Motors & Motion
Schneider Electric to provide Altivar 212 variable speed drive
By Alyssa Dalton
September 8, 2011 – The new Altivar 212 from Schneider Electric claims to deliver variable speed drive, and provide control panel builders with energy efficient and economical solutions for pump and fan applications up to 480V, it says. According to Schneider, the new AC drives adjust motor speed to the required flow of air or fluids, reducing energy costs by 50%. Additional features include: the drive’s local/remote button and embedded communications (Modbus, Apogee FLN P1, Metasys N2, BacNet) and LonWorks available via option cards.