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Modicon M580 - ePac Controller - Ethernet Programmable Automation controller & Safety PLC

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

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 - ePac Controller - Ethernet Programmable Automation controller & Safety PLC
  • 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.

    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

    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

    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