Individually tailored to meet the toughest MV requirements
Heavy duty industries face some of the most complex and competitive engineering environments on the planet. Your industry and your applications demand adaptability in medium-voltage drives, where reliability, robustness, space and weight are crucial – and downtime is a disaster.
The VACON® 3000 is the only medium-voltage drive (MV drive) available, which accommodates flexible arrangements, straightforward system integration and easy maintenance.
The modular advantage
This range of modular medium-voltage (MV) drives empowers systems integrators and OEMs, delivering a whole new approach to attaining the ultimate in performance, exactly tailored to the needs of each application.
Danfoss Drives works with selected, qualified partners to push the boundaries of the medium-voltage drives market to deliver something you have never seen before.
This means that when owning or running a system with medium-voltage drives installed, you can discuss your needs in depth with our Medium Voltage Partners, to define a design encompassing the ultimate and exact characteristics you expect of an MV drive.
Supply voltages and power range
Continuous rating (variable torque)
- 3300 V….2430-7030 kVA
- 4160 V….2450-7060 kVA
Low overload 110% (constant torque)
- 3300 V….2210-6390 kVA
- 4160 V….2230-6420 kVA
High overload 150% (constant torque)
- 3300 V….1620-4680 kVA
- 4160 V….1630-4060 kVA
Features and benefits
Facilitates flexible, compact solutions for space-sensitive applications
Simplified pre-charge unit design
Get a fast, safe power up, over and over again
Needs no pre-charging resistors, and limits the inrush current
Flexible front end configuration options
Diode Front End (DFE) based 12-pulse configuration
Other variants available on request including dynamic brake chopper unit
Active Front End (AFE) option for regenerative braking and low harmonics
Easy to operate, with the familiar VACON® interface and Ethernet connectivity.
Simple to build in
Integrated filters and chokes for fewer components
Single-phase modules with grounded heatsink simplify service
Compact and robust, liquid-cooled modules
The VACON® 3000 portfolio is continually expanding. For detailed technical data and product availability, please contact your local Danfoss medium-voltage specialist.
The Danfoss Drives Medium Voltage Partner (MVP) Program provides the necessary tools, training and support you need to create your own dedicated medium-voltage drives offering for your customers.
We supply you with the medium-voltage drives modules, engineering support and documentation, while you engineer and assemble the cabinets to suit the most demanding requirements of your customers.
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|Fact sheet - AM||DrivePro® Remote Expert Support||English||Multiple||21 Dec, 2018||937.8 KB|
|Fact sheet - AM||DrivePro® Remote Monitoring||English||Multiple||12 Feb, 2018||769.6 KB|
|Case story - AE||IHC Scheldt River dredger||English||Multiple||01 Feb, 2020||578.3 KB|
|Application guide - AB||VACON_3000_Concept_Paper||English||Multiple||08 May, 2019||4.6 MB|
|Fact sheet - AM||VACON® 3000 Drive Kit||English||Multiple||08 May, 2019||841.5 KB|
|Fact sheet - AM||VACON® 3000 Drive Kit||English||United States||28 May, 2019||793.7 KB|
|Fact sheet - AM||VACON® 3000 Enclosed Drive||English||Multiple||01 Apr, 2020||3.5 MB|
|Brochure - AD||VACON® 3000 MVP Program||English||Multiple||30 May, 2017||986.7 KB|
|Brochure - AD||VACON® 3000 Selection Guide||English||Multiple||12 Jul, 2019||0.0 B|
|Fieldbus Firmware||VACON® OPT-E3/E5 PROFIBUS DP Firmware||05 Aug, 2019||008||RL||2.4 MB||ZIP|
|Fieldbus Firmware||VACON® OPT-E3/E5 PROFIBUS DP Firmware||08 May, 2020||009||RL||1.5 MB||ZIP|
|Fieldbus Firmware||VACON® OPT-E6 CANopen Firmware||10 May, 2019||012||RL||2.8 MB||ZIP|
|Fieldbus Firmware||VACON® OPT-E7 DeviceNet Firmware||27 Jun, 2019||006||RL||2.3 MB||ZIP|
|Fieldbus Firmware||VACON® OPT-E9 DualPort Ethernet Firmware||30 Sep, 2019||010||RL||6.9 MB||ZIP|
|Fieldbus Firmware||VACON® OPT-EC EtherCAT Firmware||20 Apr, 2018||003||RL||2.5 MB||ZIP|
|Fieldbus Firmware||VACON® OPT-EC EtherCAT Firmware||30 Mar, 2020||004||RL||2.9 MB||ZIP|
Use VACON® 3000 medium-voltage drives in the heavy industrial sector, which requires performance up to the high megawatt range: ship building, mining, Oil and gas, raw materials, chemical and petrochemical, and cement industries.
Royal IHC Scheldt River pioneers new environmental standards in dredging with flexible MV drives
A Danfoss medium-voltage drive solution boosts an inboard dredge pump and increases energy efficiency with a small footprint, minimum weight and low volume - while being robust enough to withstand the harsh marine environment.