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Automation and Control

                                          Altivar 212 -  Variable speed drives - HVAC -  ATV212

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                                          Altivar 212

                                          Centred on Centralised Technical Management

                                          • Instant viewing of the energy consumption.
                                          • Detection of failures for quick intervention: belt breakage, pump running dry, phase failure, supply fault, etc.
                                          • Preventative maintenance for reducing costs and optimising the equipment: fault alert, operating time, etc.
                                          • Connection to building supervision network using embedded protocols.

                                          Centred on user-friendliness

                                          • Tools for installing, parameter and viewing the installation (remote graphic terminal in 6 languages, Multi-Loader, Bluetooth and SoMove Mobile).
                                          • Compact size.
                                          • Simple maintenance.

                                          Centred on protection

                                          • Continuity of service assured.
                                          • Dedicated “Building” series functions (fire mode, register monitoring, mechanical protection function, etc.
                                          • Integrated EMC filter, anti harmonic technology (THDI ˜ 30%).



                                          Dedicated HVAC drives for 0.75 to 75 kW motors


                                          The Altivar 212 is a variable speed drive for 3-phase asynchronous motors from 0.75 kW to 75 kW. It is specifically intended for the most commonly encountered fluid management applications in tertiary sector buildings (HVAC): heating, ventilation, air conditioning and pumping. Due to its eco-energy based design, energy savings of up to 70% can be achieved compared to a traditional control system.


                                          • Altivar 212 covers motor powers between 0.75 kW and 75 kW on the following supplies:
                                            • 200…240V 3-phase, from 0.75 kW to 30 kW, IP 21
                                            • 380…480V 3-phase, from 0.75 kW to 75 kW, IP 21
                                            • 380…480V 3-phase, from 0.75 kW to 75 kW, UL Type 12/IP 55
                                          • Speed range: 1:50 
                                          • Transient over torque: 110% - 60 s.
                                          • Integrated EMC filters, categories C1 to C3 depending on model
                                          • Communication bus most commonly used on the market integrated: Modbus, METASYS N2®, APOGEE FLN P1® and BACnet®. Optional: LonWorks 
                                          • Complies to international standards and certifications: UL, CSA, C-Tick and NOM
                                          • Antiharmonic technology enables a THDI < 30% to be achieved


                                          • Less noise pollution (airdraulic noise, motor noise, etc.).
                                          • Detection of transmission component breakage.
                                          • Smoke extraction: forced start with fault inhibition.
                                          • Automatic restart.
                                          • Allows register management. 

                                          Heating and Air conditioning:

                                          • Optimise control in fluid processing.
                                          • Use of PID controller (temperature, flow rate, pressure, etc.).
                                          • Adjustable flow rates for better energy management.
                                          • Suppression of mechanical resonance.


                                          • Detection of underload/overload, pump running dry.
                                          • Multi-motor configuration.
                                          • Limitation of operating time at low speed.
                                          • Sleep/Wake function.
                                          • Pressure surge suppression for prolonging the life of the installation.
                                           The dual port enables a dialogue tool and a communication network to be connected at the same time.