Versatile Danfoss Midi drive suits OEM requirements

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Versatile Danfoss Midi drive suits OEM requirementsVersatile, easy to use and featuring comprehensive communication options, the new Danfoss VLT Midi Drive FC280 is useful for a wide range of OEM applications, including packaging systems, pumps, fans, conveyor systems, compressors and mixers. With all-pluggable connectors, this innovative drive is fast and easy to install, while its compact construction saves costly panel space.

To further enhance economy, versatility and convenience, VLT Midi Drives feature integrated DC chokes for harmonic mitigation, built-in RFI switches that allow them to operate without problems even on IT power circuits, integrated PID controllers, built-in brake choppers (three-phase models only) and dual-channel STO (safe torque off) safety functionality. No additional components are therefore needed and there are no hidden extras to pay for.

Danfoss VLT Midi Drives are available in single-phase versions for 200 to 240V supplies with ratings from 0.37 to 2.2kW, three-phase versions for 200 to 240V with ratings from 0.37to 3.7kW, and three-phase versions from 380 to 480V with ratings from 0.37 to 22kW. All models are suitable for use not only with standard induction motors, but also with the latest high-efficiency permanent magnet motors.

For configuring the drives, users can choose either a numerical or graphical local control panel. Both control panels provide access to an intuitive parameter set-up system that makes it easy to optimise performance and energy savings. In addition, targeted selections that simplify and speed set-up and commissioning for a wide range of common applications are also provided.

The new Danfoss VLT Midi Drives feature a USB port to allow easy connection of a PC during commissioning or for servicing. They also provide a wide range of fieldbus connectivity options including CANopen, PROFIBUS, PROFINET, Ethernet/IP and Modbus, which means that they can be readily integrated with all types of industrial automation systems.

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