VACON® 3000 Drive Kit

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  • Software
  • Related applications
  • Case stories

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 Drive Kit is the only medium-voltage drive (MV drive) available as a modular kit, which accommodates flexible arrangements, straightforward system integration and easy maintenance.

The modular advantage

When customization counts, choose this range of modular medium-voltage (MV) drives. Empowering systems integrators and OEMs, it delivers a whole new approach to attaining the ultimate in performance, exactly tailored to the needs of each application and installation environment.

Partners

Danfoss Drives works with select, qualified partners to push the boundaries of the medium-voltage drives market to deliver something never seen before.

This means that 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.

Availability

The VACON® 3000 portfolio is continually expanding. For detailed technical data and product availability, please contact your local Danfoss medium-voltage specialist.

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

Modular concept

  • Facilitates flexible layout and 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 (BCU) 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

  • Designed and tested filters and chokes for each variant
  • Single-phase modules with grounded heatsink simplify service
  • Compact and robust liquid-cooled modules

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 based on the VACON 3000® Drive Kit for your customers.

We supply you with the medium-voltage drives modules, suggested BOM, engineering support and documentation, while you engineer and assemble the cabinets to suit the most demanding requirements of your customers.

Read more about Medium Voltage Partner Program

Documents

Documents
Type Name Language Valid for Updated Download File type
Fact sheet Boost your toughest applications with a unique modular approach English Multiple 27 Apr, 2023 3.9 MB .pdf
Brochure Create definite-purpose MV solutions English Multiple 19 Nov, 2021 11.0 MB .pdf
Brochure Danfoss Drives Fieldbus Solutions Fast installation – easy integration English Multiple 12 Nov, 2021 7.7 MB .pdf
Brochure Engineering - Chemical & Pharma English Multiple 18 May, 2022 37.7 MB .pdf
Brochure Engineering - Chemical & Pharma | German German Multiple 14 Jul, 2023 37.8 MB .pdf
Fact sheet Fact sheet | VACON® 3000 Enclosed Drive Chinese (CN) Multiple 31 Jul, 2023 3.8 MB .pdf
Fact sheet Fact sheet | VACON® 3000 Enclosed Drive English Multiple 31 Mar, 2023 3.7 MB .pdf
Case story IHC Scheldt River | Chinese Chinese (CN) Multiple 22 Mar, 2023 4.1 MB .pdf
Case story IHC Scheldt River | Dutch Dutch, Flemish Multiple 22 Mar, 2023 4.0 MB .pdf
Case story IHC Scheldt River | English English Multiple 22 Mar, 2023 4.0 MB .pdf
Brochure Product Overview - Danfoss Drives - for your applications Korean Multiple 16 Mar, 2023 13.2 MB .pdf
Brochure Product Overview - Danfoss Drives - for your applications Serbian (RS) Multiple 16 Mar, 2023 11.9 MB .pdf
Brochure Product Overview - Danfoss Drives - for your applications Chinese (CN) Multiple 16 Mar, 2023 11.6 MB .pdf
Brochure Product Overview - Danfoss Drives - for your applications Russian Multiple 16 Mar, 2023 11.9 MB .pdf
Brochure Product Overview - Danfoss Drives - for your applications Polish Multiple 16 Mar, 2023 11.9 MB .pdf
Brochure Product Overview - Danfoss Drives - for your applications Czech Multiple 16 Mar, 2023 11.4 MB .pdf
Brochure Product Overview - Danfoss Drives - for your applications Italian Multiple 16 Mar, 2023 11.9 MB .pdf
Brochure Product Overview - Danfoss Drives - for your applications English Multiple 16 Mar, 2023 9.8 MB .pdf
Brochure Product Overview - Danfoss Drives - for your applications French Multiple 16 Mar, 2023 11.4 MB .pdf
Brochure Product Overview - Danfoss Drives - for your applications Portuguese Multiple 16 Mar, 2023 11.9 MB .pdf
Brochure Product Overview - Danfoss Drives - for your applications German Multiple 16 Mar, 2023 11.4 MB .pdf
Brochure Product Overview - Danfoss Drives - for your applications Spanish, Castilian Multiple 16 Mar, 2023 11.8 MB .pdf
Case story Royal IHC Magdalen | English English Multiple 22 Mar, 2023 3.4 MB .pdf
Case story Royal IHC Magdalen | Turkish Turkish Multiple 20 Apr, 2023 3.5 MB .pdf
Brochure This is major league The new era of modular mediumvoltage drives begins now English Multiple 19 Nov, 2021 12.6 MB .pdf
Brochure Transform your toughest applications with a unique modular approach Chinese (CN) China 19 Nov, 2021 44.4 MB .pdf
Brochure Transform your toughest applications with a unique modular approach English Multiple 19 Nov, 2021 44.2 MB .pdf
Brochure Transform your toughest applications with a unique modular approach English United States 19 Nov, 2021 43.2 MB .pdf
Brochure Transform your toughest applications with a unique modular approach Korean South Korea 19 Nov, 2021 42.4 MB .pdf
Application guide VACON_3000_Concept_Paper English Multiple 15 Oct, 2021 3.8 MB .pdf
Application guide VACON-3000-DPD01822B English Multiple 09 Oct, 2023 8.1 MB .pdf
Operating guide VACON® 3000 Drive Kit English Multiple 25 Oct, 2023 15.6 MB .pdf
White paper VACON® 3000 Drive Kit | Transform your toughest applications – an introduction to modularity English Multiple 08 May, 2023 7.8 MB .pdf
Operating guide VACON® 3000 Enclosed Drive English Multiple 25 Oct, 2023 15.8 MB .pdf
Brochure VACON® 3000 Enclosed Drive Selection Guide - English English Multiple 11 May, 2023 25.2 MB .pdf

