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ADVANCE PRODUCT DATA

Air-Cooled Liquid Chillers

30XA 252-1502
Nominal cooling capacity 274 - 1523 kW

The Aquaforce liquid chillers are the premium solution for Features and advantages
industrial and commercial applications where installers,
consultants and building owners require optimal performan- Very economical operation
ces and maximum quality. ■ Extremely high full load and part load energy efficiency:
The Aquaforce liquid chillers are designed to meet current - Average EER of 3.20 kW/kW
and future requirements in terms of energy efficiency and - Average integrated part load value (IPLV) of 4.20 kW/kW
operating sound levels. They use the best technologies avail- - New twin-rotor screw compressor equipped with a high-
able today: efficiency motor and a variable capacity valve that permits
- Twin-rotor screw compressors with a variable capacity exact matching of the cooling capacity to the load.
valve. - All aluminium heat exchanger with micro-channels that is
- Pure R134a refrigerant. more efficient than a copper/aluminium coil.
- Low-noise generation IV Flying Bird fans made of com- - Flooded multi-pipe evaporator.
posite material. - Electronic expansion device permitting operation at a lower
- Micro-channel heat exchangers (MCHX). condensing pressure and improved utilisation of the
- Touch-screen Pro-Dialog control system. evaporator heat exchange surface (superheat control).
- Economizer system with electronic expansion device for
To meet to all environmental and economic requirements, the increased cooling capacity
Aquaforce is available in two versions :
One offers an extremely low noise level while at the same time Low operating sound levels
boasting superior energy efficiency. ■ Compressors
The other offers unequalled energy efficiency to satisfy the - Discharge dampers integrated in the oil separator (Carrier
most stringent demands of building owners wanting to reduce patent).
operating costs to the minimum. This version is also used for - Suction piping with flexible connections to prevent noise
applications in geographical zones where the air temperature is and vibration transmission.
very high. - Acoustic compressor and oil separator enclosure reducing
radiated noise. (Option)
■ Condenser section
- Condenser coils in V-shape with an open angle, allowing
quieter air flow across the coil.
- Low-noise 4th generation Flying Bird fans, made of a com- - Transport simulation test in the laboratory on a vibrating
posite material (Carrier patent) are now even quieter and do table. The test is based on a military standard and equiva-
not generate intrusive low-frequency noise. lent to 4000 km by truck.
- Rigid fan mounting preventing start-up noise (Carrier - Salt mist corrosion resistance test in the laboratory for
patent). increased corrosion resistance.

