PACMotion* VFD Integrated Drive Solution

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Advanced Drive Control Platform

Limited cabinet space and complex startup procedures are the types of challenges typically associated with legacy frequency inverters. GE’s next generation VFD solution are designed to be compact, simple, and are uniquely suited for fans, pumps, ventilation systems, conveying, metalworking, tool manufacturing, and material handling.

Skip the control cabinet

Standard IP55 and IP66 enclosures allow installation without a cabinet in dirty environments or in locations that experience jet spray washdown such as food, beverage, and pharmaceutical industries.

Fieldbus Flexibility

Add functionality to your Fieldbus system without the need for advanced engineering or C++ and C# programming. GE’s PACMotion VFD modules come with preconfigured modes that can dramatically startup time and substantially reduce controller load. Simply enter your parameters and go.

Simple Motor Startup

A standard inverter route substantially reduces startup time on gantries, cranes, hoists, conveyors, turntables, and storage retrieval systems. Freewheeling functionality protects against reverse feeding and eliminates the need for braking resistors.

Get up and running faster with a flexible design that offers power ranges from 0.25 to 250kW as well as a host of communications protocols. Options such as a braking resistor, line chokes, line filters, output chokes, and output filters let you quickly customize the PACMotion VFD to your requirements.

 

 

Advantages

  • Exceptionally compact
  • Easy access mounting slots for quick installation
  • Simple startup and configuration options– “plug in and drive”
  • User-friendly operation
  • Easily accessible wire terminals on front
  • Laminated help card with quick reference to parameters
  • and wiring
  • 32kHz PWM for low noise operation
  • On-board diagnostic tools
  • IP66 for jet spray environments
  • IP55 for dirty environments 

 

 

 

 

Rugged Design for
Demanding Applications

The PACMotion VFD is built to perform in harsh environments. Standard conformally coated circuit boards can withstand demanding conditions, providing a high overload capacity rated up to 125% I in continuous duty and 150% I for short durations. Allowing for temperatures up to 60°C and optional enclosures, the PACMotion VFD can meet your toughest challenges.

 

 

Compact, Modular Design

The compact footprint of PACMotion VFD and its available IP55 and IP66 housings maximize space by alowing the unit to be housed closer to the machine, outside of the control cabinet. The built-in keypad and display allow operators to validate parameters providing instant feedback during troubleshooting.

Connect and Optimize

Modular design lets individual units be connected and controlled with a single keypad.  In addition to benefiting from PROFINET redundancy, connecting the PACMotion VFD with other GE products lets you monitor, record, and optimize output in real time. Adding Field Agent technology allows you to send data via a secure connection to the Industrial Internet.

Specifications

Input Voltage

1 Phase 200-240VAC, 3 Phase 200-240VAC
3 Phase 380-480VAC, 3 Phase 500-600VAC

Power Range

0.75 – 250kW (1 – 350 HP)

Temperature

IP55 and IP66: -10°C to 40°C
IP20: -10°C to 50°C
In storage (not in operation): -40°C to 60°C

Current Overload 60s / 2s

150% / 175%
Breakaway torque up to 200%

Environmental Conditions

Designed to meet IEC 60721-3-3,
IP20 Drives: 3S2/3C2 IP55 & 66 Drives: 3S3/3C3

Motor Cable Length

100m+ shielded
150m+ unshielded

Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC)

Integrated EMC Filter
C2 at 3 x 380 to 480VAC

Safety

STO: EN 61508 (1-7) SIL 2
ISO 13849-1:2006 PL d

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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