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VFD68 Variable Frequency Drives Technical Bulletin

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VFD68 Three‐Phase Variable Frequency Drive
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  1. To remove the front cover, push down on the hooks at Position A and Position B and pull the front cover away from the VFD68 drive, using the hooks at Position C as supporting points (Figure 1).
    Figure 1. Release the Hooks and Remove the Front Cover

  2. Remove the high-voltage wiring cover at the bottom of the VFD68 drive by pulling in the direction of Arrow A (Figure 2).
    Figure 2. Remove the High-Voltage Wiring Cover

Mount the VFD vertically in an acceptable NEMA-rated enclosure on a non-flammable surface. When you drill the mounting holes and mount the VFD, ensure that you do not allow metal chips or other material to enter the VFD housing.

See Figure 3 and Table 1 for mounting space requirements.

Figure 3. Required Clearance for Mounting Inside an Enclosure

Table 1. Required Clearance
Dimension 3.7 kW (5 HP) or Less 5.5 to 7.5 kW (7-1/2 to 10 HP)
A 100 mm (4 in.) or more 100 mm (4 in.) or more
B 10 mm (7/16 in.) or more 50 mm (2 in.) or more