Easy and fast installation Pro-Dialog control


■ Integrated hydronic module (option) Pro-Dialog Plus combines intelligence with operating sim-
- Centrifugal low or high-pressure water pump (as required), plicity. The control constantly monitors all machine parame-
based on the pressure loss of the hydronic installation. ters and precisely manages the operation of compressors,
- Single or dual pump (as required) with operating time bal- electronic expansion devices, fans and of the evaporator
ancing and automatic changeover to the back-up pump if a water pump for optimum energy efficiency.
fault develops.
- Water filter protecting the water pump against circulating ■ Energy management
debris - Internal time schedule clock: controls chiller on/off times
- High-capacity membrane expansion tank ensures pressuri- and operation at a second set-point.
sation of the water circuit. - Set-point reset based on the outside air temperature or the
- Thermal insulation and aluminium protection. return water temperature.
- Pressure gauge to check filter pollution and measure the - Master/slave control of two chillers operating in parallel
system water flow rate. with operating time equalisation and automatic change-
- Water flow control valve. over in case of a unit fault.
■ Simplified electrical connections ■ Ease-of-use
- Main disconnect switch with high trip capacity. - User interface with large touch screen (120 x 99 mm) for
- Safe 24 V control circuit. intuitive access to the operating parameters. The informa-
tion is in clear text and can be displayed in local language
■ Fast commissioning (please contact your distributor).
- Systematic factory operation test before shipment.
- Quick-test function for step-by-step verification of the Remote management (standard)
instruments, expansion devices, fans and compressors. Aquaforce is equipped with an RS485 serial port that offers
multiple remote control, monitoring and diagnostic possibili-
Environmental care ties. Carrier offers a vast choice of control products, specially
■ R134a refrigerant designed to control, manage and supervise the operation of
- Refrigerant of the HFC group with zero ozone depletion an air conditioning system. Please consult your Carrier repre-
potential. sentative for more information.
- 30% reduction in the refrigerant charge through the use of Aquaforce also communicates with other building manage-
micro-channel heat exchangers. ment systems via optional communication gateways.
A connection terminal allows remote control of the
■ Leak-tight refrigerant circuit Aquaforce by wired cable:
- Reduction of leaks as no capillary tubes and flare connec- - Start/stop: opening of this contact will shut down the unit
tions are used. - Dual set-point: closing of this contact activates a second
- Verification of pressure transducers and temperature sen- set-point (example: unoccupied mode).
sors without transferring refrigerant charge. - Demand limit: closing of this contact limits the maximum
- Discharge shut-off valve and liquid line service valve for chiller capacity to a predefined value.
simplified maintenance. - User safety: this contact is connected in series with the
water flow switch and can be used for any customer safety
Absolute reliability loop.
■ Screw compressors - Heat reclaim (option): closing of this contact allows heat
- Industrial-type screw compressors with oversized bearings reclaim mode operation.
and motor cooled by suction gas. - Water pump 1 and 2 control*: these outputs control the
- All compressor components are easily accessible on site contactors of one or two evaporator water pumps.
minimising down-time. - Water pump on reversal*: these contacts are used to detect
- Protection increased by an electronic board. a water pump operation fault and automatically change
over to the other pump.
■ All aluminium micro-channel heat exchanger - Operation indication: this volt-free contact indicates that
- Corrosion resistance five times higher than for a traditional the chiller is operating (cooling load) or that it is ready to
coil. The all aluminium design eliminates the formation of operate (no cooling load).
galvanic currents between aluminium and copper that cause - Alert indication: this volt-free contact indicates the pres-
coil corrosion in saline or corrosive environments. ence of a minor fault.
- Alarm indication: this volt-free contact indicates the pres-
■ Auto-adaptive control ence of a major fault that has led to the shut-down of one or
- Control algorithm prevents excessive compressor cycling two refrigerant circuits.
(Carrier patent).
- Automatic compressor unloading in case of abnormally * not available for units with the hydronic module option.
high condensing pressure. If condenser coil fouling or fan
failure occurs, the Aquaforce continues to operate, but at Remote management (EMM option)
reduced capacity. The Energy Management Module offers extended remote
control possibilities:
■ Exceptional endurance tests - Room temperature: permits set-point reset based on the
- Partnership with specialised laboratories and use of limit building indoor air temperature (with Carrier thermostat).
simulation tools (finite element calculation) for the design of - Set point reset: ensures reset of the cooling set-point based
critical components. on a 4-20 mA or 0-5 V signal.

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- Demand limit: permits limitation of the maximum chiller - Out of service: this signal indicates that the chiller is com-
demand based on a 0-10 V signal. pletely out of service.
- Demand limit 1 and 2: closing of these contacts limits the - Chiller capacity: this analogue output (0-10 V) gives an
maximum chiller capacity to two predefined values. immediate indication of the chiller capacity.
- User safety: this contact can be used for any customer safe-
ty loop; opening of the contact generates a specific alarm.
- Ice storage end: when ice storage has finished, this input
permits return to the second set-point (unoccupied mode)
- Time schedule override: closing of this contact cancels the
time schedule effects.

