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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

     

    The Modicon M580 ePAC and Safety PLC both use the same Modicon X80 I/O range and EcoStruxure™ Control expert (formerly known as "Unity Pro") software for programming and configuration. Process controllers (not safety Controllers) can also be applied as part of the EcoStruxure™ Hybrid DCS (formerly known as PES) system.



    Benefits

     

    Reduce time to market

    Design and commission systems quickly with EcoStruxure Control Expert
    Hardware and software modernization tools for fast, low-risk upgrades

    Improve Reliability and Sustainability

    • High availability with redundant CPUs (not safety) and intelligent power supplies to achieve close to zero downtime for critical applications
    • Configure and change on-the-fly (CCOF)
    • Add new RIO drops or new modules in the architecture
    • Hot swap modules
    • Modify channel configuration parameters, applications or change variables
    Manage Cybersecurity and Operating Risk

    • IPsec communications protocol
    • Achilles Level 2 certified Cybersecurity
    • Built-in monitoring of firmware and software integrity
    • SIL3 Common Safety Available
    Improve Productivity with High Performance

    • High level of computing power for increasingly data-intensive processes
    • up to 64 MB memory — typically 8 times more than legacy ranges
    • Application response time up to 10 times compared with legacy ranges
    Increase Operating Profitability due to Improved Access to Data

    • With a built-in Ethernet backbone, the M580 architecture interconnects all your devices and provides continuous communication flow to reap IIoT benefits
    • High performance 100 Mbps speed across the network

    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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