LV Fix Power Factor Correction Systems

Fix power factor correction is used typically for wattless equipment, and characterized by a constant reactive power requirement. In these cases, power factor is corrected locally, with a suitably sized fixed phase plug and installed in the user’s proximity. Typical cases are the power factor correction of asynchronous motors and of load losses of the MV / LV transformers.

Icar offers the following fix power factor correction solutions:

  • SUPERriphaso (power factor correction modular plastic case)
  • CRTE (three-phase cylindrical capacitors)
  • Microfix (metallic case with switch and fuses)

In case of demand for fix high power factor correction (> 50kvar) or with special characteristics, ICAR realizes customized solutions

DISCOVER THE PRODUCTS IN THE FOLLOWING TABLES:

Standard fix power factor correction
Capacitor technologyProduct familyNominal valuesSUPERriphaso 5÷50kvarMICROfix 5÷50kvar
High energy density polypropyleneHP10THDIR%=7%
THDIC%=50% Un=415V
  
High energy density polypropyleneHP20THDIR%=20%
THDIC%=70%
Un=460V
  
Polypropylene vacuum impregnatedVP10THDIR%=27%
THDIC%=85%
Un=400V
  
Polypropylene vacuum impregnatedVP20THDIR%=27%
THDIC%=90%
Un=460V
  
 
Fix power factor correction with blocking reactors
Capacitor technologyProduct familyNominal valuesMICROfix 11÷75kvar
 High energy density polypropyleneFH20THDIR%<60%
THDV%<6%
Un=550V

fD=180Hz (n=3,6)
 
High energy density polypropyleneFH30THDIR%<60%
THDV%<6%
Un=550V

fD=135Hz (n=2,7)
 
Polypropylene vacuum impregnatedFV25THDIR%<60%
THDV%<6%
Un=460V

fD=180Hz (n=3,6)