06T screw compressor

New generation screw compressor does not switch off, but continues operation with a reduced
The new generation of the Carrier 06T screw compressors capacity.
benefits from Carrier's long experience in the development of The compressor is equipped with a separate oil separator that
twin-rotor screw compressors. The compressor is equipped minimises the amount of oil in circulation in the refrigerant
with bearings with oversized rollers, oil pressure lubricated circuit and considerably reduces discharge gas pulsations for
for reliable and durable operation, even at maximum load. much quieter operation.
A variable control valve controlled by the oil pressure per-
mits infinitely variable cooling capacity. This system allows
optimal adjustment of the compressor cooling capacity and
ensures exceptionally high stability of the chilled water leav-
ing temperature.
Another advantage: if a fault occurs e.g. if the condenser is
fouled or at very high outside temperature, the compressor

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All aluminium micro-channel heat exchanger

All aluminium micro-channel heat exchanger (MCHX) The MCHX heat exchanger is approximately 10% more effi-
Already utilised in the automobile and aeronautical industries cient than a traditional coil and allows a 30% reduction in the
for many years, the MCHX used in the Aquaforce is entirely amount of refrigerant used in the chiller. The low thickness
made of aluminium. This one-piece concept significantly of the MCHX reduces air pressure losses by 50% and makes
increases its corrosion resistance by eliminating the galvanic it less susceptible to fouling (e.g. by sand) than a traditional
currents that are created when two different metals (copper coil. Cleaning of the MCHX heat exchanger is very fast
and aluminium) come into contact in traditional heat using a high-pressure washer.
exchangers.

Touch screen Pro-Dialog operator interface

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Operating limits
Evaporator water temperature
°C Minimum Maximum
Water entering temperature at start-up - 45
Water entering temperature during operation 6,8 21
Water leaving temperature during operation 4 15
Note: If the air temperature is below 4°C, a glycol/water solution or the frost protection option must be used.

Condenser air temperature


°C Minimum Maximum
Storage -20 68
Operation
Standard unit -10 -
With winter operation option (No. 28) -20 -
Operation
Standard unit - 55

Note: If the air temperature is below 3°C, a glycol/water solution or the frost protection option must be used.

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Physical data
30XA 252 302 352 402 452 502 602 702 752
Nominal cooling capacity*
Standard Unit kW 274 300 326 393 451 508 616 677 726
Nominal C.O.P. kW 3.13 3.12 3.11 3.28 3.21 3.29 3.22 3.33 3.11
Operating weight**
Standard unit kg 3551 3597 3632 4454 4524 4992 5868 6022 6304
Copper/aluminium coil (option 254) kg 3871 3903 4427 4865 4931 5499 6474 6641 7402
Refrigerant R134A
Circuit A kg 36 37 37 53 54 63 62 62 70
Circuit B kg 38 38 39 37 39 39 62 66 62
Circuit A copper/aluminium coil (option 254) kg 60 55 70 85 85 102 102 102 110
Circuit B copper/aluminium coil (option 254) kg 64 56 56 56 56 56 88 105 88
Compressors 06T semi-hermetic screw compressors, 50 r/s
Circuit A 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Circuit B 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Minimum capacity % 15 14 15 11 11 10 14 15 11
Control PRO-DIALOG, electronic expansion valve (EXV)
Condensers Aluminium micro-channel heat exchanger
Fans FLYING BIRD IV
Quantity
Standard unit 6 6 6 8 8 9 11 12 12
Copper/aluminium coil (option 254) 6 6 7 8 8 9 11 12 13
Evaporator Flooded multi-pipe type
Water content l 58 61 61 66 70 77 79 94 98
Maximum operating pressure kPa 1000 1000 1000 1000 1000 1000 1000 1000 1000
Water connections Victaulic
Diameter in 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 6 6
Outside diameter mm 141.3 141.3 141.3 141.3 141.3 141.3 141.3 168.3 168.3

