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Modicon M580 - ePac Controller

Ethernet Programmable Automation & Safety PLC for process, high availability & safety stand-alone solutions

Part of Modicon

Modicon M580 ePAC is the controller which can help hybrid manufacturers achieve better, measurable*, earlier ROI and Up to 100% returns on their project investments in less than three months.

Modicon M580 Safety configuration with the full safety rack
  • Features

    Modicon M580 is the world’s first ePAC – with Ethernet built right into its core. Its gives you the power to design your automation architecture without constraint, by allowing to mix your remote and distributed I/O on the same network. You capitalize on X80 modules to reduce your maintenance and training costs and benefit from the latest technology and standards.

    Modicon M580 - ePAC is the controller of choice for our collaborative and integrated automation architecture, PlantStruxure.

    Develop, implement, and operate a process with all the benefits of open networking:

    • MORE visibility of key process data and events
    • MORE transparency and consistency of information
    • MORE capacity for data traffic

    The high-end Modicon M580 Ethernet Programmable Automation Controller (ePAC) features redundant controllers, new stand-alone safety controllers (safety PLC) with native Ethernet, and cybersecurity embedded in its core. It brings:

    • Native Ethernet capabilities
    • High performance
    • High availability for processors & networks
    • Common Safety SIL3 rating available (with M580 Safety PLC and Safety X80 I/Os including safety power supplies)
    • Enhanced cyber-security
    • More flexibility in design and greater agility for your operations
    • Smooth modernization solutions


    Benefits

    Achieve a more productive and efficient process

    By embedding standard unmodified Ethernet right into its core, Modicon M580 offers you more transparency, flexibility and openness so you can access the right production information at the right time, and achieve a more productive and efficient process.

    Performant:

    • Data management speed up to twice
    • Timestamping less than 1 millisecond

    Innovative:

    • Open Ethernet backbone
    • High-tech PAC
    • High precision
    • Safety designed for future
    • Energy efficiency enabling
    • Cyber secure built-in

    Easy and flexible:

    • Design your architecture without constraints
    • Modify your process and architecture in run
    • Diagnose remotly
    • Reduce your development costs

    Sustainable:

    • Secure investments

    Applications

    Medium to Large process applications:

    • Water and Waste Water plants: WWTP, Pumping, desalination…
    • Food and Beverage: Liquid Food, Dairy, Confectionary, Pet Food…
    • Mining Metal Minerals: Mining water treatment, Cement, Conveyors…
    • Hydro Power: Small/Medium/Large plants…
    • O&G: Midstream
    • Transportation: Metro, Tunnels, Airports…
    • OEM Process: Material Handling, turbo machinery, ...
    • Process & Machine Safety functions like Emergency Shut Down, Fire & Gas, Burner or Boilier Managment, Control Access for safety machines

    Gallery

    • Modicon M580 Safety configuration with the full safety rack
    • Modicon M580 Safety configuration with the full safety rack
    • Modicon M580 Safety configuration with a mix of standard X80 & Safety I/O

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