The flexible filter for central/decentral harmonic mitigation

The VLT® Advanced Active Filter AAF 006 improves system efficiency and increases grid robustness to avoid downtime. It can compensate for individual drives or it can be installed as a compact standalone solution at a point of common coupling to compensate for several loads simultaneously.

The active filter ensures optimal harmonic suppression independent of the number of loads and their individual load profile. In addition, it corrects the power factor and balances the phase load to provide optimal energy utilization.

Line voltage and filter current*

  • 380-480 V...190-400 A

*Additional voltage ranges and filter currents are available on request.

Features and benefits

The lifetime of electronics are prolonged thanks to innovative concepts such as back-channel cooling

Durability and reliable operation is improved thanks to coated PCBs

A high degree of customization is possible due to the wide range of options

Running costs are low as a result of features such as sleep mode, progressive switching frequency and power factor correction

Servicing is easy due to the modular design

Documents

Type Name Language Valid for Updated Download File type
Fact sheet - AM DrivePro® Extended Warranty English Multiple 10 Jul, 2018 771.0 KB PDF
Fact sheet - AM DrivePro® Preventive Maintenance English Multiple 10 Jul, 2018 1.0 MB PDF
Brochure - AD Facts Worth Knowing about AC Drives English Multiple 05 Jul, 2019 13.7 MB PDF
Case story - AE University Medical Centre(UMC) Ljubljana English Multiple 24 Aug, 2018 1.4 MB PDF
Operating guide - AQ VLT Active Filter AAF006 English Multiple 10 Sep, 2014 5.0 MB PDF
Fact sheet - AM VLT® Advanced Active Filter AAF 006 English Multiple 28 Feb, 2018 262.3 KB PDF

Related applications

A range of applications for the water and wastewater, marine, oil and gas and mining industries.

  • Drives for compressors
    Drives for commercial compressors

    Variable speed control with AC drives enables you to reduce enegy coonsumption by running compressor applications at a lower speed. 

  • Drives for compressors
    Drives for compressors in residential buildings

    Variable speed control of a chiller allows you to provide constant pressure regulation while matching the capacity to the actual need based on measurements in the system. Speed control is beneficial when a compressor runs for long periods at partial load. Reduce operational costs by running applications at a lower speed which reduces energy consumption. And reduce installation costs by optimizing the system and the compressor itself.

Case studies

  • Hospital compressor control ensures optimal temperature and clean air flow
    Danfoss compressor control ensures optimal comfort for hospital patients and staff

    In the University Medical Centre (UMC) Ljubljana air conditioning system, Danfoss drives with integrated filters ensure low harmonic distortion, with maximum THDi of 5%. 

  • Safe skydiving with Fly Experience
    Safe skydiving with Fly Experience

    VLT® HVAC Drives provide precise speed control of the thrust axial fans in Italy’s first vertical wind tunnel which offers a safe and fun sky-diving experience.

  • ‘Green’ desalination in Cafoeidian
    ‘Green’ desalination in Cafoeidian

    High efficiency and the necessary pressure required for the process to yield the best results are achieved by using VLT® AQUA Drives on all pumps in the plant.

  • M/V SIA maintains its position in high seas
    M/V SIA maintains its position in high seas

    VLT® high power AC drives strengthen this new cable-laying vessel’s tunnel thrusters, and active harmonic filters provide high-voltage quality for its 3.2 MW generator.