Product News: Schneider Electric’s Altivar Process 6000 drive

Aug. 27, 2019
Claims to improve process performance and asset management.

Schneider Electric launched its Altivar Process 6000 (ATV6000) medium-voltage service-oriented drive. The ATV6000 is a smart, connected product that can help optimize businesses by enabling process optimization, improving energy management, enhancing asset management and providing a tailored engineering solution, according to Schneider Electric, which is working with UL and expects to have a listing by December.

Equipped with Schneider Electric's EcoStruxure Asset Advisor, the ATV6000 provides a unique solution to optimize the operation and maintenance of installations, according to its maker. It enables businesses to plug into the IIoT to manage maintenance tasks on assets with preventive and predictive management based on real-time assessments and predictive analytics.

"Our customers are focused on reducing energy consumption and operating costs, while still meeting their production goals," said Garrett Abbott-Frey, US enclosed senior drive offer manager, Schneider Electric. "Connected solutions like the Altivar Process 6000 offer sustainable efficiency without adding additional costs so users can monitor energy usage and optimize their overall operation."

The ATV6000 with EcoStruxure Asset Advisor transforms data into insights to help run operations more efficiently and safer, with greater availability and increased profits, according to Schneider, which claims the service-oriented drive delivers greater energy management through smart data collection, real time performance information and lifetime energy monitoring to reduce consumption.   

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