Schneider Electric, a global specialist in energy management and automation, has launched the first wave of its new Altivar Process 660 Drive System.

The new Altivar Process variable speed drives provide integrated safety and automation functions that meet the requirements of demanding applications with a smaller footprint. The drives include various optional communication cards available for seamless integration into main automation architectures.

Altivar Process drives feature numerous configurable I/O as standard to facilitate adaptation to specific applications. They offer a plug and play solution, where parameters are preset in the factory to the desired configuration, helping to save process control and operating time.

The variable speed drives combine the reliability, flexibility and ease of use of the Altivar drives family with tested drive system designs to provide a solution for a variety of drilling markets. 

Additional features of the Altivar Process 660 Drive Systems include:

  • Range of 1 to 125 horsepower at 460V, 1 to 60 horsepower at 230V
  • Type 1, Type 12, and Type 3R enclosures
  • Integration of ATV630 drive into enclosed packaged system with protections, controls, optional contactors, etc.
  • Multiple power options including input and output filtering, bypass, disconnect, etc.

The new Altivar Process 660 Drive System is now available.

Schneider Electric is a global specialist in energy management and automation. With revenues of $30 billion in fiscal year 2014, its 170,000 employees serve customers in more than 100 countries, helping them to manage their energy and process in ways that are safe, reliable, efficient and sustainable. For more information, visit to