30XA 852 902 1002 1202 1352 1502


Nominal cooling capacity*
Standard unit kW 838 899 1000 1246 1442 1523
Nominal C.O.P. kW 3.26 3.14 3.22 3.21 3.11 3.27
Operating weight**
Standard unit kg 7137 7419 8022 10282 10996 12155
Copper/aluminium coil (option 254) kg 7842 8590 8836 11294 12018 13365
Refrigerant R134A
Circuit A 77 70 77 70 70 90
Circuit B 66 75 84 62 63 85
Circuit C - - - 84 80 97
Circuit D - - - - - -
Circuit A copper/aluminium coil (option 254) kg 120 110 130 112 110 130
Circuit B copper/aluminium coil (option 254) kg 98 110 125 96 105 125
Circuit C copper/aluminium coil (option 254) kg - - - 120 120 120
Circuit D copper/aluminium coil (option 254) kg - - - - - -
Compressors 06T semi-hermetic screw compressors, 50 r/s
Circuit A 1 1 1 1 1 1
Circuit B 1 1 1 1 1 1
Circuit C - - - 1 1 1
Circuit D - - - - - -
Minimum capacity % 12 15 15 7 9 10
Control PRO-DIALOG, electronic expansion valve (EXV)
Condensers Aluminium micro-channel heat exchanger
Fans FLYING BIRD IV
Quantity
Standard unit 14 14 16 20 20 24
Copper/aluminium coil (option 254) 14 15 16 20 20 24
Evaporator Flooded multi-pipe type
Water content l 119 130 140 182 224 240
Maximum operating pressure kPa 1000 1000 1000 1000 1000 1000
Water connections Victaulic
Diameter, inlet/outlet in 6 6 8 6 6/8 6/8
Outside diameter, inlet/outlet mm 168.3 168.3 219.1 168.3 168.3/ 168.3/
219.1 219.1

* Nominal conditions: evaporator entering/leaving water temperature = 12°C/7°C. Outdoor air temperature = 35°C
Evaporator fouling factor = 0.000018 m2 K/W
** Weights are guidelines only.

Note: Unit size 30XA 1502 is supplied in 2 field-assembled modules.

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Electrical data
30XA 252 302 352 402 452 502 602 702 752
Power circuit
Nominal power supply V-ph-Hz 400-3-50
Maximum supply cable section
Circuits A+B mm² 1 x 240/ 1 x 240/ 1 x 240/ 2 x 240 2 x 240 2 x 240 3 x 240 3 x 240 4 x 240
2 x 150 2 x 150 2 x 150
Short circuit holding current
Circuits A+B kA rms 38 38 38 38 38 38 50 50 50
Control circuit 24V via internal transformer

Maximum unit current drawn (A)* 216 240 264 304 345 376 457 488 552
Maximum starting current (A)* 267 267 289 400 507 507 579 608 778
Nominal unit current drawn (A)** 149 165 182 210 239 262 320 343 404

*At maximum operating conditions


**At nominal operating conditions: air 35°C, water 12/7°C

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Electrical data
30XA 852 902 1002 1202 1352 1502
Power circuit
Nominal power supply V-ph-Hz 400-3-50
Maximum supply cable section
Circuits A+B mm2 5 x 240 6 x 240 6 x 240 4 x 240 6 x 240 6 x 240
Circuits C+D mm2 - - - 3 x 240 3 x 240 3 x 240
Short circuit holding current
Circuits A+B kA rms 50 50 50 50 50 50
Circuits C+D kA - - - 50 50 50
Control circuit 24V via internal transformer

Maximum unit current drawn (A)* 642 678 796 950 1123 1194
Maximum starting current (A)* 807 892 945 1176 1316 1383
Nominal unit current drawn (A)** 446 511 549 678 794 824

*At maximum operating conditions


**At nominal operating conditions: air 35°C, water 12/7°C

Note: Unit sizes 30XA 1202 to 1502 have two power connection points (circuits A + B and circuits C + D).
Maximum starting current means (maximum operating current of the smallest compressor(s) + fan current + locked rotor current or reduced starting current of the largest compressor).

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Ø 141.3
Victaulic type 75
30XA 252-302-352

Ø 141.3
Victaulic type 75
Dimensions/clearances

Legend:
All dimensions are given in mm.

Required clearances for maintenance and air flow

Recommended space for evaporator tube removal

Water inlet

Water outlet

NOTE: Drawings are not contractually binding.


