Modular Drives offer 98% operating efficiency.

Press Release Summary:

Models VLT 5122/5302 are 90-200 kW, 125-300 hp drives are available with built-in RFI performance to EN 55011 class B. Power termination design accepts single box lug or dual cable legs. Logic routing includes tie-down provisions to simplify installation and protect against noise disturbance. Ambient temperature ratings are 40-45°C in VT mode, 50°C with changes in switching pattern.

Original Press Release:

Danfoss Drives Introduces Redesigned VLT 5000® Series Drive Units

LOVES PARK, IL -- Danfoss Drives releases a redesigned version of its popular VLT 5000 series. The new 90-200kW/125HP-300HP units have been optimized to provide increased reliability, higher performance, lower installation costs and lower overall costs of ownership.

The new units, VLT 5122 and VLT 5302, provide an optimized drive solution for industrial applications. The enhanced design gives customers greater ease of installation, reducing the time and costs associated with mounting and commissioning and reducing costs. The new units use the same operating software as the rest of the VLT 5000 series.

Benefits of the new design include:
o Space savings - the new designs are on average 35% smaller than their predecessors, with the smallest NEMA12/IP54 full-featured drive on the market
o Lower cost - modular construction allows users to buy only what is needed
o Easy retrofit - operating software and options remain the same
o High reliability - optimized design simplifies mounting and wiring and reduces the overall number of components
o High quality - each unit us built using the latest manufacturing techniques combined with extensive testing and burn-in
o Increased performance - higher ambient temperature, improved EMC performance and higher dynamic brake duty cycle
o Easy maintenance and service - drive design focused on maintenance and service to ensure continuous operation
o Easy installation - the customer-reviewed designs ensure greater ease of installation.

Enhanced features of the new design include:
o Built-in RFI performance to EN 55011 class B available
o Integral disconnect with option of available fuses
o New power termination design for easy installation, accepting single box lug or dual cable legs
o Logic routing includes tie-down provisions to simplify installation and protect against noise disturbance
o 98 percent operating efficiency
o Options available from Rittal for easy installation of IP00 units in Rittal TS8 enclosures
o Ambient temperature ratings of 40-45 degrees C in VT mode, 50 degrees C with changes in switching pattern.

Danfoss Drives is a leading global producer of precision mechanical and electrical components, with locations in more than 120 countries. We introduced the world's first mass-produced AFD in 1968, and have set the standard for motion control ever since.

For more information, contact: Danfoss Drives, 4401 N. Bell School Road, Loves Park, IL 61111; Phone: (800) 432-6367; Fax: (815) 639-8000; Email:; Website:

More from Transportation Industry Products

All Topics

COVID-19 Response Suppliers COVID-19 Response:
Can Your Company Help Provide Critical Supplies?

We are using the power of our platform to aid in the mass shortage of critical supplies. If your company can help provide supplies, capabilities, or materials for products such as N-95 Masks and Tyvek SuitsPlease let us know.

COVID-19 Response Suppliers