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Can the M340 or M580 backplanes be mounted in a vertical fashion?

Published date: 21 August 2019

Issue:
I have minimal space available in my panel. Can the M340 / M580 backplanes be mounted in a vertical fashion?

Product Line:
Modicon M340
Modicon M580
Modicon X80 IO

Environment:
EcoStruxure Control Expert
Unity Pro

Resolution:
No, M340 / M580 / X80 product familty can not be mounted vertically. This practice is not supported.

The BMXXBP- and BMEXBP- backplanes have to be mounted in a horizontal fashion to facilitate proper ventaltion and cooling.
 


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