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  • Page 1 Front Back Installation Manual VersiCharge Ultra 50 ™ 50 kW DC fast charger usa.siemens.com/versicharge...
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Important safety instructions and specifications. Save these instructions FCC Notice Packaging, handling and receipt Site configuration Underground power preparation Above ground power preparation Installation requirements and equipment Unpacking and installation preparation Installation Underground conduit and wiring Above ground conduit and wiring Wire and commission Ethernet port access Closing checklist...
  • Page 4: Important Safety Instructions And Specifications. Save These Instructions

    CAUTION specifications. Save these instructions. In the event of a circuit breaker trip, the charger must be inspected by a Siemens-certified service agent before the This manual contains important instructions for the VersiCharge charger is re-energized. Ultra 50™ electric vehicle fast charger model:...
  • Page 5 Installation Manual | VersiCharge Ultra 50™ Important safety instructions and specifications. Save these instructions. Input: 3ø WYE CONNECTED 277/480V ±10% 60Hz 55kW 1ø, 120V 60Hz 250W The Ultra 50 must be connected to a circuit provided with an appropriate branch circuit over-current protection in accordance with the National Electrical Code, ANSI/NFPA 70.
  • Page 6: Fcc Notice

    Warning: Any changes or modifications not expressly can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used approved by (Siemens Industry, Inc.) could void the user’s in accordance with the instruction manual, may cause harmful authority to operate this equipment.
  • Page 7: Packaging, Handling And Receipt

    Installation Manual | VersiCharge Ultra 50™ Packaging, handling and receipt Receipt: Read these instructions carefully to become familiar with Ultra 50 packaging and handling procedures prior to unpacking and Check that the crate packaging is in good condition and that the installation.
  • Page 8: Site Configuration

    VersiCharge Ultra 50™ | Installation Manual Site configuration Site survey: Foundation requirements: The Ultra 50 can be installed onto a newly prepared concrete The foundation must be flat, even, and the appropriate density pad, or onto an existing concrete surface, with service wiring for the weight of the Ultra 50.
  • Page 9 Installation Manual | VersiCharge Ultra 50™ Site configuration Minimum measurement requirements: Contact your Siemens representative for installation advice, if your mimimum measurements are smaller than shown in Figure 1. 9.8” (250) 6.3” Wall Wall 28.5” (725) 11.8” 28.5” (725) minimum...
  • Page 10 VersiCharge Ultra 50™ | Installation Manual Site configuration Ultra 50 charging cable range: Single carparking bay: To service one car bay, 500mm/20 inches of space is The standard Ultra 50 cable reach is approximately 2.0 meters/6.5 feet as shown in these site layouts.
  • Page 11 Installation Manual | VersiCharge Ultra 50™ Site configuration Site configuration back-to-back units: Site configuration servicing: When being installed back to back, a minimum distance of An additional space of 700mm/27.5 inches from the center- 300mm/12 inches between the Ultra 50 chargers is front of the baseplate is required to open the front panel for recommended.
  • Page 12: Underground Power Preparation

    VersiCharge Ultra 50™ | Installation Manual Underground power preparation If a concrete foundation is being prepared to bring power into power hole location in relation to the mounting studs. This the Ultra 50 through the baseplate, use the following as a guide ensures the sealing of the supplied Flexa conduit system into for preparation.
  • Page 13: Above Ground Power Preparation

    Installation Manual | VersiCharge Ultra 50™ Above ground power preparation If power via conduit is being supplied to the Ultra 50 above Top view ground, the conduit will enter the Ultra 50 via the back radiator 1 meter/3 feet panel on the left-hand side, as shown in Figure 6.
  • Page 14: Installation Requirements And Equipment

    IEC socket and an IEC female lead is required to supply power. If pre-installation power up is required, contact your supplier prior to the installation date to synchronize with Siemens. Required equipment: These instructions provide a systematic guide for installing and commissioning the Ultra 50.
  • Page 15: Unpacking And Installation Preparation

