The Specialist Pump Drive

From the drive specialists

Pump Drive F600

Simple, reliable flow control

Applications involving the flow of water demand extreme reliability and low energy consumption. Control Techniques’ F600 drive, part of the newly introduced Specialist series of industry-specific drive technologies, builds on our company’s five decades of drives expertise, delivering precise, dependable flow control.

Everything you need is baked into the drive itself. The F600 packs all of the features you’ll need, presented using terminology you’ll understand. This isn’t a generic drive with pump features tacked on; it’s a dedicated, specialist pump drive, designed from the ground up to deliver the reliability and efficiency you need. 

 

Introducing The Specialist Pump Drive, from the drive specialists

 

The perfect mix of application-specific features developed into a single solution  


Speaks your language
The F600 drive is tuned to suit your every need, optimised for minimal setup time yet sacrificing none of the flexibility. Whatever the challenge, our dedicated approach to clear parameter naming and structuring ensures we not only have the answers, but in a format you’ll understand.

Energy savings, unlocking the potential

On average, 85% of a pump’s life-cycle cost is attributed to its energy consumption, therefore, optimising the energy usage can mean a significant reduction in the total cost of ownership. The F600 drive thrives on delivering more efficient ways of operating your variable torque application. You’ll see the benefits in reduced running costs and lower energy requirements.


Total control
The F600 can also control the most efficient motors available, meeting IE5 efficiency levels, such as the Nidec Leroy Somer Dyneo+ hybrid permanent-magnet motor. With all of this combined, the F600 is your best choice to save you money every day.

Engineered for your application
The F600 Pump Drive offers a host of dedicated features including dry-run prevention, pipe fill, pump cleaning, over-cycling protection and level switch control. A range of different control modes covering single pumps and also different parallel pump configurations make Control Techniques’ F600 a truly versatile solution.

Free 5 year warranty
To share our confidence in the reliability of Control Techniques, drives in the F600 range are eligible for Control Techniques’ extended warranty, at no extra cost.
It is a testament to our exceptional track record for reliability, giving you total peace of mind that your investment is protected and your site will continue to run uninterrupted.
Warranty terms and conditions apply.

Download the brochure for detailed features and specifications

  • Features

    Unmatched total cost of ownership

    With innovative protective features and extended equipment life

    The F600 has comprehensive pump and motor protection features which minimise unplanned downtime, improving overall effectiveness and guaranteeing better value for money. Bring true resilience to your application and easily ride-through component failures.

    Automatic Error Recovery

    In the unlikely event of detecting an error with your pump, the F600 has the ability to dynamically recover and resume normal operation.

    Limit Protection

    If the feedback exceeds the limits defined for your application, the F600 has the ability to raise an alarm or stop the drive to protect your equipment and preserve its lifetime.

    Transducer Loss Protection

    In the event of losing connection to the transducer, the F600 can stop, continue to run at a fixed speed or ignore the fault depending on the application requirements.

    Fire mode

    Fire mode allows the drive to disable all trips and to continue to run uninterrupted during emergency events if the application requires.

    Save on energy through a wide range of energy features

    The F600 is 98% efficient, meaning very little energy is lost in power conversion.

    Even more, the real savings potential gets unlocked by the F600’s built-in features that can further reduce energy consumption:

    Low load savings 

    The F600 helps maximise energy savings when demand is low. Activing Control Techniques’ leading-edge Low Load Power Saving function, the drive dynamically reduces the voltage applied to reduce losses in the motor and make the system more efficient.

    Sleep mode

    When demand falls below a specified set-point the drive will automatically enter sleep mode and restart itself once demand rises above the set-point. Not only does this greatly reduce the amount of energy consumed, it also saves on equipment wear to preserve its lifetime.

      

    The F600 features optimised control for your flow applications

    Pipe fill

    Prevent spikes in pressure at start-up using a controlled ramp, to protect your piping system and the pump itself.

