Vacon High-Quality AC Drives to Improve Process Control and Save Energy

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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.

About Vacon

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.

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Vacon’s Liquid-Cooled Enclosed AC Drives Bring Cost, Size and Installation Benefits

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.

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Vacon Showcases AC Drives for Mining and Minerals

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23 February 2015

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.

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18 February 2015

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.

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29 October 2014

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.

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7 August 2014

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.

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7 August 2014

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.

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22 January 2014

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.

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14 January 2014

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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Mexico

Vaasa Control De Mexico

Sur 8 No. 171 local D Col: Agricola Oriental

Mexico, D.F. CP 08500

Other

Mexico

+1 55 55 58 0081, 0497 +1 55 10 43 47773 <br> Cel: 044 55 40424402
Canada

Vacon Canada

221 Griffith Rd

Stratford, Ontario N5A 6T3

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Canada

+1 519 508 2323 +1 519 508 2324
Italy

Vacon SpA

Via F.lli Guerra, 35

42100 Reggio Emilia (RE)

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Italy

+39 0522 276 811 +39 0522 276 890 www.vacon.it
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Vacon Benelux BV

Weide 40

4206 CJ Gorinchem

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Netherlands

+31 183 642 970 +31 183 642 971 www.vacon.nl
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Vacon AB

Anderstorpsvägen 16

171 54 SOLNA

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Sweden

+46 8 293 055 +46 8 290 755 vacon.sweden@vacon.com
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Vacon AS

Bentsrudveien 17

3080 Holmestrand

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Norway

+47 330 96 120 +47 330 96 130 www.vacon.no
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Vacon Drives Ibérica S.A.

C/ Colom, 406-C Pol.Ind. Santa Margarida

08223- TERRASSA

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Spain

+34 938 774 506 +34 937 837 588 vacon.spain@vacon.com
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ZAO Vacon Drives

Ul. Letchika Babushkina 1, Stroenie 3

129344 Moscow

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Russia

+7 495 363 19 85 +7 495 363 19 86 www.ru.vacon.com
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Vacon Romania - Reprezentanta

Cuza Voda 1

400107 Cluj Napoca

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Romania

+40 364 118 981 +40 364 118 981
USA

Vacon, Inc.

1500 Nitterhouse Drive

Chambersburg, PA 17201

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United States of America

+1 717 261 5000 +1 717 264 3115
China (GMT+8)

Vacon Suzhou Drives Co., Ltd.

Building 11A, Suchun Industrial Square

Suzhou 215126

428 Xinglong Street

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China

+86 512 6283 6630 +86 512 6283 6618
United Kingdom

Vacon Drives (UK) Ltd.

18 Maizefield

Hinckley

Hinckley Fields Industrial Estate

LE10 1YF Leicestershire

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United Kingdom

+44 1455 611 515 +44 1455 611 517 www.vacon.co.uk
South Korea

Vacon Korea Ltd

2 fl, HyunDae-Ansung Tower Bldg, 737-28

Seoul, Korea

Hannam-Dong, Yongsan-Gu

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Other

+82 2 790 3352/3 +82 2 790 3363
United Arab Emirates

Vacon Middle East and Africa (Branch)

P.O.Box 54763

Dubai Airport Free Zone (DAFZA

Office 4A 226

Dubai

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Other

+971 4 2045 200 +971 4 2045 203
Thailand

Vacon South East Asia (Branch)

The Representative Office in Thailand

Bangkok 10250, Thailand

2/23 Sukha Phiban 2 Road, Prawet

Other

Other

+662 329 2184 +662 329 2185
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Runsorintie 7

65380 Vaasa

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Finland

+358 201 2121 +358 201 212 205 www.vacon.com Vacon Offices Vacon Distributors Vacon Service Centres
India

Vacon Drives & Controls Pvt Ltd

No.352, Kapleeshwar Nagar

Chennai-600041

East Coast Road, Neelangarai

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India

+91 44 24490024 / 24490025 :+91 44 24490022
Germany

Vacon GmbH

Gladbecker Str. 425

45329 Essen

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Germany

+49 201 806 700 +49 201 806 7099 www.vacon.de
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Vacon s.r.o.

Kodanska 1441/46

100 00 Prague 10

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Denmark

Vacon Drives A/S

Jyllandsgade 30, 1. St.

6400 Sønderborg

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Denmark

+45 88 43 70 00 www.vacon.dk
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Vacon Plc

Runsorintie 7

65380 Vaasa

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Finland

+358 201 2121 +358 201 212 205
France

Vacon France

1 Rue Jacquard

91 280 Saint Pierre du Perray

BP 72

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France

+33 1 69 89 60 30 +33 1 69 89 60 40 www.vacon-france.fr
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Vacon AT

Antriebssysteme GmbH

2544 Leobersdorf

Aumühlweg 21

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Austria

+43 2256 651 66 +43 2256 651 66 66 www.vacon.at
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Vacon Benelux NV/SA

Interleuvenlaan 62

3001 Heverlee (Leuven)

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Belgium

+32 16 394 825 +32 16 394 827
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Vacon Pacific Pty Ltd

5/66-74 Micro Circuit

Victoria 3175

Dandenong South

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+61 3 9238 9300 +61 3 9238 9310
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Vacon América Latina Ltda.

Av. Sagitário, 447

Barueri - SP - 06473-073

AlphaConde 1

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+55 11 4166 5707 <br> Tel: +55 11 8467 8642 (support line) +55 11 4166 5567 www.br.vacon.com

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