Inverter Drives

An inverter drive (also known as Variable frequency drives or VFD) is a type of speed drive that allows you as the user to adjust the speed or output.

How do they work?
Inverter drives are controlled by inputting specific frequencies or parameters into the device to tell it what to do. This will allow for greater control over your machinery and operations.

Features and Benefits:
  • Control small appliances such as fans or pump loads
  • Larger appliances such as high torque machine control
  • Digital operation LED input screens (for easy parameter setting, input and monitoring)
  • Compact and sleek design (saves space in constricted areas)
  • Easy installation
  • Automatic restarts (varies in models)
  • Emergency stops (varies in models)
  • Safety self-diagnostics (varies in models)
  • Energy saving (not having a constant running frequency can save electricity costs)

Where might I use one?
  • Factories
  • Warehouses or distribution centres (for automation purposes)

Inverter drives have many applications of use from small appliances like simple fan and pump loads all the way through to high torque machine control applications. Most inverter drives feature digital operation, usually featuring a LED display or some kind of dial that gives the user direct control of the important parameters they wish to set themselves, this makes them easy to set up and monitor/adjust where needed. Some inverter drives are very compact, making them easy to install and have many side by side if needed. Many inverter drives have built in security features such as automatic restarts after power failures, emergency stops or safety self-diagnostics that help you control the safety of your environment.

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Description Price Power Rating Phase Supply Voltage Current Rating Output Frequency For Use With Ambient Temperature Overall Width Overall Length Overall Depth Control Panel Drive Type Field Bus Communication Type Filter Included
RS Stock No. 891-8886
Mfr. Part No.132F0002
BrandDanfoss
$322.21
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0.37 kW 1 230 V 2.2 A 0 → 200 (VVC+ Mode) Hz, 0 → 400 (U/f Mode) Hz - Maximum of +50°C 150mm 70mm 148mm Yes Variable Speed Modbus Yes
RS Stock No. 872-4066
Mfr. Part No.ATV630D22N4
$5,887.51
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22 kW 3 400 V 39.2 (Heavy Duty) A, 46.3 (Normal Duty) A 0.1 → 500Hz Asynchronous Motors, Synchronous Motors -15 → +60°C 546mm 211mm 232mm Yes Adjustable Frequency Profibus Yes
RS Stock No. 891-8918
Mfr. Part No.132B0101
BrandDanfoss
$64.54
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- - - - - VLT Micro Drive - - - - Yes - - -
RS Stock No. 785-8578
Mfr. Part No.VFD110E43A
BrandDelta
$2,289.24
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11 kW 3 460 V 26 A 0 → 600 Hz 11 kW AC Motor -10 → +50°C 130mm 260mm 169.2mm Yes - RS485 ModBus Yes
RS Stock No. 891-8827
Mfr. Part No.132F0022
BrandDanfoss
$906.50
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2.2 kW 3 400 V 5.3 A 0 → 200 (VVC+ Mode) Hz, 0 → 400 (U/f Mode) Hz - Maximum of +50°C 176mm 75mm 168mm Yes Variable Speed Modbus Yes
RS Stock No. 125-3239
Mfr. Part No.ATV320U06M2C
$478.19
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0.55 kW 1 230 V ac 7.9 A @ 200 V ac 0.1 → 599Hz Single Phase Asynchronous & Synchronous Motors +50 → +60 (with Derating) °C, -10 → +50 (without Derating) °C 138mm 72mm 143mm Yes Adjustable Frequency Profibus Yes
RS Stock No. 466-0460
Mfr. Part No.6SE6440-2UD17-5AA1
BrandSiemens
$1,823.27
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0.75 kW 3 400 V ac 3.7 A 0 → 550Hz - -10 → +50°C 73mm 173mm 149mm - - - -
RS Stock No. 744-9626
Mfr. Part No.6SL3255-0AA00-4CA1
BrandSiemens
$96.89
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- - - - - G120C Series - - - - Yes - - -
RS Stock No. 872-4088
Mfr. Part No.ATV630D90N4
$13,206.42
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90 kW 3 400 V 145 (Heavy Duty) A, 173 (Normal Duty) A 0.1 → 500Hz Asynchronous Motors, Synchronous Motors -15 → +60°C 922mm 290mm 323mm Yes Adjustable Frequency Profibus Yes
RS Stock No. 887-4723
Mfr. Part No.ACS355-03E-04A1-4
BrandABB
$728.18
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1.5 kW 3 400 V 4.1 A 0 → 600Hz 1.5 kW AC Motor -10 → +40°C 70mm 239mm 187mm No Vector Control - Yes
RS Stock No. 887-4745
Mfr. Part No.ACS355-03E-23A1-4
BrandABB
$2,303.46
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11 kW 3 400 V 23.1 A 0 → 600Hz 11 kW AC Motor -10 → +40°C 169mm 236mm 195mm No Vector Control - Yes
RS Stock No. 122-4338
Mfr. Part No.730-32047-00P
BrandEaton
$125.43
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- - - - - DG1 Variable Frequency Drivers - - - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 826-4606
Mfr. Part No.3G3MX2-AB004-V1
BrandOmron
$880.14
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0.4 kW 1 230 V ac 6.3 (CT) A, 7.3 (VT) A 0.1 → 400Hz 0.4 kW AC Motor -10 → +50°C 68mm 128mm 122.5mm - - RS485 -
RS Stock No. 891-8915
Mfr. Part No.132B0100
BrandDanfoss
$63.29
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- - - - - VLT Micro Drive - - - - Yes - - -
RS Stock No. 785-8569
Mfr. Part No.VFD022E43A
BrandDelta
$971.71
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2.2 kW 3 460 V 7.1 A 0 → 600 Hz 2.2 kW AC Motor -10 → +50°C 100mm 174mm 152mm Yes - RS485 ModBus Yes
RS Stock No. 785-8528
Mfr. Part No.VFD004EL21A
BrandDelta
$307.04
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0.4 kW 1 230 V 6.5 A 0 → 600 Hz 0.4 kW AC Motor -10 → +50°C 72mm 174mm 136mm Yes - RS485 ModBus Yes
RS Stock No. 125-0791
Mfr. Part No.134X0702
BrandDanfoss
$2,004.75
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4 kW 3 400 V 6.8 (441 → 480 V) A, 8.3 (380 → 440 V) A 0 → 500Hz 3 Phase Asynchronous Motors and Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motors 0 → +45 (Full Constant Output Current) °C, 0 → +55 (with Derating) °C 168mm 90mm 272.5mm Yes Adjustable Frequency RS485 Yes
RS Stock No. 869-6463
Mfr. Part No.16G-11-0045-BF
BrandParker
$747.52
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0.75 kW 1 230 V ac 11.4 A 0.5 → 590Hz 0.75 kW AC Motor -10 → +40°C 412mm 200mm 198mm Yes Vector Control RS-232, RS485 ModBus Yes
RS Stock No. 891-8937
Mfr. Part No.132B0111
BrandDanfoss
$8.25
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- - - - - M1 Frame, M2 Frame, VLT Micro Drive - - - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 791-8670
Mfr. Part No.6SL3210-1KE22-6AB1
BrandSiemens
$2,961.06
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11 kW 3 400 V 25 A 0 → 550Hz - 0 → +40°C 295mm 140mm 200mm Yes - Modbus Yes
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