    Dry-run prevention

    Prevent the pump running dry by checking the load against a threshold; with flexible configurations to dynamically adjust output, set an alarm or stop the drive.

    Over-cycling protection

    Optimise drive, motor and pump sizing, and regulate pump wear by limiting the number of start-stops per hour. Flexible configurations allow to dynamically alter cycling reference limits, set an alarm or stop the drive when a limit is reached.

    No-flow detection

    Where there is no-flow or low-flow, the F600 drive can automatically enter sleep mode to save energy, based on the feedback of a pulsed flow transducer, or triggered by a flow switch, or detected by the software alone.

    Cleaning

    Live, continuous monitoring of the system is used to trigger an automatic drive-based cleansing cycle to clear the pump impeller and help avoid maintenance costs on cleaning pump blockages.

    Level switch control

    Level switches provide critical protection for tanks in the event of the level reaching a “high” switch, whereby the pump is stopped, or a “low” switch, whereby the pump is started, to ensure pumping within tank levels.

    Pump Control Modes | Flexible support for every system

    Single pump

    Control Techniques’ Single Pump mode is an effective and versatile variable speed control solution for maintaining a constant set-point in a single pump configuration.

    • Fire mode allows the drive to disable all trips and to continue to run uninterrupted during emergency events if the application requires

    Cascade

    Cascade mode allows the F600 to operate with up to 2 assist pumps to aid the primary pump when required.

    • Energy usage is optimised whereby the assist pumps are only enabled when demand reaches sufficient levels.
    • Assist pumps are used alternately to apply uniform wear and increase pump availability.
    • Over-cycling protection for assist pumps to control the number of starts and stops per hour.

    Multi-leader

    Complete control of your application with up to 3 x F600 drives and maximum energy savings with these variable frequency drives running parallel.

    • The Multi-leader drive configuration provides redundancy and removes the need for a PLC
    • The “lead” drive is automatically cycled to apply uniform wear
    • If the “lead” drive loses its transducer, it can access the transducer feedback from another F600 in the system over Ethernet
    • Dynamic re-selection of “lead” pump if a pump is taken out of service or develops a fault

    Download the brochure for detailed features and specifications
  • Free Standing Drive Range
    Ready to use pre-engineered high power drives

    Highly efficient pre-engineered motor control system

    Control Techniques’ Free Standing Drive optimises motor energy efficiency and comes ready to use, pre-assembled in its own industry-standard cabinet with all necessary system components included. The Pump Drive F600’s Free Standing Drive variant complements and extends the product range, while having all of the core product’s capabilities and features.

    Light weight, but no light weight!

    The F600 is also available with Control Techniques’ largest frame, which not only offers 500 kW of power in a single module, but at 130 kg is up to 60 kg lighter than competitor drives. Its small footprint and pre-engineered accessories make it easy to install or retrofit in industry-standard cubicles.

    No extra engineering required

    The Free Standing Drive fits a small footprint, and it’s easy to integrate with common cubicles, including as standard: load switch, fuses, fan, line and sharing chokes and cabling. The cabinet can also come with a doormounted HMI with Real-Time Clock, for easy set-up and maintenance.

    Thanks to the dedicated online configurator, getting a quote and ordering is as simple as can be. Even more, we can ship your Free Standing Drive to you at very short lead times, saving weeks on typical industry standards.

