Altivar 61 And Altivar 61 Plus Variable Speed Drives Page 55 Input Power Options

55 Altivar 61 variable speed drives Input Power Options Line Reactors Line reactors Line reactors (also referred to as line chokes) are used to provide improved protection against overvoltages on the line supply to reduce input currents to the drive and to reduce harmonic distortion of the current produced by the drive. Line reactors (or some form of additional impedance) are recommended when the impedance of the power distribution system is low, such as when the power of the system transformer is ten times larger than the power rating of the drive. Line reactors are mandatory: b For ATV61HC11YHC80Y drives They can also be used with: b ATV61H ppp M3 drives powered by a 200...240 V 50/60 Hz three-phase supply and with ATV61H ppp M3X and ATV61 pppp N4 drives b ATV61 ppp Y variable speed drives in order to reach a total rate of distortion in current in conformity with the IEC 61000-3-12 standard Note : ATV61HD90N4...HC63N4, supplied as standard with a DC choke, can be ordered without a choke by adding the letter D at the end of the reference. s s adsf Line chokes must be installed upstream of the drive. Applications The use of line chokes is recommended in particular under the following circumstances: b Close connection of several drives in parallel b Line supply with significant disturbance from other equipment (interference, overvoltages) b Line supply with voltage imbalance between phases that is more than 1.8% of the nominal voltage b Drive supplied by a line with very low impedance (in the vicinity of power transformers 10 times more powerful than the drive rating) b Installation of a large number of frequency inverters on the same line b Reduction of overloads on the cos j correction capacitors, if the installation includes a power factor correction unit M1 3 Altivar 71 L1 L2 L3 Line choke

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