Software

Software
Type Name Language Updated Version Status Download File type
Software tools VACON® Live English 08 May, 2024 61.7 MB .zip
System software VACON® OPT-E3/E5 PROFIBUS DP Firmware English 07 Jun, 2024 3.7 MB .zip
Fieldbus Firmware VACON® OPT-E6 CANopen Firmware 12 Apr, 2022 014 RL 2.5 MB ZIP
System software VACON® OPT-E6 CANopen Firmware English 08 May, 2024 2.5 MB .zip
Fieldbus Firmware VACON® OPT-E7 DeviceNet Firmware 06 Nov, 2020 007 RL 2.2 MB ZIP
System software VACON® OPT-E7 DeviceNet Firmware English 08 May, 2024 2.2 MB .zip
Fieldbus Firmware VACON® OPT-E9 DualPort Ethernet Firmware 21 Aug, 2020 011 RL 7.1 MB ZIP
System software VACON® OPT-E9 DualPort Ethernet Firmware English 08 May, 2024 6.9 MB .zip
Fieldbus Firmware VACON® OPT-EC EtherCAT Firmware 12 Aug, 2022 005 RL 2.9 MB ZIP
System software VACON® OPT-EC EtherCAT Firmware English 08 May, 2024 2.9 MB .zip

Related applications

Use VACON® 3000 medium-voltage drives in the heavy industrial sector, which requires performance up to the high megawatt range: ship building, offshore, mining, oil and gas, energy, raw materials, chemical and petrochemical, and cement industries.

Case stories

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    MAGDALEN replenishes U.S. beaches with the power of VACON® 3000 medium-voltage drives

    UNITED STATES: Somewhere off the coast of New Jersey, the Weeks Marine dredge Magdalen removes thousands of tons of sand off the seafloor and loads it into her hopper. The vessel then navigates to a spot where the shoreline was eroded and discharges the sand there, using slurry pumps powered by medium-voltage drives to reclaim a beach that storms had washed away.

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    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.