  • Specifications
    Pump Drive F600 ratings guide
    200/240 Vac ±10%
    Drive Normal Duty
    Max
    continuous
    current (A)

    Motor shaft
    power (kW)

    Motor shaft
    power (hp) 
    F600-03200066A10
    6.6
    1.1
    1.5
    F600-03200080A10
    8
    1.5
    2
    F600-03200110A10
    11
    2.2
    3
    F600-03200127A10
    12.7
    3
    3
    F600-04200180A10
    18
    4
    5
    F600-04200250A10
    25 5.5 7.5
    F600-05200300A10
    30 7.5 10
    F600-06200500A10
    50 11 15
    F600-06200580A10
    58 15 20
    F600-07200750A10
    75 18.5 25
    F600-07200940A10
    94 22 30
    F600-07201170A10
    117
    30
    40
    F600-08201490A10
    149
    37
    50
    F600-08201800A10
    180
    45
    60
    F600-09202160A10
    216
    55
    75
    F600-09202660A10
    266
    75
    100
    F600-09202160E10
    216
    55
    75
    F600-09202660E10
    266
    75
    100
    F600-10203250E10
    325
    90
    125
    F600-10203600E10
    360
    110
    150

     

    380/480 Vac ±10%
    Drive
    Normal Duty
    Max
    continuous
    current (A)
    Motor shaft
    power (kW)
    Motor shaft
    power (hp)
    F600-03400034A10
    3.4 1.1
    1.5
    F600-03400045A10 4.5
    1.5
    2
    F600-03400062A10 6.2
    2.2
    3
    F600-03400077A10
    7.7
    3
    5
    F600-03400104A10
    10.4
    4 5
    F600-03400123A10
    12.3 5.5  7.5
    F600-04400185A10
    18.5
    7.5
    10
    F600-04400240A10
    24
    11
    15
    F600-05400300A10 
    30
    15
    20
    F600-06400380A10
    38
    18.5
    25
    F600-06400480A10
    48
    22
    30
    F600-06400630A10
    63
    30
    40
    F600-07400790A10
    79
    37
    50
    F600-07400940A10
    94
    45
    60
    F600-07401120A10
    112
    55 
    75
    F600-08401550A10
    155
    75
    100
    F600-08401840A10
    184
    90
    125
    F600-09402210A10
    221
    110
    150
    F600-09402660A10 
    266 132
    200
    F600-09402210E10
    221 110
    150
    F600-09402660E10
    266 132
    200
    F600-10403200E10
    320
    160
    250
    F600-10403610E10
    361
    200
    300
    F600-11404370E10
    437
    225
    350
    F600-11404870E10
    487
    250
    400
    F600-11405070E10
    507
    280
    450

     

    380/480 Vac ±10%
    Drive
    Normal Duty
    Max
    continuous
    current (A)
    Motor shaft
    power (kW) 
    Motor shaft
    power (hp)
    F600-12404800TU0
    608
    315
    500
    F600-12405660TU0
    660
    355
    550
    F600-12406600TU0
    755
    400
    650
    F600-12407200TU0
    865
    500
    700

     

    500/575 Vac ±10%
    Drive
    Normal Duty
    Max
    continuous
    current (A)
    Motor shaft
    power (kW)
    Motor shaft
    power (hp)
    F600-05500039A10
    3.9
    2.2
    3
    F600-05500061A10
    6.1
    4
    5
    F600-05500100A10
    10
    5.5
    7.5
    F600-06500120A10
    12
    7.5
    10
    F600-06500170A10
    17
    11
    15
    F600-06500220A10
    22
    15
    20
    F600-06500270A10
    27
    18.5
    25
    F600-06500340A10
    34
    22
    30
    F600-06500430A10
    43
    30
    40
    F600-07500530A10
    53
    37
    50
    F600-07500730A10
    73
    45
    60
    F600-08500860A10
    86
    55
    75
    F600-08501080A10
    108
    75
    100
    F600-09501250A10
    125
    90
    125
    F600-09501550A10
    155
    110
    150
    F600-09501250E10
    125
    90
    125
    F600-09501500E10
    150 110 150
    F600-10502000E10
    200 130 200
    F600-11502480E10
    248 175 250
    F600-11502880E10
    288 225 300
    F600-11503150E10
    315 250 350

     

