Danfoss VLT® AQUA Drive FC 202

Maximum Energy Efficiency for Water and Wastewater Applications.

The Danfoss VLT® AQUA Drive is designed to provide the highest level of performance of AC-motor-driven water and wastewater applications. Featuring a wide range of powerful standard features, which can be expanded with performance-improving options, the drive is equally suited to both new and retrofit projects.

The considerable daily load variation in water or wastewater treatment plants makes it economically feasible to introduce motor control on rotating equipment such as pumps and blowers. The new generation VLT AQUA Drive can realistically offer first-year cost savings of between 10–30% compared to traditional drive solutions. Its high lifetime availability and low energy consumption and maintenance costs provide you with the lowest cost of ownership.

The quick and user-friendly setup of water and pump settings reduces installation time ensuring a fast route to maximize energy efficiency and motor control. By collecting the most important parameters in one place, the risk of incorrect configuration is reduced significantly.

  • Specifications
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    Commissioning - -
    SmartStart -
    Quick Menu "water and pumps" -
    Motor independency -
    Automatic motor adaption -
    Single and multiple motor applications -
    Constant and variable torque -
    High and normal overload -
    4 set ups -
    Multi-zone -
    3 PID controllers for additional equipment -
    Smart Logic Controller -
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    Starting - -
    Pre-lubrication -
    Deragging -
    Pipe filling -
    Initial ramp -
    Advanced minimum speed monitoring -
    Flow confirmation -
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    Operation - -
    Automatic energy optimization -
    Lubrication -
    End of curve detection -
    Dry run detection -
    Low flow detection and sleep mode -
    Flying start and kinetic backup -
    Timed actions -
    Preventative maintenance -
    Deragging -
    Flexible and intelligent handling of user info, warnings, and alarms -
    Flow compensation -
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    Stopping - -
    Check valve ramp -
    Final ramp -
    Post lubrication -
    Deragging -


    Supply Voltages and Power Range: - -
    1 x 200-240 V...1.1-22 kW -
    1 x 380-480 V...7.5-37 kW -
    3 x 200-240 V...0.25-45 kW -
    3 x 380-480 V...0.37 kW – 1 MW  -
    3 x 525-600 V...0.75-90 kW -
    3 x 525-690 V...1.1 kW – 1.4 MW -
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    Low Harmonic Drive - -
    3 x 380-480 V...132-710 kW -
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    12-pulse Drive - -
    3 x 380-500...250-1000 kW -
    3 x 525-690...250-1400 kW -
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    Supply Frequency 50/60 Hz -


    Ambient Temperature - -
    Electronic thermal motor protection against overload -
    Up to 55°C (50°C without derating; D-frame 45°C) -
    Temperature monitoring of the heatsink ensures that the frequency converter trips in case of overtemperature -
    The frequency converter is protected against short-circuits on motor terminals U, V, W -
    Protection against mains phase loss -

    Features & Benefits

    Assets are protected thanks to specially designed software that prevents, for example, water hammering -
    Energy efficiency is maximized as a result of the drives control algorithms and design which focus on reducing heat loss -
    High energy savings related to air conditioning are ensured due to the unique back-channel-cooling concept that transfers 90% of heat away from the room -
    Electromagnetic interference and harmonic distortion are reduced thanks to the built-in, scalable RFI filter and integrated DC link chokes -
    Perfect system integration and adaptation to the application are possible due to freely programmable warnings and alerts -
    3–8% energy savings are achieved as a result of Automatic Energy Optimization -


    Fieldbus Communication - -
    Standard built-in: FC Protocol Modbus RTU Optional: VLT® PROFIBUS DP V1 MCA 101, VLT® Device Net MCA 104, VLT® PROFINET MCA 120, VLT® Ethernet/IP MCA 121, VLT® Modbus TCP MCA 122


    Centrifugal Pumps and Blowers -
    Positivie Displacement Blowers -
    AC-Motor-Driven Water -
    Wastewater Applications -
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