    Installation Manual | VersiCharge Ultra 50™ Unpacking and installation preparation 1. Open crate 2. Lift Ultra 50 to vertical Move the crate as close to the prepared installation site as Securely attach the lifting straps at the top of Ultra 50 to the possible.
  • Page 16 VersiCharge Ultra 50™ | Installation Manual Unpacking and installation preparation 3. Remove front and rear radiator panels Removing the radiator from the base of the Ultra 50 gives more space to bring power into the unit, however, removing the If access to the rear radiator panel is difficult, the internal radiator is not always required.
  • Page 17 Installation Manual | VersiCharge Ultra 50™ Unpacking and installation preparation The radiator cooling system must be disengaged from the unit. Unclip the two quick-release parts. One is on the base behind the radiator, the other is on the left side with the expansion bag.
  • Page 18: Installation

    VersiCharge Ultra 50™ | Installation Manual Installation 1. Secure to foundation 3. Place front panel on ground Lift the Ultra 50 by the supplied lifting straps, place onto the The front panel is attached to the enclosure with wiring and an prepared foundation and secure with the specified fasteners.
  • Page 19 Installation Manual | VersiCharge Ultra 50™ Installation 4. Disconnect front panel There are three points to disconnect: 1. Wiring to the top, rear panel. Squeeze the connector to disconnect. 2. Earthing strap. Unscrew the nut on the metalwork with a 10mm socket.
  • Page 20: Underground Conduit And Wiring

    VersiCharge Ultra 50™ | Installation Manual Underground conduit and wiring The Ultra 50 is supplied with a Flexa conduit system in the crate kit, with all parts attached. conduit coupling washer 6” conduit flex flexa flex locking nipple adapter conduit...
  • Page 21 Installation Manual | VersiCharge Ultra 50™ Underground conduit and wiring 3. Prepare remaining Flexa system Remove the locking ring from the remaining section of the Flexa system. Push the Flexa conduit into the installed flex adapter to attach. Attach the top, flex adaptor into the hole inside the service hatch with the washer on the outside of the box, and secure inside with the locking ring.
  • Page 22: Above Ground Conduit And Wiring

    VersiCharge Ultra 50™ | Installation Manual Above ground conduit and wiring 1. Disassemble the Flexa system 3. Attach Flexa conduit Remove the end, flex adapter by pushing in the ring of the Feed the Flexa conduit (not supplied) from the rear left of the conduit fitting, and pulling out the conduit.
  • Page 23: Wire And Commission

    Installation Manual | VersiCharge Ultra 50™ Wire and commission CAUTION CAUTION Wiring and commissioning the charger is to be done by When the wiring and cabling is connected, refit the service qualified electrical personnel only. cover BEFORE you turn on power supply to the charger.
  • Page 24 VersiCharge Ultra 50™ | Installation Manual Wire and commission Trim the wires leaving a minimum of 300mm/12 inches Bend the wires to the side of the ferrite rings and up into the exposed. connection points. Single-phase wires thread through the small, black ferrite (1) Check that the wiring is sitting behind the lower face of the only.
  • Page 25: Ethernet Port Access

    Installation Manual | VersiCharge Ultra 50™ Ethernet port access The Ethernet port is situated under the enclosure box on the back left. The rear, radiator panel must be removed to access this location. Twist to disengage the cap and plug in the Ethernet cable.
  • Page 26: Closing Checklist

    VersiCharge Ultra 50™ | Installation Manual Closing checklist Once the charger has been commissioned, the unit requires Check the gasket has not been damaged or soiled. If using a power drill to fasten the nuts, ensure the correct torque re-assembly and closing prior to operation.
  • Page 27 Installation Manual | VersiCharge Ultra 50™ Closing checklist • Place the radiator onto the fixing studs. • Fasten the radiator onto the studs with the supplied nuts using an 8mm socket. 5. Replace cap on Ethernet port 6. Attach front/rear radiator panels...
  • Page 28 Actual results are dependent on variable conditions. Accordingly, Siemens does not make representations, warranties, or assurances as to the accuracy, currency or completeness of the content contained herein. If requested, we will provide specific technical data or specifications with respect to any customer’s particular applications.