Regeneration Resistors

Product Description

Regeneration Resistors are a necessity on all horizontal motion (bridge/trolley/monorail) applied Variable Speed drives.  Regeneration Resistors on PE® drives are not required on the majority of hoists with Weston type style INTERNAL load brakes – this is another unique feature of PE® drives on hoist applications.  Smart-Move® drives and the CX™ model size a2 and a2d (up to 5HP) have heavy-duty resistor banks built-in as one integrated drive solution.  For the larger systems, it is not feasible to place larger resistor wattage inside the electronic enclosure, so a separate resistor bank is required. Hoists without internal mechanical load brakes will utilize a PE® VECTOR SYSTEM specially designed for no-load-brake style HOIST DUTY and use. Refer to the table below for a summary of the applications when regeneration resistors are required.

UNIQUELY DESIGNED FOR CRANE DRIVES

Unlike all other drive types in the market place, the PE® drive line has the unique feature of having the ELECTRONIC portion of the regeneration circuitry built in and integrated into all standard drives, thus giving PE® drives the highest reliability in overhead crane/hoist applications.  Also it makes for very simple and quick installation of the drive with no expensive electronics (regeneration or dynamic braking options) required.  All that is needed in addition to the drive, are the specially designed “touch safe” external PE® regeneration resistor banks.

It is NOT advisable to use “open-form” resistors on any variable speed drive.  Use of open-form “off the shelf” resistors are a hazard to life and property when used with variable speed equipment.  High DC Voltages are present, which have the capability of being life-threatening, even for a short period of time after the main power has been removed from a control panel.  Use PE® resistor banks for highest reliability and safety.

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Regeneration Resistor Selection Guide

Application DescriptionIs a Regeneration Resistor required?
Traverse Motion (E.g., Bridge, Trolley, Monorail, Conveyor)YES. PE drives 5HP and under include a built in resistor (Class D). For applications with motor sizes over 5HP, or applications that require a higher rating higher than Class D, a separate travel resistor bank is required. Use the tables below to select the appropriate travel resistor model number.
Hoist/Lifting Motion (WITH Mechanical Load Brake, or a locking worm gear).In most applications, NO.*
Hoist/Lifting Motion (WITHOUT a mechanical load brake)YES. An appropriately-sized Hoist-Duty resistor bank is required. Use the tables below to select the appropriate hoist resistor model number.
*Some hoists with a mechanical load brake have some slip, even when adjusted to the manufacturer's specifications. In these cases, a small travel sized resistor is appropriate for use with the hoist VFD.

PE® Resistor Bank Model Numbers and Sizes

Use the Tables below to find the models numbers and sizes of the PE® resistor for your application. MAKE SURE that the resistor model number has the same number combination as your VFD model number. (Ex: For a M2546CXR drive, the correct resistors will start with R2546.)
 

208-230 VAC Resistor Banks (click to expand)

