AC30 Series Drive From Parker Rceives DNV Marine Certification

Charlotte, NC, – Parker Hannifin, the global leader in motion and control technologies, is pleased to announce that the AC30 series of variable frequency drives has achieved DNV marine certification. The certification acknowledges the ability of AC30 to operate reliably and safely in even the most extreme of environments, including marine and offshore. Available in the power range 1 HP to 100 HP the AC30 can be specified in a wide range of applications including towing winches, cranes, hoists, compressors, propulsion and steering.

The only drive on the market offering environmental protection to class 3C3 and 3C4 (H2S), the AC30 features EMC filters and integral DC line chokes to ensure performance and reliability. The feature rich AC30, a modular drive for control of AC induction or permanent magnet (PMAC) motors in both open- and closed-loop applications, is perfectly suited to the demanding applications of the marine industry.

AC30 frames comply with DNV rules for classification of ships and high speed/light craft in as well as DNV offshore standards under type approval E-13861. Featuring an operating temperature range of 0 to +50 °C, the AC30 also benefits from a built in safe torque-off feature as standard. With Ethernet Modbus TCP/IP provided as standard, flexibility and modularity ensures that a wide range of communications protocols can be added as required, such as Profinet, Profibus and EtherCAT as well as I/O modules. Further information on the AC30 now featuring DNV marine classification can be found at

Parker Hannifin Corporation

SSD Drives Division

9225 Forsyth Park Dr.

Charlotte, NC 28273 USA

Tel: (704) 588-3246

About Parker Hannifin

With annual sales of approximately $13 billion in fiscal year 2015, Parker Hannifin is the world's leading diversified manufacturer of motion and control technologies and systems, providing precision-engineered solutions for a wide variety of mobile, industrial and aerospace markets. The company employs approximately 55,000 people in 50 countries around the world. Parker has increased its annual dividends paid to shareholders for 59 consecutive fiscal years, among the top five longest-running dividend-increase records in the SP 500 index. For more information, visit the company's website at, or its investor information website at

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