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

Key features

  • Maximum power point tracking (MPPT) or Pulse wide modulation (PWM) technologies are applied for optimal performance
  • Suitable for installation offshore/desert and other harsh environments
  • Use multiple modular units in N+1 or dual/triple redundant system configurations
  • Extremely reliable and high availability due to modular setup
  • Natural cooling design optimizes reliability, not reliant on forced cooling
  • Maximum safety with Ex-d and Ex-e enclosures

Standards/Certification

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

  • Each solar regulator module is provided with automatic current limiting
  • Maximum power point tracker efficiency up to 99%
  • Wide ambient temperature range, -40 to +55°C
  • Temperature charge voltage compensation
  • Voltage drop compensation by battery voltage measurement

Physical characteristics

  • Solar regulator modules and DC distribution pre-assembled onto free-standing support frame
  • Different Ex enclosure configurations and support frame designs possible
  • Degree of protection: IP66
  • 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
Electrical characteristic

  • Input voltage (Solar): up to 150Vdc peak (other voltages on request)
  • Nominal system voltage: 24 or 48 Vdc (other voltages on request)
  • Power rating: 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 window and LED’s provide comprehensive measurement, indication and fault monitoring information on battery charger, battery and distribution sub systems on front of Ex-d enclosure
  • Surge arrestor and disconnector switch provided on each solar input
  • Datalogger to record and store key system status changes (optional)
  • Serial communication facilities using Modbus over Ethernet, via UTP (copper) (optional)
  • Serial communication facilities using Modbus, via RS-485 (copper) (optional)
  • Custom system setups and integrated DC distribution available
  • Optional battery system pre-installed in separate Ex-e battery enclosure