Resistor Application; Class*Travel; Class D (Standard Use)Travel; Class E/F (Very Heavy Use)Hoist; Class D (Standard Use)Hoist; Class E (Heavy Use)Hoist; Class F (Very Heavy Use)Hoist; L-Long (Long Lift)
1 HP Models; SizesR123T; R1.0R123TF; R1.0R123HD; R1.1R123HE*R123HF*
R123HL*
2 HP Models; SizesR223T; R1.0R223TF; R1.0R223HD; R1.1R223HE*R223HF*R223HL*
3 HP Models; SizesR323T; R1.0R323TF; R1.0R323HD; R1.1R323HE*R323HF*R323HL*
5 HP Models; SizesR523T; R1.0R523TF; R1.0R523HD; R1.2R523HE*R523HF; R2.9R523HL*
7.5 HP Models; Sizes R723T; R1.0R723TF; R1.1R723HD; R2.9R723HE; R2.9R723HF*R723HL*
10 HP Models; SizesR1023T; R1.0R1023TF; R1.1R1023HD; R2.9R1023HE; R2.9R1023HF; R2.18R1023HL*
15 HP Models; SizesR1523T; R1.1R1523TF; R1.1R1523HD; R2.15R1523HE; R2.15R1523HF; R3.S.1R1523HL; R3.S.1
20 HP Models; SizesR2023T; R1.1R2023TF; R1.2R2023HD; R3.S.1R2023HE; R3.S.1R2023HF; R3.S.1R2023HL; R3.S.1
25 HP Models; SizesR2523T; R1.1R2523TF; R1.2R2523HD; R3.S.1R2523HE; R3.S.1R2523HF; R3.S.1R2523HL; R3.L.1
30 HP Models; SizesR3023T; R1.1R3023TF; R1.2R3023HD; R3.S.1R3023HE; R3.S.1R3023HF; R3.L.1R3023HL; R3.L.1
40 HP Models; SizesR4023T; R1.2R4023TF; R1.3R4023HD; R3.L.1R4023HE; R3.L.1R4023HF; R3.L.1R4023HL; R3.S.2
50 HP Models; SizesR5023T; R1.2R5023TF; R1.3R5023HD; R3.L.1R5023HE; R3.L.1R5023HF; R3.S.2R5023HL; R3.L.2
60 HP Models; SizesR6023T; R1.2R6023TF; R3.S.1R6023HD; R3.S.2R6023HE; R3.S.2R6023HF; R3.L.2R6023HL; R3.L.2
75 HP Models; SizesR7523T; R1.3R7523TF; R3.S.1R7523HD; R3.L.2R7523HE; R3.L.2R7523HF; R3.L.2R7523HL; R3.L.3
100 HP Models; SizesR10023T; R3.S.1R10023TF; R3.S.1R10023HD; R3.L.2R10023HE; R3.L.2R10023HF; R3.L.3R10023HL; 2x R3.L.2
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Contact PE® for pricing. All resistor sizes/dimensions are subject to change.

380-415 VAC Resistor Banks (click to expand)

Resistor Application; Class*Travel, Standard Use (Class D)Travel, Very Heavy Use (Class E/F)Hoist, Standard Use (Class D)Hoist, Heavy Use (Class E)Hoist, Very Heavy Use (Class F)Hoist, Long Lift (L-Long)
1 HP Models; SizesR138T; R1.0R138TF; R1.0R138HD*R138HE*R138HF*
R138HL*
2 HP Models; SizesR238T; R1.0R238TF; R1.0R238HD*R238HE*R238HF*R238HL*
3 HP Models; SizesR338T; R1.0R338TF; R1.0R338HD*R338HE*R338HF*R338HL*
5 HP Models; SizesR538T; R1.0R538TF; R1.0R538HD*R538HE*R538HF*R538HL*
7.5 HP Models; Sizes R738T; R1.0R738TF; R1.1R738HD*R738HE*R738HF*R738HL*
10 HP Models; SizesR1038T; R1.0R1038TF; R1.1R1038HD*R1038HE*R1038HF*R1038HL*
15 HP Models; SizesR1538T; R1.1R1538TF; R1.1R1538HD*R1538HE*R1538HF*R1538HL*
20 HP Models; SizesR2038T; R1.1R2038TF; R1.2R2038HD; R3.S.1R2038HE; R3.S.1R2038HF; R3.S.1R2038HL; R3.S.1
25 HP Models; SizesR2538T; R1.1R2538TF; R1.2R2538HD; R3.S.1R2538HE; R3.S.1R2538HF; R3.S.1R2538HL; R3.L.1
30 HP Models; SizesR3038T; R1.1R3038TF; R1.2R3038HD; R3.S.1R3038HE; R3.S.1R3038HF; R3.L.1R3038HL; R3.L.1
40 HP Models; SizesR4038T; R1.2R4038TF; R1.3R4038HD; R3.L.1R4038HE; R3.L.1R4038HF; R3.L.1R4038HL; R3.S.2
50 HP Models; SizesR5038T; R1.2R5038TF; R1.3R5038HD; R3.L.1R5038HE; R3.L.1R5038HF; R3.S.2R5038HL; R3.L.2
60 HP Models; SizesR6038T; R1.2R6038TF; R3.S.1R6038HD; R3.S.2R6038HE; R3.S.2R6038HF; R3.L.2R6038HL; R3.L.2
75 HP Models; SizesR7538T; R1.3R7538TF; R3.S.1R7538HD; R3.L.2R7538HE; R3.L.2R7538HF; R3.L.2R7538HL; R3.L.3
100 HP Models; SizesR10038T; R3.S.1R10038TF; R3.S.1R10038HD; R3.L.2R10038HE; R3.L.2R10038HF; R3.L.3R10038HL; 2x R3.L.2
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Contact PE® for pricing. All resistor sizes/dimensions are subject to change.

