PowerFlex 7000 Drive System with ArcShield Technology

Our PowerFlex® 7000 Drive System with ArcShield™ technology is the first arc resistant medium voltage drive with full regeneration capabilities. The arc resistant system is certified to meet the most comprehensive set of global arc resistant standards. This system provides an arc fault rating up to 50 kA and meets Type 2B accessibility protection standards.

PowerFlex 7000 Drive System with ArcShield Technology
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  • Includes rated voltages of 2.4 kV, 3.3 kV, and 4.16 kV, with motor current up to 430 A for synchronous or induction motors
  • Fully integrated CENTERLINE® starter with ArcShield and PowerFlex 7000 drive combination
  • Provides Type 2B accessibility protection up to 50 kA arc rating:
    • Protects personnel while in front, at the side, and at the rear of the enclosure
    • Maintains arc protection when the low voltage door is open for maintenance purposes
  • Provides patented ventilation system technology to prevent arc flash energy from escaping through cooling air intake and exhaust vents
  • Includes EtherNet/IP™ networking communications which provide full integration with Logix control platform
  • Four quadrant operation makes this drive system a more capable energy management solution compared to other technologies
  • Meets arc resistant standards IEEE C37.20.7, CSA C22.2 No. 22-11, IEC 62271-200, IEC 62447-2, EEMAC G14-1


Additional Information

  • PowerFlex 7000 Medium Voltage Drive with ArcShield Technology — Watch this video to see how the PowerFlex 7000 drive system can help reduce exposure to electrical hazards.
  • Understanding the current risk level of one machine or an entire plant floor is a huge task and many companies do not know where to begin, but we can help.
    • Safety assessments help you comply with current and emerging standards by providing consulting services for safety critical controls. Once a safety assessment is complete, you are provided with complete documentation and remediation suggestions.
    • An Arc Flash Analysis helps identify issues that may lead to an arc flash or blast
  • Learn how the information from our portfolio of Intelligent Motor Control can position you to make better operating decisions, improve system performance, and gain operation efficiencies.
  • Protect your people, productivity, and environment with our integrated Safety Solutions.



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PowerFlex 7000 drives incorporate Intelligent Motor Control information and communication capabilities and an intuitive, easy-to-use, color touchscreen operator interface to monitor and control your processes.

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

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Product Certifications

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