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Refrigeration Drive FC 103
Refrigeration Drive FC 103 covers a power range between 1.1-315 kW. Available in a variety of protection classes the drive suits the needs of pump, fan and compressor applications....
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Features and benefits
For setting up the drive in the most efficient and logical way, the text and language used make complete sense to refrigeration engineers and installers.
Easy setup with wizard
The built-in “Wizard set-up menu” guides users through the setup of the drive in a clear and structured manner and supports following functionalities:
- Multi compressor control
- Multi condenser and evaporator fan
- Multi condenser and evaporator pumps
3 x 200 – 240 V........ 1.1 – 45 kW
3 x 380 – 480 V.........1.1 – 315 kW
3 x 525 – 600 V ....... 1.1 – 90 kW
With 110% overload torque.
•Built for harsh environments
IP 20 (NEMA 1)...... 1.1 – 90 kW
IP 21 (NEMA 1).......1.1 – 315 kW
IP 54 (NEMA 12) .....110 – 315 kW
IP 55 (NEMA 12)..... 1.1 – 90 kW
IP 66 (NEMA 4X)..... 1.1 – 90 kW
Maximum ambient temperature
50˚ C without derating.
Improved reliability in corrosive and aggressive environments due to protection class 3C2 (EN 60721-3-3) as standard or optionally 3C3.
• Software features
Automatic Energy Optimization
The standard feature AEO provides optimized motor magnetization at all speeds and loads. This increases energy efficiency by 5-15% for partial loads.
LON for AKD, Modbus RTU. Enables fast and simple connections to overall controller.
The drive detects when the load is too low and stops the motor. The load can e.g. be air flow or water pressure.
In day/night control mode the application runs normally during the day, while running with an increased set-point during night time.
Features and benefits
• No EMC concerns
Integrated DC link harmonic filters
Standard feature in the drive that enables low harmonic load on the network within EN 61000-3-12 limits.
Integrated EMC filters
Eliminates the need for external filters. The selected filter class will be included in the drive.
• Compressor features
Supports the ADAP-KOOL P0 Optimisation feature, which enables automatic adaptation of the suction pressure to match the system’s actual load optimally.
Control of injection valves for start with reduced load.
Discharge temperature monitor
Monitors the discharge temperatures and prevents that they reach dangerous levels.
Operates one compressor with variable speed. Additional compressors are turned on/off based on the load situation.
Neutral zone controller
Enables handling of asymmetrical zones.
Performs compressor start/stop when running in closed loop, based on pressure and temperature feedback.
• Pump features
Dry pump protection & end of curve
Constantly evaluates the condition of the pump (e.g. breaks and leakage) and reacts as desired.
Compensates for negative effects which can arise when the pressure sensor is located close to the pump or fan.
The drives converts the signal from the pressure transmitter to the flow value.
• Fan features
Broken belt detection
Stops the motor automatically when a broken belt is detected.
Operate induction motors in parallel
Use one drdive to control several motors in parallel .
A wide range of VLT® Refrigeration FC 103 options are available mounted and tested from the factory or as plug-and-play options for update.
General purpose I/O (MCB 101)
3 digital inputs, 2 digital outputs,
1 analogue current output,
2 analogue voltage inputs
Relay outputs (MCB 105)
3 relay outputs
Analogue I/O (MCB 109)
3 Pt1000/Ni1000 inputs,
3 analogue voltage outputs
Buffer for Real Time Clock
External 24 VDC supply (MCB 107)
24 VDC external supply can be connected to supply control- and option cards.
Advanced harmonic filters: For critical demands on harmonic distortion.
dU/dt filters: For special demands on motor isolation protection.
Sine wave filters (LC filters)
For noiseless motor or special demands on motor isolation protection.
PC software tools
Motion Control Tool MCT 10: Ideal for commissioning and servicing the drive.