Modicon M580 - ePac Controller

Ethernet Programmable Automation Controller for process & high availability solutions.

Modicon M580 ePAC is the innovative Ethernet Programmable Automation Controller that lets you drive productivity and boost performance while preparing for the future.

Modicon M580 - ePac Controller
  • Features

    The new high-end Modicon M580 Ethernet Programmable Automation Controller (ePAC) features Redundant Processors, native Ethernet, and cyber-security embedded in its core and brings:

    • Native Ethernet capabilities
    • High performance
    • High availability for processors & networks
    • Enhanced cyber-security
    • More flexibility in design and greater agility for your operations
    • Smooth modernization solutions


    Benefits

    Prepare your plant for the future:

    • With a built-in Ethernet backbone, the M580 architecture interconnects all your devices and provides continuous communication flow to reap IIoT benefits.
    • High level of computing power for increasingly data-intensive processes.

    Boost your productivity:

    • End-to-end 100 Mbps speed, from top to bottom
    • Application response time up by 10 times*
    • 64 MB memory — data capacity of up by 8 times*
      (*compared with legacy ranges)

    Reduce downtime:

    • Availability rate up to 99.9996%
    • Redundant CPUs
    • Intelligent redundant power suppy designed to dramatically extend life span (in Q2 2016)

    Protect your know-how:

    • IPsec communications protocol
    • Cyber-security certified (Achilles Level 2)
    • Encrypted password access
    • Strict supervision of firmware and software integrity
    • Easy to configure Cybersecurity features via the Unity Pro platform

    Evolve and scale your architectures without stopping the process:

    • Add new RIO drops or new modules in the architecture
    • Hotswap your modules — with automatic reconfiguration
    • Modify channel configuration parameters, application or change variables

    Invest in the long term:

    • Capitalize on Modicon's robust hardware platorm and Unity Pro engineering software efficiency
    • Migrate or modernize your installed base with a smooth transition to newer technology

    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, ...