Before designing an installation, consult the

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certified dimensional drawings, available on
request.
12 10
30XA 402-452

Ø 141.3
Victaulic type 75

Ø 141.3
Victaulic type 75
Dimensions/clearances

5/8” SAE M flare


30XA 352 with copper/aluminium coils (options 254/255)

Legend:
All dimensions are given in mm.

Required clearances for maintenance and air flow

Recommended space for evaporator tube removal

Water inlet

Water outlet

NOTE: Drawings are not contractually binding.


Before designing an installation, consult the
certified dimensional drawings, available on
request.
30XA 502
Ø 141.3
Victaulic type 75

Ø 141.3
Victaulic type 75
Dimensions/clearances

Legend:
All dimensions are given in mm.

Required clearances for maintenance and air flow

Recommended space for evaporator tube removal

Water inlet

Water outlet

NOTE: Drawings are not contractually binding.


Before designing an installation, consult the

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certified dimensional drawings, available on
request.

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12
ØF
Victaulic type 75
30XA 602-702-752-802

B
A
C
ØE
Victaulic type 75
Dimensions/clearances

30XA 602 702 752 802


A 356 372 372 325
B 272 242 242 284
C 438 438 438 438
D 2852 2852 2852 2838
øE 141.3 168.3 168.3 168.3
øF 141.3 168.3 168.3 168.3

Legend:
All dimensions are given in mm.

Required clearances for maintenance and air flow

Recommended space for evaporator tube


removal

Water inlet

Water outlet

NOTE: Drawings are not contractually binding.


Before designing an installation, consult the
certified dimensional drawings, available on
request.
30XA 852-902

Ø 168.3
Victaulic type 75

Ø 168.3
Victaulic type 75
Dimensions/clearances
30XA 7528-02with copper/aluminium coils (options 254/255)

Legend:
All dimensions are given in mm.

Required clearances for maintenance and air flow

Recommended space for evaporator tube removal

Water inlet

Water outlet

NOTE: Drawings are not contractually binding.


Before designing an installation, consult the
certified dimensional drawings, available on

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request.

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14
30XA 1002

ØF
Victaulic type 75

B
ØE
Victaulic type 75

A
C
Dimensions/clearances

5/8” SAE M flare


30XA 902 with copper/aluminium coils (options 254/255)

Legend:
All dimensions are given in mm.

Required clearances for maintenance and air flow

Water inlet

Water outlet

NOTE: Drawings are not contractually binding.


Before designing an installation, consult the
certified dimensional drawings, available on
request.
View F
30XA 1202-1352

ØH

D
C
Dimensions/clearances

ØG
B

A
View F

Legend:
All dimensions are given in mm.

Required clearances for maintenance and air flow

Recommended space for evaporator tube


removal

Water inlet

Water outlet

NOTE: Drawings are not contractually binding.


Before designing an installation, consult the

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certified dimensional drawings, available on
request.
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30XA 40121
- 502 – module 1/2

Ø 219.1
Victaulic type 75
Ø 219.1 Victaulic type 75
Dimensions/clearances

5/8” SAE M flare

Module 2
Legend:
All dimensions are given in mm.

Required clearances for maintenance and air flow

Water inlet

Water outlet

NOTE: Drawings are not contractually binding.


Before designing an installation, consult the
certified dimensional drawings, available on
request.
30XA14021
- 502 – module 2/2

Ø 168.3
Victaulic type 75
Dimensions/clearances

5/8” SAE M flare

Ø 168.3
Victaulic type 75

Module 1

Legend:
All dimensions are given in mm.

Required clearances for maintenance and air flow

Water inlet

Water outlet

NOTE: Drawings are not contractually binding.


Before designing an installation, consult the certified
dimensional drawings, available on request.

Unit sizes 1402-1502 are supplied in two field-


assembled modules (connection pipe completion to
be done by the installer).

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Manufactured by: Carrier SCS, Montluel, France
Order No. 13449-20, 01.2006 - CHK-3
New. Printed on Totally Chlorine Free Paper.
Manufacturer reserves the right to change any product specifications without notice. Printed in the Netherlands.
The photograph on the front cover is for illustrative purposes only and is not part of any offer for sale or contract.