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Are the ATV61 / ATV71 series drives certified by the American Bureau of Shipping (ABS)?

Issue:
Are the ATV61 / ATV71 series drives certified by the American Bureau of Shipping (ABS)?

Product Line:
Altivar 61, ATV61, Altivar 71, ATV71

Environment:
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All models, All serial numbers

Cause:
Third party certification documents needed.

Resolution:
The ATV61 and ATV71 series drives are Product Type Approved by ABS with the following restrictions:

*1. Motor Controllers of 100kW (135 HP) and over for essential services must be Unit Certified. 
2. Propulsion of vessels other than bow thrusters does not fall under applications covered by Altivar 61 and Altivar 71.

The current certification was issued 07/Jul/2010 and expires 06/JUL/2015.
A copy of the certificate is attached. 


*** For high HP units (100kw/135HP and higher), Schneider Electric does not provide the certificates.  This is completed by the ABS inspector either at the enclosure manufacturing location, or in the shipyard if directly mounted on the vessel. 

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