# ACE Series Explosionproof Variable Frequency Drives Cost Savings Analysis

```ACE Series Explosionproof
Variable Frequency Drives
Cost Savings Analysis
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Cost Savings Analysis with ACE Series Explosionproof VFD
The illustration below demonstrates an example of potential installation savings realized with the ACE
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Difﬁcult, complicated and costly installation
Drive (50 HP)
\$6,000
Distance to process
300 ft.
Engineering and install
cost/ft.
\$150/ft.
Requires a complex and costly engineered
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installation
ins
Filter
\$1,000
Total Cost
\$52,000
May require navigation of conduit and cable
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around
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to project cost
Run conduit and motor cable from VFD in non• Ru
hazardous
control room to the process in the
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classiﬁ
ed location
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Reﬂective wave syndrome may become a factor
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with long cable runs
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Non-hazardous
control room
Additional considerations: A typical facility has multiple opportunities for variable frequency drives. Limited space in th
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ACE series.
Cooper Crouse-Hinds Method
• Simple,
Sim
cost-effective installation
ACE XP VFD (50 HP)
\$22,000
Distance to process
50 ft.
Engineering and install
cost/ft.
\$150/ft.
VFD taps into local 480V
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power
supply
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Total Cost
\$29,500
is much less complex
• Installation
Ins
and
an a fraction of the distance
Total installation savings
from one XP VFD
Explosionproof VFD installed
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‘on machine’ directly in the
hazardous
area
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• Local
control of pump now
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possible
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\$22,500
Cooper Crouse-Hinds
Explosionproof VFD
enclosure
Class I, Div. 1 and 2 area
Pump
mp
p
Existing
480V
power
p
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300
ft.
Non-hazardous
VFD
in the non-hazardous control room may result in additional
onal structure requirements to house VFDs.
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