To fill the gap between simple motor starters and full-featured frequency inverters, Nord Drivesystems has launched a new inverter for process engineering.

The Nordac Base SK 180E is an ATEX-compliant, decentralised frequency inverter.

It allows for an economical operation and comes in protection class IP 69K for complete sealing of the housing, particularly appealing for processing applications which requires frequent high-pressure cleaning.

Specifically designed for simple applications, the compact SK 180E can be mounted outside a switch cabinet and concentrates on the essential functions for pumps and conveyor technology.

According to Nord, this results in significant savings in both purchase and performance.

The Nordac Base includes power ranges up to 2.2 kW with easy commissioning and operation.

It is also flexible with regards to accessories, function, and a number of communication interfaces, making it compatible with all common bus systems.

The IP 69K housing offers protection against the ingress of dust and jets from high pressure water and steam cleaning and the SK 180E can also be modified for operation in explosive environments depending on the area of application.

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