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PowerFlex 525 AC Drives

PowerFlex® 525 AC Drives feature an innovative, modular design to support fast and easy installation and configuration. This next generation of compact drives offers embedded EtherNet/IP™ communications, USB programming, and standard safety features. PowerFlex 525 drives, which offer a power rating of 0.4...22 kW (0.5...30 Hp) with global voltage classes of 100...600V, provide a variety of motor control and flexible mounting options. PowerFlex 525 AC drives operate at temperatures as high as 70 °C (158 °F), and they are ideal for applications such as conveyors, fans, pumps, and mixers.

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  • Specifications
  • Software
  • Documentation
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Features

  • Power ratings:
    • 100...120V: 0.4…1.1 kW / 0.5…1.5 Hp / 2.5…6 A
    • 200...240V: 0.4…15 kW / 0.5…20 Hp / 2.5…62.1 A
    • 380...480V: 0.4…22 kW / 0.5…30 Hp / 1.4…43 A
    • 525...600V: 0.4…22 kW / 0.5…30 Hp / 0.9…32 A
  • Modular design features an innovative, removable control core that allows simultaneous installation and configuration
  • Offers a wide range of motor control, including volts per hertz, sensorless vector control, and closed loop velocity vector control
  • Embedded EtherNet/IP™ supports seamless integration into the Logix environment and EtherNet/IP networks
  • Supports faster drive configuration using a standard USB interface
  • Dynamic LCD human interface module (HIM) supports multiple languages and features descriptive QuickView™ scrolling text
  • Helps you reduce energy costs with Economizer mode, energy monitoring features
  • IP20 NEMA/UL Type Open, IP30 NEMA/UL Type 1 (with optional kit), DIN rail (frames A,B and C)
  • Supports faster configuration with application-specific parameter groups in the AppView™ tool for applications such as conveyors, mixers, pumps, and fans
  • Lets you save custom configurations in the CustomView™ tool
  • Operates in high ambient temperatures as high as 50 °C (122 °F), or as high as 70 °C (158 °F) with current derating when using a control module fan kit
  • Offers compact footprint relative to its power range and Zero Stacking™ mounting with 50 mm air-flow gap

Embedded Safety Features

  • Safe Torque-Off feature is certified at PLd/SIL2 Cat 3. Removes rotational power to the motor without removing power from the drive for faster start-up after a demand on the safety system.

Additional Information

  • Explore the capabilities of our PowerFlex 525 AC Drives through the Virtual Brochure.
  • 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 Midrange Architecture System includes a series of small controllers that expands the Integrated Architecture application. This provides you with a single control platform that includes the performance and connectivity you need across your enterprise.

Specifications

TitleNumberDownload
PowerFlex 520-Series AC Drive Technical Data520-TD001

Certifications


  • ACS 156
  • ATEX
  • CE
  • C-Tick
  • cUL
  • TUV
  • UL
  • GOST-R
  • KCC
  • Lloyd’s Register
  • RoHs
  • SEMI F47

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

  • 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
  • Use Connected Components Workbench software with Microsoft Visual Studio® technology to program your PowerFlex® Drives.

Learn More

Additional software products are available from Rockwell Software.

Documentation

TitleNumberDownload
PowerFlex 525 Brochure520-BR001
PowerFlex Family of Low Voltage AC Drives BrochurePFLEX-BR008
Global Short Circuit Current Ratings Product ProfileSCCR-PP001
PowerFlex Low Voltage Selection GuidePFLEX-SG002
PowerFlex 525 AC Drive Technical Data520-TD001
PowerFlex 520-Series Adjustable Frequency AC Drive Quick Start Guide520-QS001
PowerFlex 525 Adjustable Frequency AC Drive User Manual520-UM001
PowerFlex 525 DeviceNet Adapter User Manual520COM-UM002
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Product Certifications

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

Configuration & Selection Tools

Firmware Updates

You can flash update the firmware for the PowerFlex® 525 AC Drive by using a standard USB cable. Visit the Drives Support section to download PowerFlex 525 AC Drive Firmware.

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.