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Life cycle management

Update for 2019/06

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.
Detailed LCM information can be found in the LCM status plan at the bottom of this page.

Our products

Breakers
Switches & Fusegear
Motor starters & Contactors
Interface products
Safety Products
Power Protection
Retrofit Solutions

Breakers

•Tmax T1-T2-T3/UL will change to Obsolete phase from Jan. 2020 and will be available for sales up to Dec.2019
•Tmax Ts3-T4/UL will change to Obsolete phase from Jan. 2021 and will be available for sales up to Dec.2020
•Emax X1B-N will change to Obsolete phase from Jul. 2020 and will be available for sales up to Jun.2020
•Megamax spares availability will be guaranteed up to end of Dec.2019

 

Switches & Fusegear


  • SLBM to Obsolete 1.1.2020 – Last buy 31.12.2019
  • OETL 1000…3150 limited types to obsolete 1.1.2020, Last buy 31.12.2019
  • Cewe ND CDC range to Classic 1.7.2019 and Obsolete 1.1.2020, Last buy 30.11.2019
  • OTDC315E_…OTDC800E_ and OTDC250US_...OTDC600US to Classic 1.1.2019, to Obsolete1.1.2020, Last buy 30.11.2019 
    • OTDC315F_...OTDC630F_ and OTDC250UF…OTDC600UF_ to replace
  • EOH Heavy Safety Switches to Classic 1.1.2019 and to Obsolete 30.6.2019
    • Spec Setter Heavy-duty safety switch range to replace
  • OTPA Standalone enclosures to Classic 1.1.2019
  • Painted steel sheet enclosures IP54 to be replaced with IP65 variants 1.1.2019
  • OTM200…1600_C_D to Classic 1.1.2019   
    • OX_200…1600 (TruONE) to replace
     

Motor starters & Contactors

Motor starters & Contactors up to 100 A

Installation contactors

  • The conversion continues from old ESB to new ESB (ESB..N) range. The old range willchange to LIMITED phase Jan 2020

Motor starters & Contactors above 100 A

  • EK110 … EK370 selected coils will change to LIMITED phase from Jan 2020
  • EH550 … EH1200 selected coils will change to LIMITED phase from Jan 2020

Motor controllers

  • Configuration tool FIM UMC entered ACTIVE phase in 2019

Interface products

  • CR-M / CR-P complete types entered ACTIVE phase in 2019
  • CC range (signal converters) change to OBSOLETE phase from July 2019

Safety Products

  • Products with AS-i communication interface will change to CLASSIC phase from Jan 2020.
  • Part of Quick-Guard fencing system will change to CLASSIC phase from Jan 2020.
  • Part of pre-assembled JSHD4 will change to CLASSIC phase from Jan 2020.
  • Spot 10 will change to LIMITED phase from Jan 2020.
  • Vital 2 and 3 will change to LIMITED phase from Jan 2020.
  • Tina 5A will change to LIMITED phase from Jan 2020.

Logic relays

  • Logic relays will change to LIMITED phase from July 2019.

Power Protection

  • Power protection products have been included

Retrofit Solutions

  • Retrofit Solutions have been included

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