ABB ACS800 Multidrives Overview

Overview of the Construction

A multidrive is made up of several different units. These sections are called multidrive units. The most important units are:

Drive Units

Inverters have built-in capacitors for smoothing the voltage of the DC busbars. The electrical connection to the common DC busbar is fuse protected. However, an optional fuse switch with a capacitor charging device can be selected to disconnect the whole drive unit. Each inverter has a drive control unit (DCU) which contains the RMIO board and optional I/O modules. Several different I/O extension modules for different functions such as control, monitoring and measurement purposes are available. A separate pulse encoder interface module is also possible. Other optional features include the prevention of unexpected start-up for the inverters to provide a safe interlock for the system.

Diode Supply Unit (DSU)

A diode supply unit is used in non-regenerative drive systems to convert three-phase AC voltage to DC voltage. A 12-pulse bridge configuration can be implemented with the unit supplied by a three-winding transformer with a thirty degree phase shift between secondary windings. A diode supply unit is controlled by an RMIO board similar to drive units and IGBT supply units. This allows parameter setting, monitoring and diagnostic with CDP312R control panel, DriveWindow and fieldbuses.

IGBT Supply Unit (ISU)

An IGBT supply unit is used in regenerative drive systems to convert three-phase AC voltage to DC voltage. In power control it gives the same firm but gentle performance as DTC gives in motor control

The main circuit consists of a main switch, a filter and a converter. The converter is hardware compatible with drive units. The converter can operate in both motoring and generating modes. The DC voltage constant and the line current sinusoidal. The control also provides a near unity power factor. The control performance is excellent due to the ultra-fast control technology, the same as in DTC.

A fully regenerative IGBT supply unit with power factor 1 requires no power compensation. The unit can also boost DC voltage e.g. when the line voltage is low. Harmonic content remains extremely low due to DTC control and LCL filtering.

Thyristor Supply Unit (TSU)

A thyristor supply unit is used in regnerative drive systems to convert three-phase AC voltage to DC voltage. The thyristor supply unit contains two 6-pulse thyristor bridges in antiparallel connection. It has the ability to regenerate back to the mains, providing considerable energy savings with applications having excessive braking powers. A 12-pulse bridge configuration can be implemented with two thyristor supply units supplied by a three-winding transformer. This configuration reduceds harmonics in the supply network.

Paralle Connected Supply Units

It is possible to connect two supply units in parallel to teh same DC bus to get higher power or redundancy. These two units will be located at the rear ends of the drive DC bus. This possibility concerns parallel connection of two diode supply units (DSU+DSU), two IGBT supply units (ISU+ISU), or a DSU and an ISU to the same DC bus.

Higher power is needed, for example, in high power applications where it gives more drive flexibility to connect drive units to the same DC bus, or for high overload requirements.

Redundancy is needed in critical processes and also when maintenance intervals are long

Using DSU+ISU connected in parallel is a solution for when the need for braking power is much lower than for motoring power. ISU is dimensioned for braking power and operates continuously, while DSU is dimensioned for motor power minus ISU power.

Brake Unit

In resistor braking whenever the voltage in the intermediate circuit of a frequency converter exceeds a certain limit, a braking chopper connects the circuit to a braking resistor.

Standard braking resistors are separately available in their own cabinets. Non-standard resistors can be used providing that the specified resistance value is not decreased and that the heat dissipation capacity of the resistor is sufficient for the drive application.

AC800M Control Unit (optional)

The multidrive concept also includes the control unit for the AC800M and S800 I/O. The control unit is equipped with communication interfaces, power supplies and the front devices necessary for the automation equipment.

