Eaton Adds 600V PowerXL DG1 Drive |

Eaton Adds 600V PowerXL DG1 Drive

Eaton Adds 600V PowerXL DG1 Drive

July 15, 2015 - Eaton announced the 600V class for the PowerXL DG1 adjustable frequency drive. The PowerXL DG1 is a general-purpose drive that incorporates an energy control algorithm, extensive onboard industrial communication protocols and built-in harmonic reduction to help customers reduce the cost of using an adjustable frequency drive.

Designed for global commercial, industrial and original equipment manufacturer (OEM) customers, the Eaton engineered drive class is designed to help reduce energy consumption compared to traditional control methods, improve safety and support reliable operations that utilize 600V.

The 600V class completes the PowerXL DG1 family that Eaton offers, including 230V and 480V, to create a truly global drive family. Customers can now standardize using the PowerXL DG1 and benefit from the energy savings, reliability and ease of use.


“Global megatrends indicate there will be a substantial increase in the demand for improved efficiency, and adjustable speed motor control reduces energy consumption,” said Matt Callahan, product manager, Eaton. “By offering the PowerXL DG1 family of drives for all voltages, Eaton is helping to not only reduce energy usage, but also achieve better motor performance and system reliability – helping customers power their businesses more efficiently and safely.”

Eaton is a power management company with 2014 sales of $22.6 billion. Eaton provides energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. Eaton has approximately 102,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries.