VLT Midi Easy Retrofit

VLT Midi Easy Retrofit

VLT Midi Easy Retrofit
Easy Retrofit with VLT® Midi Drive FC280

Danfoss have made the retrofit of the legacy VLT® 2800 to the new VLT® Midi Drive FC280 an absolute breeze with smart design, installation and communication options.

The Danfoss VLT® 2800 has been one of the most popular AC drives in the market; operating successfully for nearly two decades. But, as the expression goes, all good things must come to an end. However, the great news is that a new, state-of-the-art drive is ready to take its place – the VLT® Midi Drive FC 280.

The VLT® Midi Drive’s exterior dimensions, connectors, cable lengths and set-up software tools allow you to easily retrofit an established drive panel. Pluggable terminals make this the easiest wiring task imaginable for installation and service – simply plug in and plug out for mains, I/O, fieldbus and motor connections. The structure of the operating software or parameterization is very simple and matches all the other VLT® drive families – if you know one VLT®, you know them all.

With mechanical dimensions that match or are even smaller than those of the VLT® 2800, the VLT® Midi Drive can easily replace a VLT 2800 in an existing control cabinet. And, as is standard in VLT® products, the terminal allocation remains the same to the greatest extent possible. For OEMs and system integrators, this means that a new drive can easily be integrated into the existing plant design. With the advanced features of the VLT® Midi Drive, machinery and equipment can now be technically upgraded and even simplified.

The VLT® Midi Drive provides precise and efficient motor control for machine builders in the food and beverage, material handling and processing industries. It is strong on control performance, functional safety and flexible fieldbus communication. And the right mix of features ensures this AC drive is ideal for a wide range of applications such as pumps, fans, mixers and compressors and conveyor and packaging systems.

Together Factory Controls and Danfoss are able to provide quick change out solutions and recommend the appropriate FC280 to replace the Legacy VLT 2800 we even offer a site audit service to investigate your install base of legacy VLT 2800’s and provide an upgrade path to the new VLT Midi drive!

Feel free to call us today to arrange a site audit or discuss your installation and upgrade requirements.