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Automation and Drives

Microprocessor based Relays


Low Voltage
Controls & Distribution
Type 3RB12

Introduction

Range

Functions

Layout

Features

Diagnostics

Protection

Applications

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Range - 3RB12
Low Voltage
Controls & Distribution
6 Ranges from 1.25A to 820A
Introduction 3RB12 46 1P… 1.25A to 6.3A
3RB12 46 1P… 6.3A to 25A
Range 3RB12 46 1P… 25A to 100A
3RB12 53 0F… 50A to 205A
Functions 3RB12 57 0K… 125A to 500A
3RB12 62 0L… 200A to 820A
Layout

Features
3 Control voltages:
Diagnostics 110-120 V AC
220-230 V AC
Protection 24 V DC

Applications

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Functions
Low Voltage
Controls & Distribution Block diagram of internal construction
Motor current

Introduction
Integrated CT's
Control supply voltage
Range
Rectification
Power supply
Functions A/D-converter
Set Ie Self monitoring:
Continuous
Layout green LED "Ready"
Set class Micro-Processor
• Overload Overload warning:
Flashing
Features Test function • Phase failure red LED "Overload"
• Current unbalance
Hand/Remote/Auto-RESET • Thermistor monitoring Overload Thermistor
Diagnostics • Ground fault monitoring trip: Continuous
Thermistor connection • Self monitoring red LED "Overload"

Protection Summation CT Ground fault:


Continuous
Status memory red LED "Ground Fault"

Applications e.g. Overload/Thermistor trip:


Output relay 1NO/1NC
e.g. Ground fault trip:
Output relay 1NO/1NC

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Layout
Low Voltage
Controls & Distribution

Introduction Connection for an external summation CT


for ground fault monitoring
Connection for a thermistor Either Handreset (with
Range Test-/Reset-button),
sensor circuit for full A B
motor protection remote or automatic
Functions reset
Control supply
voltage connections Ie setting, only three
Layout versions for the ranges
3 LED indicators from 1.25 A to 100 A
Features
Device test, Selection of the tripping
Diagnostics Hand-Reset classes: class 5 to 30

Protection 1NO+1NC for overload 1 NO+1 NC for ground


tripping by current fault tripping
Applications and/or thermistor

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Features
Low Voltage
Controls & Distribution Push-through technique

Introduction
Push-through main conductors on
Range devices with setting current range
up to 100 A
Functions
The setting current range below 1.25 A is
Layout covered by looping the main conductors
through the transducer (e.g. 3 loops for the
Features range 0.42 A to 0.62 A)

Diagnostics
No extra connection effort
Protection No power loss in contact resistance
No failure / nuisance trip due to loose
Applications termination

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Features
Low Voltage
Controls & Distribution Tripping characteristics
Monitoring of the current for overload, asymmetry and loss of phase by
Lock rotor having CT in each of the three phases.
Introduction

t 120 t 120
Range 100 100
50 50
Functions 20
CLASS 30
20
CLASS 30
CLASS 25 CLASS 25
10 CLASS 20 10 CLASS 20
CLASS 15 CLASS 15
Layout 5 CLASS 10 5 CLASS 10
CLASS 5 CLASS 5
2 2
Features 1 1
50 50
20 20
Diagnostics
10 10
5 5
Protection Tripping curves for 3 pole Tripping curves for 2 pole
2 symmetrical loading 2 asymmetrical loading
1 1
0.7 1 2 x Ie 5 8 0.7 1 2 x Ie 5 8
Applications
3RB12e110.ppt/10.97

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Features
Low Voltage
Controls & Distribution Display and Signals

Introduction LED's direct on the unit:


Ready
Range
Overload-trip/Thermistor-trip
Functions
Overload warning
Layout
Ground fault -trip
Features
Externally with the NO / NC contacts:
Diagnostics
Diagnostics Overload-trip / Thermistor-trip

Protection Overload warning


Ground fault-trip
Applications

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Diagnostics
Low Voltage
Controls & Distribution

Introduction Pressing
Pressing the
the Test
Test button:
button:
•• By
By pressing
pressing thethe test/reset
test/reset button
button on
on the
the unit
unit the
the
Range
current
current monitoring,
monitoring, thermistor
thermistor andand ground
ground fault
fault
protection
protection functions
functions and
and LEDs
LEDs cancan be
be checked.
checked.
Functions
This
This test
test can
can be
be carried
carried out
out during
during operation.
operation.
(The
(The contactor
contactor does
does notnot trip)
trip)
Layout

Features •• IfIf the


the Test/Reset
Test/Reset button
button isis pressed
pressed for
for more
more
than
than 55 seconds
seconds then
then the
the trip
trip functions
functions of
of the
the
Diagnostics
Diagnostics
signaling
signaling contacts
contacts are
are tested.
tested.

•• AA function
function test
test of
of the
the unit
unit can
can be
be carried
carried out
out at
at
Protection
any
any time
time and
and isis simple
simple toto effect.
effect.
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Protection Functions
Low Voltage
Controls & Distribution Full motor protection
(overload + thermistor protection)
Introduction L1
L2
L3
Connection
Connection of of aa PTC
PTC thermistor
thermistor sensorsensor
Range
circuit:
circuit:
-- The
The actual
actual temperature
temperature in in the
the motor
motor winding
winding
Functions
is
is monitored
monitored
Layout Needed
Needed with:
with:
-- Motors
Motors whose
whose stator
stator is
is the
the critical
critical component
component
Features -- Motors
Motors with
with impeded
impeded cooling
cooling
-- Plated
Plated motor
motor surface
surface
Diagnostics -- Motors
Motors with
with long
long starting
starting andand braking
braking
PTB-approval
PTB-approval
Protection Open
M Open circuit-proof
circuit-proof
3~
No
No additional
additional evaluation
evaluation unit
unit required
required
Applications

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Protection Functions
Low Voltage
Controls & Distribution Ground fault monitoring

Introduction L1
L2
L3
Range N Internally
Internally forfor motors
motors with with 3-
3- wire
wire connection
connection
-- ground
ground fault
fault monitoring
monitoring with
with fault
fault currents
currents >> 30%
30%
Functions of
of the
the set
set current
current IIee
Layout Externally
Externally for for motors
motors with
with 33 and
and 44 wire
wire connections
connections by
by
connection
connection of of aa 3UL22
3UL22 summation
summation CT CT
Features -- reliable
reliable earth
earth fault
fault monitoring
monitoring with
with fault
fault currents
currents of
of
0.3A,
0.3A, 0.5A
0.5A and
and 1A 1A
Diagnostics
1NO/1NC
1NO/1NC as as separate
separate outputs
outputs
Protection -- the
the fault
fault can
can either
either be
be signaled
signaled on on used
used to
to switch
switch off
off
M the
3~
the motor,
motor, independent
independent ofof the
the overload
overload protection.
protection.
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Applications
Low Voltage
Controls & Distribution High demand applications such as
Introduction

Range Chemical industries.

Functions Paper/Plastics industries.

Layout
Steel Plant.
Water supplies.
Features
Gas converting.
Diagnostics
Paint plants.
.
Protection .
.
.
Applications
.

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