motor starter


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motor starter

A motor controller used only for connecting and disconnecting a motor.
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In the FVNR motor starter circuit, fuses are selected by a rule of thumb: the fuse rating is 1.25 times the current rating of the motor.
Because these controllers are not phase sensitive, they can also be used with a reversing motor starter with a modification in the wiring.
It is designed for use with Farr Gold Series dust collectors, or other types of collectors if integrated with a motor starter or variable frequency drive package.
The new Allen-Bradley ArmorStart distributed starter is a pre-engineered, pre-configured combination motor starter that requires no additional enclosures and features a modular, plug-and-play design for quick and reliable installation.
The Telemecanique TeSys U-Line motor starter combines the traditional power and control functions of a motor starter with built-in intelligence and a modular structure that provides design flexibility.
The Kwikstarter is an enclosed compact motor starter measuring only 7 3/8 by 3 1/2 in.
Features include a 48" diameter filter housing, large area cartridge filters, continuous pulse filter cleaning, integral NEMA 4 Control panel with motor starter, continuous duty positive displacement vacuum producer with secondary safety filter, 2-cu.-yard collection hopper, 5000-pound capacity pallet jack, radio frequency level control probe, and carbon steel construction.