Energy-efficient motor control

The VLT® AutomationDrive FC 360 is a compact, space-saving, general-purpose AC drive available in 5 frame sizes. Designed with ease-of-use, reliability and flexibility in mind, the basic, yet comprehensive features provide precise and energy-efficient motor control for a wide range of industrial applications.

The VLT® AutomationDrive is designed to perform reliably in harsh environments. The coated PCB reduces dust, moisture and particle issues and the maximum operating temperature is 55C. Built-in features, such as PID controller, EMC filter, DC choke and brake chopper to 22 kW, save costs and installation space. IP 20 protection, a removable fan and an enhanced numerical display ensure fast setup and simpler maintenance.

Supply voltages and power range

  • 3 x 380 – 480 V 0.37 – 75 kW

Features and benefits

Reliable operation in many environments due ambient temperature of 50°C, unique cooling concept and coated PCB

5–15% energy savings and reduced operational costs due to Automatic Energy Optimizer function

Fast cleaning and extended lifetime thanks to removable cooling fan

No need for external controller due to built-in PID controller

Fast and easy commissioning as a result of enhanced numerical display and clear application selection guidance

Documents

Type Name Language Updated Download File type
Installation guide - AN Blind Cover English 01 Nov, 2015 187.1 KB PDF
Approval: Certificate - BG Certificate of Conformity, LCP 102 English 01 Oct, 2017 337.8 KB PDF
Approval: Certificate - BG Certificate of Conformity, LCP 21 English 01 Oct, 2017 336.7 KB PDF
Approval: Certificate - BG El. Safety, EMC/Low Voltage Directive English 01 Jan, 2017 449.7 KB PDF
Approval: Certificate - BG Electrical Safety CCC English 17 Aug, 2016 12.9 KB PDF
Approval: Certificate - BG EU Declaration of Conformity MCE 101 English 01 Oct, 2016 358.9 KB PDF
Installation guide - AN FC 360 PROFIBUS/PROFINET Decoupling Kit English 01 May, 2015 419.5 KB PDF
Installation guide - AN Graphical LCP Adapter English 01 Nov, 2015 180.0 KB PDF
Installation guide - AN IP21/Type 1 Conversion Kit (J6 & J7) English 09 Dec, 2015 258.4 KB PDF
Approval: Certificate - BG Manufacturers decl., aircraft shipping English 01 Dec, 2018 404.9 KB PDF
Installation guide - AN Numeric Local Control Panel English 01 Nov, 2015 300.8 KB PDF
Approval: Certificate - BG PELV Manufacturers Declaration English 01 Aug, 2018 369.2 KB PDF
Installation guide - AN Power Control Card Supply Cable and Temp English 01 Jan, 2014 308.8 KB PDF
Programming guide - AU PROFIBUS DP English 31 Aug, 2016 1.5 MB PDF
Programming guide - AU PROFINET English 01 Apr, 2017 1.6 MB PDF
Design guide - AJ VLT Brake Resistor MCE 101 English 13 Sep, 2016 6.7 MB PDF
Installation guide - AN VLT FC 360 Decoupling Plate Kit English 01 Mar, 2014 809.8 KB PDF
Operating guide - AQ VLT® AutomationDrive FC 360 English 01 Mar, 2017 5.2 MB PDF
Design guide - AJ VLT® AutomationDrive FC 360 English 24 Sep, 2014 3.0 MB PDF
Fact sheet - AM VLT® AutomationDrive FC 360 English 04 Dec, 2017 1.6 MB PDF
Programming guide - AU VLT® AutomationDrive FC 360 English 29 Jun, 2017 3.8 MB PDF
Design guide - AJ VLT® Brake Resistor MCE 101 English 08 May, 2014 8.5 MB PDF
Fact sheet - AM VLT® Brake Resistor MCE 101 English 30 Mar, 2017 913.0 KB PDF
Installation guide - AN VLT® FC 360 Connector Cradle English 01 Jan, 2014 159.9 KB PDF
Installation guide - AN VLT® FC 360 Control Cassette English 01 May, 2015 441.9 KB PDF
Installation guide - AN VLT® FC 360 Encoder Option MCB 102 English 01 Mar, 2014 310.9 KB PDF
Installation guide - AN VLT® FC 360 Fan Extension Cable English 01 Mar, 2014 293.5 KB PDF
Installation guide - AN VLT® FC 360 Fan Replacement English 17 Jan, 2014 373.3 KB PDF
Installation guide - AN VLT® FC 360 Front Cover English 01 Jan, 2014 337.7 KB PDF
Installation guide - AN VLT® FC 360 Mains, Motor, DC-Link Term. English 01 Jan, 2014 539.1 KB PDF
Installation guide - AN VLT® FC 360 Power Control Card Power C. English 01 Jan, 2014 167.6 KB PDF
Installation guide - AN VLT® FC 360 Resolver Option MCB 103 English 01 Mar, 2014 311.3 KB PDF
Installation guide - AN VLT® FC 360 RFI Auxiliary Card 30-75 kW English 01 Mar, 2014 152.4 KB PDF
Installation guide - AN VLT® LCP Remote Mounting Kit English 01 Jan, 2013 151.3 KB PDF

3D models and drawings

Type Name Language Updated Download File type
E-Drawing Wiring Schematic FC 360 No language 01 Jun, 2017 59.9 KB PDF

Software

Type Name Language Updated Version Status Download File type
SOFTWARE TOOLS VLT® Motion Control Tool MCT10 No language 05 Oct, 2018 4.30 RL 686.0 MB ZIP
SOFTWARE TOOLS VLT® Motion Control Tool MCT31 No language 17 Oct, 2017 2.0.4 RL 25.2 MB ZIP

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Contact us

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