ACS800 Multidrive

Features

Compact and Complete

  • Integration and compact size
  • Construction simpler
  • Wide range of options available
  • Common ABB drive technology

User Interface

  • User-friendly customer interface
  • Versatile connections and communications
  • Extensive programmability

Industrial Design

  • Wide power and voltage range
  • Wide range of robust enclosures available
  • Robust main circuit design
  • Extensive protections
  • Galvanic isolation of I/O
  • All terminals designed for industrial use
  • Worldwide approvals: CE, UL, cUL, CSA, C-Tick, GOST R

Right Performance
For Every Application

  • DTC, accurate dynamic and static speed and torque control
  • DTC - allows high overload-ability and gives high starting torque
  • DTC, fast control
  • DTC, flux optimization and sophisticated motor model
  • DTC, mechanics friendly
  • DTC, line supply control

Made by ABB

  • Global market leader in AC drives. Long experience.
  • World wide service and support network

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500 V Drive Units

UN = 500 V (Range 380 to 500 V)

Type Designation Nominal
Icont. max
A (AC)
Nominal
Imax
A
No-overload
Pcont. max
kW
Light-overload
IN
A
Light-overload
PN
kW
Heavy-duty
Ihd
A
Heavy-duty
Phd
kW
Heat Dissipation
kW
Frame Size Click for Quote
ACS800-107-0004-54.9072.204.502.203.401.500.10R2i
ACS800-107-0005-56.20835.6034.202.200.10R2i
ACS800-107-0006-58.101147.7045.6030.20R2i
ACS800-107-0009-511145.50105.507.5040.20R2i
ACS800-107-0011-513187.50127.509.205.500.30R2i
ACS800-107-0016-51924111811137.500.30R3i
ACS800-107-0020-5253215231518110.40R3i
ACS800-107-0025-5344618.503118.5023150.50R3i
ACS800-107-0030-542622239223218.500.60R4i
ACS800-107-0040-5487230443036220.80R4i
ACS800-107-0050-5658637613750301R5i
ACS800-107-0060-57911245754560371.20R5i
ACS800-107-0070-59613855885569451.40R5i
ACS800-107-0105-5115172751105586551.10R7i
ACS800-107-0125-51352029013090101551.30R7i
ACS800-107-0145-5166248110159110124751.70R7i
ACS800-107-0175-5208312132200132156902R7i
ACS800-107-0215-52503741602401601871102.20R7i
ACS800-107-0260-53154572003022002361323.20R8i
ACS800-107-0320-53655302503502502731604R8i
ACS800-107-0400-54556603154373153402005.40R8i
ACS800-107-0460-55257623555043553932505.90R8i
ACS800-107-0610-570010165006725005243557.80R8i
ACS800-107-0910-5105015247101008710785560122xR8i
ACS800-107-1210-5137219911000131710001026710152xR8i
ACS800-107-1820-52037295614501956145015241120223xR8i
ACS800-107-2430-52688390120002580185020111400294xR8i
ACS800-107-3030-53343485024003209240025001600365xR8i
ACS800-107-3640-53990579029003830290029852000436xR8i

Dimensions

Frame Size Height
mm
Width
mm
Width
(with top exit)
mm
Depth
mm
Weight
kg
Noise Level
db(A)
Noise Level
db(A)5)
Air Flow
m3/h
R2i21301)4002)-64418062-35
R3i21301)4002)-64418062-69
R4i21301)4002)-64418062-103
R5i21301)4002)-64418065-168
R7i21301)4006004)6446)20072-800
R8i21301)4003)7003)4)6446)32072601280
2xR8i21301)6003)9003)4)6446)51074622560
3xR8i21301)8003)12003)4)6446)66076643840
4xR8i21301)12003)16003)4)6446)102076645120
5xR8i21301)14003)18003)4)6446)117077656400
6xR8i21301)16003)22003)4)6446)132078667680

1) Cabinet height is 2315 mm for IP54 classification and for IPXXR 2051 mm. An additional 10 mm is required for marine supports.
2) 1-3 x R2i, 1-3 x R3i, 1-2 x R4i, 1-2 x R5i.
3) 300 mm is required for Drive Control Unit (DCU). One DCU can be used for two drive units.
4) Delivered with additional cabinet(s), when top exit or common motor output connection is required.
5) Average noise level with controlled cooling fan.
6) Alternative for top exit with additional cabinet: Backpack, depth is an additional 120 mm.

Nominal Ratings

Icont. max: rated current available continuously without overloadability at 40 ºC.
Imax: maximum output current. Available for 10 s at start, otherwise as long as allowed by drive temperature.

Typical Ratings

No-overload use.
Pcont. max: typical motor power in no-overload use.