*Contact PE® if your application has any special requirements (e.g., NEMA rating), or to request the dimensions of any resistor with an unlisted size.

460 VAC Resistor Banks (click to expand)

Resistor Application; Class*Travel; Class D (Standard Use)Travel; Class E/F (Very Heavy Use)Hoist; Class D (Standard Use)Hoist; Class E (Heavy Use)Hoist; Class F (Very Heavy Use)Hoist; L-Long (Long Lift)
1 HP Models; SizesR146T; R1.0R146TF; R1.0R146HD; R1.1R146HE; R1.1R146HF*
R146HL*
2 HP Models; SizesR246T; R1.0R246TF; R1.0R246HD; R1.1R246HE; R1.1R246HF*R246HL*
3 HP Models; SizesR346T; R1.0R346TF; R1.0R346HD; R1.1R346HE; R1.1R346HF*R346HL*
5 HP Models; SizesR546T; R1.0R546TF; R1.0R546HD; R1.2R546HE; R1.2R546HF; R2.9R546HL*
7.5 HP Models; Sizes R746T; R1.0R746TF; R1.1R746HD; R2.9R746HE; R2.9R746HF*R746HL*
10 HP Models; SizesR1046T; R1.0R1046TF; R1.1R1046HD; R2.12R1046HE; R2.12R1046HF; R2.18R1046HL*
15 HP Models; SizesR1546T; R1.1R1546TF; R1.1R1546HD; R3.MR1546HE; R3.MR1546HF; R3.S.1R1546HL; R3.S.1
20 HP Models; SizesR2046T; R1.1R2046TF; R1.2R2046HD; R3.S.1R2046HE; R3.S.1R2046HF; R3.S.1R2046HL; R3.S.1
25 HP Models; SizesR2546T; R1.1R2546TF; R1.2R2546HD; R3.S.1R2546HE; R3.S.1R2546HF; R3.S.1R2546HL; R3.L.1
30 HP Models; SizesR3046T; R1.1R3046TF; R1.2R3046HD; R3.S.1R3046HE; R3.S.1R3046HF; R3.L.1R3046HL; R3.L.1
40 HP Models; SizesR4046T; R1.2R4046TF; R1.3R4046HD; R3.L.1R4046HE; R3.L.1R4046HF; R3.L.1R4046HL; R3.S.2
50 HP Models; SizesR5046T; R1.2R5046TF; R1.3R5046HD; R3.L.1R5046HE; R3.L.1R5046HF; R3.S.2R5046HL; R3.L.2
60 HP Models; SizesR6046T; R1.2R6046TF; R3.S.1R6046HD; R3.S.2R6046HE; R3.S.2R6046HF; R3.L.2R6046HL; R3.L.2
75 HP Models; SizesR7546T; R1.3R7546TF; R3.S.1R7546HD; R3.L.2R7546HE; R3.L.2R7546HF; R3.L.2R7546HL; R3.L.3
100 HP Models; SizesR10046T; R3.S.1R10046TF; R3.S.1R10046HD; R3.L.2R10046HE; R3.L.2R10046HF; R3.L.3R10046HL; 2x R3.L.2
125 HP Models; SizesR12546T; R3.S.1R12546TF; R3.S.1R12546HD; R3.L.3R12546HE; R3.L.3R12546HF; 2x R3.L.2R12546HL; 2x R3.L.2
150 HP Models; Sizes R15046T*R15046TF*R15046HD; R3.L.3R15046HE; R3.L.3R15046HF; 2x R3.L.3R15046HL; 2x R3.L.3
200 HP Models; SizesR20046T; R3.L.1R20046TF; R3.L.1R20046HD; 2x R3.L.2R20046HE; 2x R3.L.3R20046HF; 2x R3.L.3R20046HL*
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*Contact PE® if your application has any special requirements (e.g., NEMA rating), or to request the dimensions of any resistor with an unlisted size.

