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Soft Starters for Conveyor Applications


Soft Starters for Conveyor ApplicationsLower Your Maintenance Cost and Reduce Mechanical Stress.

Precise Starting Torque Control
Standalone Soft Starters or Packaged to Customer Specification

Built-in Functions:
Operator Interface
4 Built-In Ramp Control Choices
Dual Ramps
Jog Function
Kick Start Function
Pump-Flex Deceleration Ramp
Restart Delay Timer
Time Clock Controller
RS-485 Serial Communications

Rugged Power Components:
Inverse parallel paired SCRs
Auto-synchronizing Gate Firing method
500% 60sec Overload Capacity
1600V PIV rating

Line Voltage - 200-600200-600VAC 3 phase 50/60HZ
Current Rating - 18-1250A (5HP to 1200HP)
AC Supply Voltage - 120V Control Voltage (CPT included)
Ramp Control - Closed Loop Torque/Current Ramping, Voltage Ramp with Current Limit
Across the Line Start Capability - Fully Rated Bypass/Emergency Start Contactor, Full Voltage/Softstart Selector Switch, Independent Overload Relay
Advanced Motor Protection - Retentive Thermal Memory, Dynamic Reset Capacity