Light-overload Use

IN: continuous current allowing 110% IN for 1 min / 5 min at 40 ºC.
PN: typical motor power in light-overload use.

Heavy-duty Use

Ihd: continuous current allowing 150% Ihd for 1 min / 5 min at 40 ºC.
Phd: typical motor power in heavy-duty use.


The current ratings are the same regardless of the supply voltage within one voltage range.

The ratings apply in 40 ºC ambient temperature. In lower temperatures the ratings are higher (except Imax).

Dimensioning has to be checked with DriveSize.

The rated current of the ACS800 must be higher than or equal to the rated motor current to achieve the rated motor power given in the table.

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500 V Supply Units

  • IGBT Supply (ISU)
  • 6-Pulse Diode (DSU)
  • 6-Pulse Regenerative (TSU)
  • 12-Pulse Diode (DSU)
  • 12-Pulse Regen. (TSU)
Type Designation Nominal
Icont. max
A (AC)
Nominal
Icont. max
A (DC)
Nominal
Imax
A (DC)
Nominal
SN
kVA
No-overload
Pcont. max
kW (DC)
Light-overload
IN
A (DC)
Light-overload
PN
kW (DC)
Heavy-duty
Ihd
A (DC)
Heavy-duty
Phd
kW (DC)
Heat Dissipation
kW
Frame Size Click for Quote
ACS800-207-0165-51802183271561542101481631154R7i
ACS-207-0195-52202673941911892561812001414.4R7i
ACS800-207-0230-52703274752202313142222451736.2R8i
ACS-207-0310-53604366333123094192963272318.4R8i
ACS800-207-0390-545054679239038652437040828911R8i
ACS800-207-0520-5600727105652051469849454438515R8i
ACS800-207-0780-5900109115847797721048741816577212xR8i
ACS800-207-1020-51176142620691018100813699681067754292xR8i
ACS800-207-1510-5174621173072151214972032143715841120433xR8i
ACS800-207-2000-5230427944054199519752682189620901478564xR8i
ACS800-207-2960-5342041476017296229323981281531022193836xR8i
Type Designation Nominal
Icont. max
A (AC)
Nominal
Icont. max
A (DC)
Nominal
Imax
A (DC)
Nominal
SN
kVA
No-overload
Pcont. max
kW (DC)
Light-overload
IN
A (DC)
Light-overload
PN
kW (DC)
Heavy-duty
Ihd
A (DC)
Heavy-duty
Phd
kW (DC)
Heat Dissipation
kW
Frame Size Click for Quote
ACS800-307-0250-52863504622472293352192801831.5D3
ACS800-307-0350-54085007003533274803144002622.4D3
ACS800-307-0490-55717009244954586704395603673.8D4
ACS800-307-0710-5816100014007076559606298005245D4
ACS800-307-0990-5114314001848990917134087711207337.62xD4
ACS800-307-1310-515181860260413151218179011721490976102xD4
ACS800-307-1970-5227827903906197218272685175822301460153xR8
ACS800-307-2630-5303737205208263024363580234429801951204xD4
ACS800-307-3290-5379646506510328730454475293037202436255xD4
Type Designation Nominal
Icont. max
A (AC)
Nominal
Icont. max
A (DC)
Nominal
Imax
A (DC)
Nominal
SN
kVA
No-overload
Pcont. max
kW (DC)
Light-overload
IN
A (DC)
Light-overload
PN
kW (DC)
Heavy-duty
Ihd
A (DC)
Heavy-duty
Phd
kW (DC)
Heat Dissipation
kW
Frame Size Click for Quote
ACS800-407-0850-59811202194785079211377498815806.3B4
ACS800-407-1400-51617198032081400130418721233145095510B4
ACS800-407-2120-524493000486021201976283818692244147817B5
ACS800-407-2600-528583500567024752305331021802618172421B5
Type Designation Nominal
Icont. max
A (AC)
Nominal
Icont. max
A (DC)
Nominal
Imax
A (DC)
Nominal
SN
kVA
No-overload
Pcont. max
kW (DC)
Light-overload
IN
A (DC)
Light-overload
PN
kW (DC)
Heavy-duty
Ihd
A (DC)
Heavy-duty
Phd
kW (DC)
Heat Dissipation
kW
Frame Size Click for Quote
ACS800-507-0490-55717009244954586704395603673.8D4
ACS800-507-0710-5816100014007076559606298005245D4
ACS800-507-0990-5114314001848990917134087711207337.62xD4
ACS800-507-1310-515181860260413151218179011721490976102xD4
ACS800-507-1970-5227827903906197218272685175822301460153xD4
ACS800-507-2630-5303737205208263024363580234429801951204xD4
ACS800-507-3290-5379646506510328730454475293037202436255xD4
Type Designation Nominal
Icont. max
A (AC)
Nominal
Icont. max
A (DC)
Nominal
Imax
A (DC)
Nominal
SN
kVA
No-overload
Pcont. max
kW (DC)
Light-overload
IN
A (DC)
Light-overload
PN
kW (DC)
Heavy-duty
Ihd
A (DC)
Heavy-duty
Phd
kW (DC)
Heat Dissipation
kW
Frame Size Click for Quote
ACS800-807-1615-518642283370016141504216114231672110113B4
ACS800-807-2660-530723764609426612479355623422758181620B4
ACS800-807-4030-546535700923440303754539235514252280033B5
ACS800-807-4700-5543066521077347034381629341444976327742B5

