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Altivar 31C Variable Frequency Drive VFD

Enclosed drives for simple machines 0.18 to 15 kW

Part of Altivar

IP55 Enclosed drives for simple machines 0.18 to 15 kW (0.25 to 20 Hp). This range allows full customization of the human-machine interface part of the enclosure. The ATV31C has removable blanking plates where either a Vario switch disconnect or GV2 circuit breaker can be added as well as up to four 22mm operators (pushbuttons, LEDs, potentiometer,etc).

Altivar 31C Variable Frequency Drive VFD
  • Features

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    The Altivar 31C range of variable speed drives covers motor power ratings from 0.18 kW to 15 kW with two types of power supply:

    • 200 V to 240 V single-phase 0.18 kW to 2.2 kW
    • 380 V to 500 V three-phase 0.37 kW to 15 kW
    • Customisable enclosure for ready-to-use motor starter applications for 200 to 240 V single-phase supply and up to 4 kW for 380 to 500 V three-phase supply
    • Standard enclosure for motors rated above 5.5 kW for 380 to 500 V three-phase supply

    The Altivar 31C drive comprises:

    • An integrated terminal with display unit
    • Menu scrolling keys
    • Run and Stop keys for local control
    • Modbus and CANopen industrial communication protocols as standard
    • The entire range complies with
      - International standards IEC 61800-5-1, IEC 61800-2 and IEC 61800-3
      - UL, CSA and GOST certification
      - CE marking


    Ruggedness for better integration into hostile environments:

    • Possibility of installing the drive as close to the motor as possible
    • Integrated functions specifically adapted to respond to applications requiring an IP55 degree of protection in a hostile environment
    • Integrates Modbus and CANopen communication protocols

    Flexibility to adapt to each machine:

    • Customisable depending on the model
    • Easy configuration with different tools: drive configurations can be loaded, printed and saved using the remote display terminal, SoMove setup software or the Simple Loader configuration tool


    • Material handling (conveyors, hoists, etc.)
    • Packing and packaging machines (labeling machines, sack filling machines, etc.)
    • Pumping applications (suction pumps, centrifugal pumps, circulating pumps, mono-pump and multi-pump stations, etc.)
    • Machines equipped with fans (air or smoke extraction, plastic film making machines, ovens, boilers, washing machines, etc.)
    • Specialist machines (mixers, kneaders, textile machines, etc.)

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