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Powergard-18 Pulse Drive

This is legacy product, please consider the Altivar Process 680 Low Harmonic or 980 Regenerative Drive

This Product is Obsolete

Class 8839 Type CPD Series C, 18-pulse, enclosed drive controllers featuring ATV61/71 power converters.

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Powergard-18 Pulse Drive
  • Features

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    Combining adjustable speed drive and power quality solutions

    For municipal and industrial pumping applications, the Square D® brand PowerGard™ Series C 18-Pulse enclosed drive controller features the new Telemecanique® brand Altivar® 61 and 71 adjustable frequency drives/power converters. Schneider Electric’s experience and expertise in power distribution and power quality measurement are combined with solid state motor control. The result: A robust, packaged, adjustable speed drive with clean power solution.

    PowerGard™18-Pulse drives are ideal for installations specifying “clean power” low- harmonic content in compliance with IEEE 519 guidelines for harmonic mitigation. PowerGard™ 18-Pulse drives are UL508 listed and feature a heavy-duty industrial disconnect handle with lock-out/tag-out provisions. PowerGard™ 18-Pulse enclosed drive controllers are low voltage products available in the following ratings:

    Constant torque (Heavy duty ratings – 150% current limit)

    • Altivar® 71 power converter
    • 40 to 450 hp, 460 V

    Variable torque (Light duty ratings – 110% current limit)

    • Altivar® 61 power converter
    • 50 to 500 hp, 460 V

    PowerGard™ 18-Pulse enclosed drive controllers are available in Type 1 general purpose or with fan filter options

    What can the PowerGard 18-Pulse controller do for you?

    Custom performance

    • Clean power (low harmonic content) for high-horsepower ratings
    • Customized for specific applications
    • Advanced technology platform increases reliability and uptime
    • Dedicated 18-Pulse transformer/reactor and bridge rectifiers
    • Altivar 61 and 71 power converters for peak performance

    Ease of use

    • Intuitive door-mounted graphic display screen in plain text
    • Programming is clear, precise and illustrated; diagnostics are intuitive
    • Operators mounted on enclosure doors are pre-programmed to save set-up time and expense

    Fully protected

    • Patented 18-Pulse converter technology with premium harmonic mitigation
    • 100,000 AIC coordinated, UL508 listed and NEC article 409 rated
      Meets 2003 IBC and ASCE 7 standards for seismic qualification (optional)

    Expandable network capabilities

    • For building automation, add Lonworks®, BACNet™, MetaSYS® N2, APOGEE® P1 communications cards
    • For industrial applications, add DeviceNet™, Ethernet TCP/IP, FIPIO, Interbus-S, Modbus® Plus, Modbus Uni-Telway, Profibus® DP communication cards



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