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Control upgrade

Cost-efficient lifetime extension for your drive 

Control upgrade ensures full life cycle services for your legacy drive by removing all concerned SW/HW components. Investment costs and process downtime are minimized with engineered solution fulfilling your needs.


  • Secured operational reliability - With a control upgrade your process continues to operate with the highest reliability provided by the latest control platform and replacement of ageing components.

  • Ensured life cycle services - After a control upgrade all services, including spare parts, technical support and training, are available for your drive again.

  •  Enhanced maintainability - Control upgrade enables remote support capabilities through modern technology and has improved fault logging for troubleshooting purposes.

  • Increased lifetime - Control upgrades are customized solutions which are adapted to your needs with the lowest possible impact to the drive’s system environment.

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ABB drive control upgrade service delivery

Check drive status

Your MV drive is reaching or has reached limited or obsolete life cycle status. It is time to modernize your drive to continue efficient operation.

Contact your local ABB

ABB will help to assess your system and provide a solution covering the upgrade of the control and any maintenance the system needs to ensure efficient operation.

Create engineering solution with ABB

Control upgrade is engineered to match the original or new system configuration. External components do not require any updates.

Schedule installation

The control upgrade can be combined with other maintenance tasks in order to avoid the need for further shutdowns.

Installation and commissioning

New control is supplied as a tested modular package to minimize the installation time. The new system is commissioned and tested by ABB to match the defined requirements.

Continue efficient operation

Control upgrade is supplied with a warranty. The system is restored to the classic life cycle phase with all services available, including spare parts, training and technical support.

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