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Altivar Process 680 AFE Low Harmonic Drive

Enclosed Low Harmonic process high performance process applications for 150hp to 900hp

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The Altivar Process Low Harmonic 680 enclosed drive system offers a high-performance solution for low harmonic applications.

Altivar Process 680 AFE Low Harmonic Drive
  • Features

    The Altivar Process ATV680 series brings a new level of performance to low harmonic applications:

    • THDi < 5% at 80% load
    • Embedded power measurement and energy dashboard
    • Embedded process monitoring and control
    • Application asset monitoring and protection
    • Performance drift monitoring
    • Stop and Go function to reduce energy consumption in standby mode
    • Fast troubleshooting with advanced diagnostics and Dynamic QR code support
    • Seamless integration with embedded Ethernet and Modbus and optional communication modules
      • From device to process control with the Smart Process Object
      • From data to insights with the embedded webserver

    Proven Technical Solution for Harmonic Mitigation and Cooling with custom engineering capability:

    • Modular and compact design (up to 40% reduced footprint compared to 18-pulse alternatives)
    • Easy grid integration
    • Embedded control (PLC/HMI/RTU)
    • Range of control options


    Services Oriented Drives

    This new concept of drives meets the major needs of process and utilities to enhance equipment efficiency and reduce Total Cost of Ownership by supporting Energy Management, Asset Management, and application performance of the process.

    • Sustainable cost savings in operations due to predictive condition-based maintenance
    • Up to 20% downtime reduction without additional investment

    Fluids Management Processing

    • Embedded pump characteristic curves for enhanced application monitoring and control
    • Application controls enable adaption to process requirements to maximize energy savings.
    • Advanced application diagnostics provide detection and automatic response to common process conditions to minimize downtime and manual operator maintenance
    • Real Time Intelligence
    • Embedded webserver using Ethernet network provides process monitoring using standard IT tools
    • Local and remote access to energy use, diagnostic status, and customizable dashboards make process information available anywhere, anytime, on PC, tablet, or smartphone.

    Custom Engineered Drive Solutions

    The US-based design team provides expert application solutions to meet custom requirements for the process to supply seamless plant integration solutions

    • Minimize design and delivery risks
    • Reduction of commissioning and adaptation time

    High Performance Drive Specification

    The compact and modular design is suitable for harsh environments and is a perfect solution for upgrades, refits and new installations:

    • Designed to resist harsh conditions – ambient temperature, environmental conditions and electrical environment
    • Small physical footprint
    • Reduced thermal loading


    The Altivar Process ATV680 drives are specifically designed for fluid-handling applications in industrial processes where harmonic management is a high priority:

    • Water/Wastewater: Pumping, suction, dosing, odor control, ventilation, aeration, sludge removal
    • Oil and Gas: Pumping – submersible, hydraulic, pipeline, reverse flow, water injection, kerosene
    • MMM: Drainage pumps, ventilation
    • Food and Beverage: Pumps, drying fans, high-performance HVAC systems

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