    500/690 Vac ±10%
    Drive
    Normal Duty
    Max
    continuous
    current (A)
    Motor shaft
    power (kW)
    Motor shaft
    power (hp)
    F600-07600230A10
    23
    18.5
    25
    F600-07600300A10
    30
    22
    30
    F600-07600360A10
    36
    30
    40
    F600-07600460A10
    46
    37
    50
    F600-07600520A10
    52
    45
    60
    F600-07600730A10
    73
    55
    75
    F600-08600860A10
    86
    75
    100
    F600-08601080A10
    108 
    90
    125
    F600-09601250A10
    125
    110
    150
    F600-09601500A10
    150
    132
    175
    F600-09601250E10
    125
    110 
    150
    F600-09601550E10
    155
    132
    175
    F600-10601720E10
    172
    160
    200
    F600-10601970E10
    197
    185
    250
    F600-11602250E10
    225
    200
    250
    F600-11602750E10
    275
    250
    300
    F600-11603050E10 
    305
    280
    400

     

    Normal duty operation only

    Suitable for pump applications, with a current overload requirement of 110% for 60 s*.

    Conformance
    • IP20 / NEMA1 / UL TYPE 1 *UL open class as standard, additional kit needed to achieve Type 1
    • IP65 / NEMA4 / UL TYPE 12 rating is achieved on the rear of the drive when through panel mounted
    • *Frame size 9D, 9E, 10D and 10E achieve IP55 / NEMA 4 / UL Type 12
    • Ambient temperature -20 °C to 40 °C (-4 °F to 104 °F) as standard. Up to 55 °C (131 °F) with derating
    • Humidity 95 % maximum (non-condensing) at 40 °C (104 °F)
    • Altitude: 0 to 3000 m (9900 ft), derate 1 % per 100 m (330 ft) between 1000 m (3300 ft) and 3000 m (9900 ft)
    • Random Vibration Tested in accordance with IEC 60068-2-64
    • Bump Tested in accordance with IEC 60068-2-29
    • Sinusoidal Vibration Tested in accordance with IEC 60068-2-6
    • Mechanical Shock Tested in accordance with IEC 60068-2-29
    • Storage temperature -40 °C to 55 °C (-40 °F to 131 °F) or up to 70 °C (158 °F) for short-term storage
    • Electromagnetic Immunity complies with EN 61800-3 and EN 61000-6-2
    • With onboard EMC filter, emissions comply with EN 61800-3 (category C3)
    • EN 61000-6-3 and EN 61000-6-4 with optional footprint EMC filter
    • IEC 60146-1-1 Supply conditions (category C1 or C2 depending on rating)
    • IEC 61800-5-1 (Electrical Safety)
    • IEC 61131-2 I/O
    • EN 61000-3-12 with optional line reactor
    • UL 508C (Electrical Safety)

     

    Dimensions
    Frame size
    Dimensions    Weight
      mm (HxWxD)
    in (HxWxD)
    kg (lb)
    3 382 x 83 x 200
    15.0 x 3.3 x 7.9
    4.5 (9.9)
    4 391 x 124 x 200
    15.4 x 4.9 x 7.9
    6.5 (14.3)
    5 391 x 143 x 200
    15.4 x 5.6 x 7.6
    7.4 (16.3)
    6 391 x 210 x 227
    15.4 x 8.3 x 8.9
    14 (30.9)
    7 557 x 270 x 280
    21.9 x 10.6 x 11.0
    28 (61.7)
    8 803 x 310 x 290
    31.6 x 12.2 x 11.4
    50 (110.2)
    9A 1108 x 310 x 290
    43.6 x 12.2 x 11.4
    66.5 (146.6)
    9E/10E 1069 x 310 x 290
    42.1 x 12.2 x 11.4
    46 (101.4)
    9D/10D

    Rectifier
    355 x 310 x 290
    ---------------------
    Inverter
    773 x 310 x 290

    Rectifier
    15.8 x 12.2 x 11.4
    -----------------------
    Inverter
    30.4 x 12.2 x 11.4
     
    11E
    1242 x 310 x 312
    48.9 x 12.2 x 12.3
    63 (138.9)
    12T
    1750 x 295 x 526
    68.9 x 11.6 x 20.7
    130 (287)

     

    *For more detailed information please see technical documents.


