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Freedom motor control centers (MCC)

Eaton’s Freedom motor control centers (MCCs) combine intelligent communications and industry-leading arc flash prevention to provide the safest, most effective method for grouping motor control, associated control, industrial communications and distribution equipment. Seamless integration to all major industrial protocols, the intelligent MCCs are exceptionally safe, versatile and built to NEMA® ICS 18 standards.

Freedom MCC 500x500
Voltage class
600 V
Horsepower
up to 700 Hp
Main bus rating
up to 3200 A

Core features

  • UL® 845-listed equipment constructed to NEMA® ICS 18 standards
  • Provide seamless integration to all major industrial protocols
  • Feature the latest in smart overloads, soft starters and variable frequency drives
  • Available with NEMA® Type 1 gasketed, Type 12, Type 2 and Type 3R enclosures
  • Standard structure depths of 16 inches or 21 inches
  •  21-inch depth is industry's smallest front-to-back design
  • Full-length horizontal and vertical wireways
  • Silver- or tin-plated horizontal bus capable of 3200 A and fully-rated vertical bus up to 1200 A
  • Standard bus withstand rating of 65 kA, with withstand rating of 100 kA available
  • Draw-out units up to 400 A with NEMA Size 5 motor starters
  • Unit-mounted device panels equipped with swing-open design for unit access
  • Exclusive modular pull-apart terminal blocks accessible from the vertical wireway

Arc flash safety for MCCs

Today’s motor control center designs offer a variety of techniques to help prevent dangerous arc flash events that can cause serious or fatal injuries. An optimal design layers protection for workers and assets, including the Arcflash Reduction Maintenance System™ feature, arc-resistant construction and FlashGard racking units to improve safety.

The power of intelligent MCCs

Eaton’s smart MCCs include comprehensive communications and active energy control solutions that seamlessly integrate into all major industrial protocols. Ideal for managing and maintaining today’s large and complex systems where uptime is critical, Freedom MCCs provide industrial-grade intelligence for superior motor protection.

Versatile MCC configurations

Eaton understands that every facility has different control and power distribution requirements; that’s why Freedom MCCs are available in a variety of configurations. From maximizing footprint with a space-saving design to encompassing facility distribution and motor loads in one cohesive enclosure, Eaton’s MCCs can meet your needs.

Gain a reliable, high-quality solution from aftermarket MCCs

Eaton’s MCC aftermarket solutions help extend the life of existing motor control centers without the hassle, cost or extensive downtime associated with modifying existing structures and rewiring. Plugging directly into existing MCCs, aftermarket solutions offer an expected life cycle of 20+ years and are certified to the same UL standards as new MCCs.

Regional MCC service centers — support where and when you need it

Eaton’s unique regional service centers are strategically located to ensure specialized local service and the shortest possible delivery times. At each site, our extensive network of field professionals can provide complete design, manufacturing and aftermarket services, as well as full engineering support.