Contact PE® for pricing. All resistor sizes/dimensions are subject to change.

575 VAC Resistor Banks (click to expand)

Resistor Application; Class*Travel; Class D (Standard Use)Travel; Class E/F (Very Heavy Use)Hoist; Class D (Standard Use)Hoist; Class E (Heavy Use)Hoist; Class F (Very Heavy Use)Hoist; L-Long (Long Lift)
1 HP Models; SizesR157T; R1.0R157TF; R1.0R157HD*R157HE*R157HF*
R157HL*
2 HP Models; SizesR257T; R1.0R257TF; R1.0R257HD*R257HE*R257HF*R257HL*
3 HP Models; SizesR357T; R1.0R357TF; R1.0R357HD*R357HE*R357HF*R357HL*
5 HP Models; SizesR557T; R1.0R557TF R1.0R557HD*R557HE*R557HF*R557HL*
7.5 HP Models; Sizes R757T; R1.0R757TF; R1.1R757HD*R757HE*R757HF*R757HL*
10 HP Models; SizesR1057T; R1.0R1057TF; R1.1R1057HD*R1057HE*R1057HF*R1057HL*
15 HP Models; SizesR1557T; R1.1R1557TF; R1.1R1557HD; R2.18R1557HE; R2.18R1557HF*R1557HL*
20 HP Models; SizesR2057T; R1.1R2057TF; R1.2R2057HD; R3.S.1R2057HE; R3.S.1R2057HF*R2057HL*
25 HP Models; SizesR2557T; R1.1R2557TF; R1.2R2557HD; R3.S.1R2557HE; R3.S.1R2557HF*R2557HL*
30 HP Models; SizesR3057T; R1.1R3057TF; R1.2R3057HD; R3.S.1R3057HE; R3.S.1R3057HF*R3057HL*
40 HP Models; SizesR4057T; R1.2R4057TF; R1.3R4057HD; R3.L.1R4057HE; R3.L.1R4057HF*R4057HL*
50 HP Models; SizesR5057T; R1.2R5057TF; R1.3R5057HD; R3.L.1R5057HE; R3.L.1R5057HF*R5057HL*
60 HP Models; SizesR6057T; R1.2R6057TF; R3.S.1R6057HD; R3.S.2R6057HE; R3.S.2R6057HF*R6057HL*
75 HP Models; SizesR7557T; R1.3R7557TF; R3.S.1R7557HD; R3.L.2R7557HE; R3.L.2R7557HF*R7557HL*
100 HP Models; SizesR10057T; R3.S.1R10057TF; R3.S.1R10057HD; R3.L.2R10057HE; R3.L.2R10057HF*R10057HL*
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*Contact PE® if your application has any special requirements (e.g., NEMA rating), or to request the dimensions of any resistor with an unlisted size.

Contact PE® for pricing. All resistor sizes/dimensions are subject to change.

PE® Resistor Bank Size/Weight Table

If you know the frame size of the resistor needed for your application (refer to the above tables), use the table below to find the dimensional drawings and weights of the relevant frame size.

Resistor Frame Size (Click to download)R1.0R1.1R1.2R1.3R2.6R2.9R2.12R2.15R2.18R3.MR3.S.1R3.S.2R3.S.3R3.L.1R3.L.2R3.L.3
Weight (lbs) 5.510.219CallCall32CallCallCall3160CallCallCallCallCall

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