IGBT Supply Unit (ISU) Dimensions

Frame Size Height
mm
Width
mm
Depth
mm
Weight
kg
Noise Level
db(A)
Noise Level
db(A)4)
Air Flow
m3/h
R7i21301)100064435072-1300
R8i21301)20002)64495074621880
2xR8i21301)20003)644175076643840
3xR8i21301)26003)644240078666400
4xR8i21301)28003)644258078667680
6xR8i21301)36003)6443600806811520

6-pulse diode (DSU) Dimensions

Frame Size Height
mm
Width
mm
Depth
mm
Weight
kg
Noise Level
db(A)
Noise Level
db(A)4)
Air Flow
m3/h
D321301)12006448406555720
D421301)12006448406555720
2xD421301)1800644106067571440
3xD421301)20003)644133068582160
4xD421301)24003)644190069592880
5xD421301)30003)644217070603600

6-pulse Regenerative (TSU) Dimensions

Frame Size Height
mm
Width
mm
Depth
mm
Weight
kg
Noise Level
db(A)
Noise Level
db(A)4)
Air Flow
m3/h
B421301)2800644169072-2500
B521301)2800644209075-4500

12-pulse diode (DSU) Dimensions

Frame Size Height
mm
Width
mm
Depth
mm
Weight
kg
Noise Level
db(A)
Noise Level
db(A)4)
Air Flow
m3/h
D421301)13006448406555720
2xD421301)1700644106067571440
3xD421301)26003)644133068582160
4xD421301)30003)644190069592880
5xD421301)32003)644217070603600

12-pulse Regenerative (TSU) Dimensions

Frame Size Height
mm
Width
mm
Depth
mm
Weight
kg
Noise Level
db(A)
Noise Level
db(A)4)
Air Flow
m3/h
B421305200644329074-5000
B521305200644329077-9000

1) Cabinet height is 2315 mm for IP54 classification and for IPXXR 2051 mm. An additional 10 mm is required for marine supports
2) Width 1600 mm if UL or CSA approved
3) An additional 300 mm cabinet is required when top connection of supply cables is needed.
4) Average noise level with controlled cooling fan

Nominal Ratings

Icont. max: rated current available continuously without overloadability at 40 ºC.
Imax: maximum output current

Typical Ratings

No-overload use
Pcont. max: power in no overload use.

Light-overload Use

IN: continuous current allowing 110% 1N for 1 min / 5 min at 40 ºC.
PN: power in light-overload use.

Heavy-duty Use

Ihd: continuous current allowing 150% Ihd for 1 min / 5 min at 40 ºC.
Phd: power in heavy-duty use.


The current ratings are the same regardless of the supply voltage within one voltage range

The ratings apply in 40 ºC ambient temperature. In lower temperatures the ratings are higher (except Imax).

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