Features and Uses of Vacon NXL Drives

25th October 2013 | Posted by Charlotte Miskell

Vacon NXL Drives are powerful, multi-purpose AC drives in the power range from 0.75 to 30 kW, ideal for industrial and domestic purposes.

These variable speed drives offer versatile control, with programming capabilities offering optimum solutions for all operating environments. Due to its extremely effective design and high protection classes, everything is included as standard, with no need for additional cabinets. This allows the unit to be fitted in almost any situation, whether commercial or residential. The drive is protected by over-voltage spikes by an integrated AC choke, which helps reduce the stress on supply transformers, fuses and cables.

Other features Include:

  • Both the drive and motor run with very low noise
  • I/Os, field buses and display panels offer versatile amount of control possibilities
  • Fully programmable I/O, autoidentification, PID controller, flying start and more

Savings with Variable Speed Drives

Vacon NXL drives may be put to a plethora of uses. Recently, Vacon NXL AC variable speed drives have been used to regulate the height of London fountain to operate according to the prevailing wind speed.  In finding a solution to drivers’ complaints about the unwanted spray from the fountain reaching the nearby road, two Vacon NXL drives were installed as an efficient and cost-effective solution.

Variable speed drives from Vacon are also integral in an energy-efficiency project at one of Europe’s largest hotels – the 4* London Hilton. A total of 26 Vacon NXL drives, as well as 2 NXS drives have been installed to control the pumps chilled- and low-temperature-hot-water systems, offering extensive yearly savings.

If you would like any more information on our range of Vacon AC Drives for sale and installation, contact us via our online forms or contact one of our engineers at 01282 872 450.

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