Vacon launches new Compact NXC Drive
Vacon introduces the NXC Drive – an enclosed, variable-speed AC drive for high-power applications that is also one of the most compact of its type on the market. Designed to meet demanding requirements for flexibility and robustness, the NXC is available in NEMA 1 and NEMA 12 variations. Ideal for use in the mining, oil and gas, water and wastewater industries,typical applications for the NXC include: pumps and fans, extruders, main propulsion and bow thrusters, conveyers and crushers, feeders and mixes, winches, compressors, test benches, static power supply and industrial elevators. The NXC is available with a standard diode front end, or with an active front end when there are requirements for low harmonic and/or the capability of regenerating 100% of its power back to the incoming line.
The Vacon NXC is exceptionally user friendly. The control compartment is easily accessible for relays, auxiliary terminals and other equipment, with ample space for connecting power cables. It includes Vacon's handy keypad on the door with additional options for indicators, meters and switches. Enclosures are simple to install with lifting lugs (include. Bottom plates and earthing clamps for 360-degree earthing of motor cables are provided as standard.
Reliable thermal handling for the enclosure guarantees extended lifetime of the frequency converter and ensures that challenging environments don't impact application processes or disturb other electrical equipment. Approved EMC solutions ensure reliable operation of the converter without disturbing other electrical equipment. Other technical features include:
- Power range of 110 kW to 2 MW
- Voltage ranges of 380-500 V, 525-690 V
- Rittal TS8 frame
- EMC approved (EN61800-3, 2nd env.)