  • Options & Accessories

    Keypads


    KI-HOA Keypad RTC (Supplied as standard*)
    The KI-HOA Keypad RTC provides Hand-Off-Auto control. The display presents up to four lines of real text with multilanguage translation, enhancing clarity and increasing ease of use. A battery operated real-time clock allows scheduling of run and off periods and adds accurate time stamping to diagnostics to aid rapid fault resolution.

    Remote HOA Keypad RTC
    Remote mountable keypad, allowing flexible mounting on the outside of a panel (meets IP54/NEMA 12). The keypad offers Hand-Off-Auto control and can present up to four lines of real text with multi language translation, enhancing clarity and increasing ease of use. Battery operated real-time clock allows scheduling of run and off periods and adds accurate time stamping to logged events, aiding diagnostics.


    KI-485 Adaptor
    This adaptor can be fit in place of the drive keypad and provides additional ports to communicate via RS485. The adaptor is commonly used for programming the drive.

    System Integration Modules - Communications


    SI-Ethernet
    External Ethernet module that supports EtherNet/IP and Modbus TCP/IP and has an integrated web server that can generate emails. The module can be used to provide high speed drive access, global connectivity and integration with IT network technologies, such as wireless networking. To use multiple F600 drives in Multi-leader mode in a parallel pump system, each F600 drive must have an SI-Ethernet module fitted.

    SI-EtherCAT
    SI-EtherCAT allows F600 to connect and interface with EtherCAT networks.

    SI-PROFINET
    SI-PROFINET allows F600 to communicate and interface with PROFINET PLCs and networks.

    SI-PROFIBUS
    PROFIBUS interface module PROFIBUS-DP (Decentralized Peripheral) interface module enables follower connectivity. It is possible to use more than one SI-PROFIBUS or a combination of SI-PROFIBUS and other option modules to add additional functionality such as extended I/O, gateway functionality, or additional PLC features.

    SI-DeviceNet
    DeviceNet networking system interface module enables follower connectivity. It is possible to use more than one SIDeviceNet or a combination of SI-DeviceNet and other option modules to provide additional functionality such as extended I/O, gateway functionality, or additional PLC features.

    SI-CANopen
    CANopen interface module supporting various profiles, including several drive profiles.

    SI-Applications Plus
    Second processor module, which allows SyPTPro application programs to be re-compiled for F600.
    MCi200
    Second processor, providing advanced customisation using standard IEC61131-3 programming languages.

    Additional I/O and NV media cards

    SI-I/O
    Extended I/O interface module to increase the number of I/O points on a drive. Provides additional: 4 x Digital I/O, 3 x Analog inputs (default)/Digital inputs, 1 x Analog output (default)/Digital input, 2 x Relays.

    SmartCard
    Smartcard
    The optional Smartcard memory device can be used to back-up parameter sets, as well as copying them from one drive to another
      SD Card Adaptor
    Conversion device that allows an SD card to be inserted into the Smartcard slot, for parameter cloning and application programs

     

    *For higher cost efficiency,F600 can be supplied without a keypad.
    Please specify your preference when ordering.

  • Software & Support
    Intuitive commissioning software
    Connect software 

    Connect - Commissioning tool

    Based on Control Techniques’ 25 years' experience, Connect is our latest drive configuration tool for commissioning, optimizing and monitoring drive/system performance.

    Download
    Diagnostics Tool
    Diagnostic tool app download 

    Diagnostic Tool

    Diagnostic Tool is a fast and simple tool, which allows users of Control Techniques' drives to quickly solve any error codes that the drive may show.

    Download

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