Variable Frequency Drive features washdown duty design.

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Featuring NEMA 4X enclosure, Model CFW08 VFD can be exposed to water, sprays, high humidity, and dusty environments without damage. Unit is rated for heavy-duty applications supporting 150% current overload capacity and can handle temperatures from 32-104°F with 90% humidity at altitudes up to 3,300 ft. Protective features include over current, motor overload, drive over temperature, short circuit, DC bus over and under voltage, and external fault.



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WEG Introduces NEMA 4X Wash Down VFD



Smaller size saves space, reduces total installation cost

ATLANTA, Ga.-WEG Electric Corp. (www.weg.net/us), a leading global supplier of motors, drives, controls, transformers, and generators, introduces the CFW08 Wash Down duty variable frequency drive, featuring a compact size with full functionality.

The CFW08 Wash Down duty VFD is specifically designed for harsh environments that are exposed to water. With the NEMA 4X enclosure, the product can be exposed to water, sprays, high humidity, and dusty environments without damage. The CFW08 Wash Down is ideal for the food and beverage industry, as well as other severe environments. It is well suited for a variety of applications, including controlling pumps, fans, blowers, conveyors, rollout tables, agitators, and mixers.

The CFW08 Wash Down is rated for heavy-duty applications supporting 150% current overload capacity. Additionally, it can handle temperatures from 32°F to 104°F with 90% humidity at altitudes up to 3,300 feet.

"The CFW08 Wash Down variable frequency drive offers extensive programmable control features, as well as flexible mounting and display options," stated Charles Schuh, Drives Product Manager. "Saving installation space and total installation cost, it has everything you need in one small, reliable water-resistant drive package."

Protective features include: over current, motor overload, drive over temperature, output phase-to-phase and phase-to-ground short circuit, DC bus over and under voltage, and external fault. Display readings include: motor speed, frequency, voltage, current, last fault, heat sink temperature, and drive status.

For more information on the new CFW08 NEMA 4X Wash Down, please visit www.weg.net/us or call 1-800-ASK-4WEG.

About WEG Electric Corp.

Founded in 1961, WEG has grown into a global solutions provider of industrial electrical technologies. WEG is the largest industrial electric motor manufacturer in the Americas and one of the largest manufacturers of electric motors in the world producing more than 10 million units annually. Committed to growth on a global scale, WEG continually invests in state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities and processes, and the development of new and improved industrial electrical solutions. WEG offers a diverse and integrated product line that includes motors, drives, controls, transformers, and generators. WEG has committed to an R&D investment of 3% of annual global sales.

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