Vacon designs and manufactures AC drives for demanding applications and high-power ranges.
Vacon offers a complete product portfolio of AC drives in the power range 0.25kW to 5MW for all stages of the production process, from mine to processing plant, foundry and factory.
Running AC motors with AC drives can save up to 50% in energy consumption, especially when operating pumps, fans and compressors. The low and medium-voltage offering includes air-cooled and liquid-cooled drives, both as modules and as ready-to-use finished products.
Vacon is the world’s largest independent drives company, making it the ideal partner. The company provides a fast, professional service and supports the mining and minerals segment, where downtime is very costly.
Air-cooled drives with high-power motors
VACON® NXP air-cooled AC drives are the perfect solution for all applications where robustness, dynamic performance, precision and power are required. This series of drives can operate with any motor in a power range from 0.75kW to 2,000kW.
VACON NXP is available as either a wall-mounted or standalone module and it offers exceptional motor control for induction and PM motors, gearless drive applications and paralleling solutions for high-power motors.
Liquid-cooled AC drives for adverse conditions
VACON NXP liquid-cooled drives are the ultimate in space-saving, high-power-density AC drives.
They are well-suited for locations where air-cooling is difficult, expensive or impractical. As no air ducts are required, liquid-cooled drives are extremely compact, making them ideal for situations where installation space is at a premium. With the right configuration, optimal performance and significant energy savings can be achieved.
With VACON NXP liquid-cooled enclosed drive solutions, fully standardised, compact and robust AC drives are placed in a sturdy cabinet, making them ideal for a wide variety of heavy industries with harsh operating conditions.
VACON NXP’s motor control capabilities make it suitable for all types of motors in a multitude of combinations, from a single, dedicated frequency converter to large-scale, common DC bus systems. With fast fieldbus options and exceptional programming flexibility, VACON NXP is easily integrated into any control system. The VACON NXP portfolio fulfils key international standards and global requirements, including safety and EMC and harmonics approvals.
Common DC bus components for system integrators
Vacon offers a comprehensive range of common DC bus drive products for air and liquid-cooled solutions comprising front-end units, inverter units and brake chopper units over the entire power range and at voltages from 380V to 690V.
Drive components are built on proven VACON NX technology and provide the ideal energy sharing solution for a multitude of power systems, including complete regenerative solutions for braking applications, or if low harmonics are required.
ATEX-certified thermistor input
Vacon has developed a fully integrated ATEX-certified thermistor input that saves design and installation costs as it requires no external devices. This is one of the few solutions of its kind available on the market.
Vacon has production and research and development facilities in Europe, Asia and North America, and sales offices in more than 30 countries. Further, Vacon has sales representatives and service partners in nearly 90 countries.
Vacon NXP liquid cooled drives are the ultimate in space-saving, high-power density AC drives, well-suited for locations where air-cooling is difficult, expensive or impractical, or where installation space is at a premium.
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Santo Domingo is a copper-iron-gold mine located near the town of Diego de Almagro in Region III of Chile. It is owned by Capstone and Korea Resources Corporation.
Vacon AC drives manufacturer introduced its high-power VACON® NXP liquid-cooled enclosed drives at the Offshore Korea fair in Busan, Korea in November 2014.
Global AC drives manufacturer Vacon is in the forefront of complying with new European energy-efficiency standard EN 50598-2, which will enter into force by the end of this year.
Global AC drives manufacturer Vacon will strengthen its market position and customer-driven services in Turkey by opening a sales office in Istanbul this November.
Global AC drives manufacturer Vacon estimates that its products helped save approximately 55TWh of energy in 2013. Also, the amount of energy produced last year from renewable energy sources with Vacon's AC drives was approximately 22TWh.
The global AC drives manufacturer Vacon will take its product offering to new heights with medium-voltage AC drives. In contrast to Vacon's current low-voltage products, medium-voltage AC drives typically operate on voltages of several kilovolts and at power levels of several megawatts.
The global AC drives manufacturer Vacon launched a new product range, VACON® NXP System Drive, during the company's Drives Conference in Dubai, UAE on 16 January. The new product range of standardised AC drives offers customers cost-efficiency, reliability and uniform quality. The system integrators focusing on heavy industry customers can make complex solutions simple with a wide variety of standardised drive modules.
President Barack Obama paid a visit to the Vacon Research and Development center in Research Triangle Park, NC today. The visit was part of the president's travel to North Carolina. The president's tour at Vacon was also accompanied by Ernest Moniz, United States Secretary of Energy.
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