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Schneider Electric extends its Altivar Process range to meet the needs of energy-intensive applications

May 17, 2018
Schneider Electric extends its Altivar Process range to meet the needs of energy-intensive applications

In stringent economic times, rising energy prices have an increasingly negative impact on production costs. This is seeing energy-intensive industries under increasing pressure to improve energy efficiency by adopting the best available technologies

With this in mind, Schneider Electric, the global specialist in energy management, has extended its range of Altivar Process drives to include a solution for energy-intensive applications in the oil & gas, and mining, minerals & metals sectors - the Altivar 960 – Variable Speed Drive.

Energy-efficient drive systems can assist energy-intensive sectors in several ways, says Marc Ramsay, Vice President for Schneider Electric Southern Africa, Industry Business. “They help to boost business performance by reducing commissioning time and considerably improving production uptime. Moreover, they are specifically tailored to optimise energy usage during production, which lowers costs, and reduces CO2 emissions.”

According to Ramsay, Schneider Electric customers are now able to use Altivar Process drives for applications and projects across the board. “From single-drive projects to the most complex multi-drive applications that have advanced load-sharing functions,  the Altivar 960 delivers.”

The Altivar range of drives was designed to service-oriented to deliver meaningful information to specialists that need it. “It connects to industrial networks, bringing process information right to the user, which is useful for optimising the individual industrial processes, such as conveyor belts in mines, pumps for an oil wells, or process cranes used in steelworks,” he adds 

Kindly see attached the detailed Altivar Process range press release and product image for your perusal.

About Schneider Electric 

Schneider Electric is leading the Digital Transformation of Energy Management and Automation in Homes, Buildings, Data Centers, Infrastructure and Industries. 

With global presence in over 100 countries, Schneider is the undisputable leader in Power Management – Medium Voltage, Low Voltage and Secure Power, and in Automation Systems. We provide integrated efficiency solutions, combining energy, automation and software.

In our global Ecosystem, we collaborate with the largest Partner, Integrator and Developer Community on our Open Platform to deliver real-time control and operational efficiency.

We believe that great people and partners make Schneider a great company and that our commitment to Innovation, Diversity and Sustainability ensures that Life Is On everywhere, for everyone and at every moment.


For more information, go to www.schneider-electric.co.za.V