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Intelligent motion drives

Motion technology fully integrated

The MicroFlex e100, MicroFlex e150and MotiFlex e180 are fully programmable in MINT and offer Ethernet connectivity, combined with on-board I/O and serial port for a simple HMI interface.

Motion programming can be used for a complete motion solution, or fo decentralised intelligence and a simpler PLC to achieve automation tasks.


ABB intelligent drives

Single axis solutions

Our motion drives offer a very cost competitive solution to simple single axis applications by integrating motion, logic, HMI interfacing and network connectivity. Easily solving applications requiring cut to length, infeed control, or point-to-point positioning.



Geared motion and CAMs

MicroFlex e150 and MotiFlex e180 also offer advanced MINT which features additional motion functions for flying shears, reciprocal CAM motion and spline interpolation.


Distributed motion drives

e100, e150 and e180 drive families can be used as distributed intelligent drives, where each axis acts autonomously to a degree, perfoming it's own motion tasks, but commanded by a central controller such as our AC500 PLC product line.

A choice of networks are available from which the drives can be controlled, such as Modbus TCP, EtherCAT and even Modbus RTU for lower cost.


Applications for ABB intelligent drives

For a overview of some of the many diverse applications our products are used in, see our solutions pages

ABB intelligent drives products

MotiFlex e180

  • AC servo drive
  • 3.0 A to 90 A (110% 60s )
  • 3.0 - 55A (200% 3s)
  • 180-528 VAC
  • MINT motion programming as standard
  • EtherCAT, POWERLINK, Ethernet/IP and Modbus TCP
  • Dual encoder input
  • STO SIL3 PLe



MicroFlex e150

  • AC servo drive
  • 3, 6 or 9 A
  • Single or three phase 105 - 250 VAC
  • EtherCAT®, Modbus/TCP and Ethernet/IP
  • Advanced MINT programming as standard

MicroFlex e100

  • AC servo drive
  • 3, 6 or 9 A
  • Single or three phase 105 - 250 VAC