The new ACH550 AC drive family is said to feature easy installation, startup, and use. With a simple control panel modeled after a cell-phone design, a 1 to 500 horsepower range, and multiple modes of motor control, the drives provides users with flexibility across the full range of HVAC applications, the company says.

ABB Inc., Automation Technologies Drives and Motors, 16250 W. Glendale Drive, New Berlin, WI 53151; 262-785-3200; 262-785-3290 (fax);

Publication date: 01/05/2004