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New VLT Midi Drive FC 280 – the evolution of the VLT 2800

Danfoss 11/26/2015

VLT Midi Drive FC 280The new VLT Midi Drive FC 280 - strong on control performance, functional safety, and flexible fieldbus communication

Find out how to reach new levels of performance and access the true high-efficiency potential of applications with the upcoming VLT® Midi Drive FC 280, the evolution of the popular VLT® 2800 drive. The Drive will be available at the beginning of 2016 and will begin to step by step succeed the VLT® 2800.

Unlock valuable savings, with a wide range of features designed to make installing, using, and maintaining the drive as simple and as easy as possible – just set it and forget it.

For precise and efficient motor control for machine builders in the food and beverage, material handling, and processing industries, the VLT® Midi Drive is ideal. It is strong on control performance, functional safety, and flexible fieldbus communication. 

The right mix of features ensures the drive suits the users tasks, whether for conveyor systems, mixers, and packaging systems or driving pumps, fans, and compressors.

With all-pluggable connectors (power up to 7.5 kW), integrated DC-coils, RFI filter, and dual channel STO functional safety, the drive is easy to use and there are no hidden extras. The VLT® Midi Drive gives the freedom to achieve the system goals for his applications:

  • Easy and fast installation and set-up
  • Savings on cost and space
  • Flexibility - to suit your task