DriveExecutive™ and DriveObserver™ software
  • Drive Software Feature Comparison [PDF]

Learn More

Additional software products are available from Rockwell Software.


PowerFlex Family of Low Voltage AC Drives BrochurePFLEX-BR008
PowerFlex DSI Communication Adapters Product Profile22COMM-PP001
PowerFlex 40P Product Profile22D-PP001
PowerFlex Low Voltage Selection GuidePFLEX-SG002
PowerFlex 40P Technical Data22D-TD001
PowerFlex 40P Quick Start22D-QS001
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Product Certifications

See our Product Certification site for Declarations of Conformity, certificates and other certification details.

Configuration & Selection Tools

Other Resources

  • Drives Support — Support resources for all drive products.
  • Safety Automation Builder — Streamline safety system design, including safety system layout, product selection, and safety analysis to help meet machinery safety performance level (PL) requirements established by ISO 13849-1.
  • Safety Resource Center — Access current safety-related white papers, videos, presentations, simulations, calculators, and other tools.
  • Knowledgebase — Visit our online resource for technical information, support chat and forums, software updates, and product safety advisories/notices.