Interview With a Product: Schneider Electric's M-Flex Enclosed Drive Controller

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Welcome to Interview With a Product. This weekly Q&A will feature some of your favorite products uncensored and without their packaging. Today, our interviewee is the M-Flex Enclosed Drive Controller from Schneider Electric. Thanks for joining us.

Schneider Electric M-Flex Enclosed Drive Controller: Greetings.

Plant Services: So what exactly do you do?

S: I feature the Altivar 61/71 adjustable frequency power converter.

PS: What sets you apart from the competition?

S: I am available in two different ratings: constant torque and variable torque. The constant torque is a heavy-duty rating with 150% current limit. The variable torque is a standard-duty rating with 110% current limit.

PS: Interesting. Tell us more about yourself.

S: I am available in Type 1 general purpose or Type 12/ 12K drip-/dust-proof enclosures in integrated or barriered designs.

PS: Why should someone buy you?

S: I provide a circuit breaker disconnect and enough room for power peripherals, including isolation and bypass contactors, all within the same enclosure.

PS: Tell us more about Schneider Electric.

S: From 1836 to today, Schneider Electric has transformed itself into the global specialist in energy management. Starting from its roots in the iron and steel industry, heavy machinery, and ship building, it moved into electricity and automation management.

PS: And now it's time for a fun question. What is your worst quality?

S: I always have to be in control.

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