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