Space efficient, natural cooled, high-tech modular battery charger solution with optimized electrical performance and no maintenance by design. Completely designed for reliable operation in extreme harsh environment and ATEX/IECEx certified for hazardous area zone 1.

charger 3de perspective
Charger side
Charger front

    Key features

    • Highest Power density / Smallest footprint
    • Galvanic Isolation between input and output
    • Best in class THD
    • Modular units for flexible N+1 or dual/triple redundant system configurations
    • No maintenance by design (no replacement of parts during its lifetime)
    • Suitable for installation in offshore/desert and other harsh environments
    • Modular design and internal redundancy provides maximum availability
    • Smart local and remote control and monitoring by Ex-d touchscreen (access with door closed)
    • Natural cooling design optimizes reliability, not reliant on forced cooling
    • Maximum safety with Ex-d and Ex-e enclosures

    Performance characteristics

    • Wide ambient temperature range,
      -40 to +55°C without derating
    • Short circuit proof
    • Automatic current limiting (adjustable)
    • Battery bank condition monitoring with DC bus bar load management facilities
    • Temperature charge voltage compensation
    • Voltage drop compensation by battery voltage measurement devices on battery terminals

    Physical characteristics

    • Battery charger modules and DC distribution pre-assembled onto free standing support frame
    • Incorporates DC distribution facilities with solid busbar design
    • Different Ex enclosure configurations and support frame designs possible
    • Degree of protection: IP66 minimum
    • Available in front access aluminium alloy
      Ex-d enclosures pre-installed on floor mounted frames, stainless steel 316 Ex-d enclosures are optional
    • Stainless steel 316 Ex-e enclosures
      pre-installed for easy bottom or top cable entry
    • Orga standard or customer specific paint options

    Standards/Certification

    • Cenelec EN 60079-0, EN 60079-1 and
      EN 60079-7
    • KEMA 02ATEX2103 X; ATEX [expr] II 2G Ex de llB T4-T6
    • IEC 60079-0, IEC 60079-1 and IEC 60079-7
    • IECEx KEM 09.0089X; Ex de IIB T4-T6
    • ABNT NBR IEC 60079-0, ABNT NBR IEC 60079-1 and ABNT NBR IEC 60079-7 (optional)
    • Inmetro NCC 16.0160 X (optional)

    Electrical characteristic

    • Wide nominal input voltage range:
      380 Vac – 440 Vac 3ph, 50-60 Hz
    • Nominal system voltage: 24 Vdc
      (other voltages on request)
    • Power rating: as per customer requirements (modular)
    • Suitable to charge all major battery technologies (Nicad, VRLA, LA)
    • Output protected from reverse current

    System design, control and monitoring

    • Ex certified touchscreen interface, with MIMIC panel, provides comprehensive measurement, indication and fault monitoring information on battery charger and battery on front of Ex-d enclosure
    • The system controller can manage multiple battery charger modules, with dual redundant controller option available
    • System controller records and stores key system status changes
    • Serial communication facilities using Modbus and/or Webserver over Ethernet, via UTP (copper)
    • Optional; Serial communication facilities using Modbus, via RS-485 (copper)
    • Custom system setups and integrated AC and DC distribution available depending on client requirements
    • Optional battery system pre-installed in separate Ex-e battery enclosure