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Life cycle management

Update for the year 2016

ABB low-voltage products are classified in four different product phases. These are outlined in the picture on the right, for your ease of knowledge.

Summary of main changes in this releases split in the tabs below.

For electronic relays and controls, connection, sensors and safety products see details in attached list.

Our products

Arc Guard systems
Circuit breaker
Motor starters and Contactors
Soft starters
Switches and Fusegear

Arc Guard systems

  • TVOC change to Limited in July 2016.

Circuit breakers

  • Emax new UL E1-6 will change to Classic phase from January 2017.
  • Emax new UL X1 will be available for sale up to end of June 2016.
  • Megamax F1-5 will be available for sale up to end of December 2016.
  • Tmax T1 IEC will be available for sale up to end of December 2016 (excluding PV and Enel version).
  • Isomax S3-S6 will be available for sale up to end of December 2016 (excluding 1000V and Enel version).
  • Isol Z63-800 MM & Fusol /MM FZ160-250-630 MM will be available for sales up to end of December 2016.
  • PR010/T will change to Limited phase from January 2017.

Motor starters and Contactors

  • Contactors EK110-EK370 4 Pole change to classic phase in July 2016.
  • Contactor AF110RT changed to classic phase in January 2017.
  • Contactor AF110B…RT…AF300B…RT change to classic phase in January 2017.
  • Contactor AF110B…AF300B change to classic phase  in January 2017.
  • TOL TA110DU-V1000 will be available for sales up to June 2016.
  • TOL TA200DU-V1000 will be available for sales up to June 2016.
  • TOL TA450DU/SU will be available for sales up to June 2016.
  • TOL TA450DU/SU-V1000 will be available for sales up to June 2016.
  • EOL E140DU will be available for sales up to June 2016.
  • For contactor up to 100A see attached list.

Soft starters

  • PST changed to Classic phase in January 2016.
  • PSS will change to Classic phase in January 2017.
  • PSTB will change to Classic phase in July 2016.

Switches and Fusegear

  • OS32–1250 with extra thick silver coated terminals will change to Obsolete in January 2017.
  • OS200–400 with special terminations (excluding LR and BB versions, which remain in Active phase) will change to Obsolete in January 2017 (few versions to Limited).
  • OT160E will change to Obsolete in July 2016 (selected versions to Limited and to Obsolete in January 2017).
  • OETL1000 – 3150 will change to Limited in January 2017 (slow moving versions to Obsolete).
  • Large aluminum enclosed switches >125A (made by SECEW) changed to Obsolete in December 2015.
  • OT deep drawn metallic enclosed switches changed to Classic in July 2016 and will change to Obsolete in January 2017.
  • OTP & OTE with PG cable entries changed to Classic in January 2016 and will change to Obsolete in January 2017.
  • Plastic enclosed switches, front operated SECEW versions changed to Classic in January 2016 and will change to Obsolete in January 2017.
  • OTU bulk packed versions changed to Classic in January 2016 and will change to Obsolete in January 2017.
  • OSTL special change over switches changed Obsolete in January 2016.
  • OFAA_H & OFAM_AM fuses will remain in Limited phase as long as fuses are available from stock (estimated up to April 2016).
  • OESL pre-charge switches will change to Limited in January 2018.
  • KORC current transformers changed to obsolete in April 2016.

Remarks:

Product phases classification could be different in the various countries.
The indications herewith given are valid for all countries, except China and India.

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