PowerFlex DC Drives

Our full line of PowerFlex® DC drive products includes PowerFlex DC digital drives, PowerFlex DC standalone regulators (SAR), and PowerFlex DC field controllers. Our DC solutions can meet the needs of a wide range of demanding applications. They are designed for DC motor applications and retrofits up to 6000 Hp / 4000 kW.

Bulletin 20P PowerFlex DC Drives
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Features

  • Offers the following power ratings:
    • 200…240V: 1.2…224 kW / 1.5…300 Hp / 7…1050 A
    • 380…480V: 1.5…671 kW / 2…900 Hp / 4.1…1494 A
    • 500…600V: 37…932 kW / 50…1250 Hp / 67.5…1688 A
    • 690V: 298…1044 kW / 400…1400 Hp / 452…1582 A
  • Offers both regenerative and non-regenerative configurations
  • Includes open type enclosure, armature converter
  • Includes a regulated field converter
  • Features advanced regulator with integrated DPI™ functionality, DC tachometer, and encoder capability
  • Provides noise and voltage suppression for noise-sensitive environments
  • Offers flexible feedback and communication options
  • Offers extensive I/O—up to 12 digital inputs and outputs, 3 analog inputs, and 4 analog outputs
  • Provides optimized global voltage settings designed to worldwide standards
  • Flash upgradeable
  • Provides configuration and programming via integral LCD keypad, or software
  • Offers Premier Integration with PowerFlex® drives that uses the Logix control platform to simplify parameter and tag programming, and reduce development time

DC Field Controller Features

  • Offers a three-phase reversing field controller in the following ranges:
    • 60…200 VAC input: 17...575 A output
    • 230...500 VAC input: 17...575 A output
  • Provides three-phase, four quadrant (reversing) DC motor or generator field control
  • Features open type enclosure
  • Offers integrated DPI™ functionality, flexible communication options
  • Features firmware that is Flash upgradeable
  • Offers configuration and programming via integral LCD keypad, or software
  • Provides extensive I/O - up to 12 digital inputs and outputs, 3 analog inputs and 4 analog outputs
  • Use for standalone DC motor field control applications or in conjunction with a PowerFlex DC Digital Drive or PowerFlex DC Standalone Regulator (SAR)
  • Use in standalone mode to:
    • Provide power to a DC motor field with a fixed reference by using fixed I/O
    • Control electromagnets and other non-motor loads
  • Allows you to modernize your DC motor control by using existing motor and external power bridge
  • Provides a cost-effective solution for DC retrofit applications that require motor reversing

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Specifications

TitleNumberDownload
PowerFlex Digital DC Drive Technical Data20P-TD001

Certifications

  • DC Drive Certifications
    • CE
    • c-UL-us
    • EAC
    • KCC
    • RCM
    • RoHS
  • DC Field Controller Certifications
    • CE
    • c-UL-us
    • EAC
    • KCC
    • RCM
    • RoHS

Certifications apply when product is marked. See our Product Certification site for Declarations of Conformity, certificates and other certification details.

Product Certifications

See our Product Certification site for Declarations of Conformity, certificates and other certification details.

Documentation

TitleNumberDownload
PowerFlex DC Drive Product Profile20P-PP001
PowerFlex Low Voltage Drive Selection GuidePFLEX-SG002
PowerFlex Digital DC Drive Technical Data20P-TD001
PowerFlex Digital DC Drive User Manual20P-UM001
PowerFlex DC Field Controller Installation Instructions23PFC-IN001
PowerFlex DC Fiber-optic Interface Option Module Installation Instructions20P-IN078
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Product Certifications

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