Baldor Electric Co.: MST Soft Starter

By |  February 28, 2013

Baldor Electric Co.’s new MST Soft Starter with six SCR three-phase voltage control offers advanced protection for the motor, the soft starter and the load. Available from 7.5 to 1,000 hp at 208 to 575 Vac (volts alternating current), this product is suitable for a wide variety of applications, including pumps, compressors, fans, conveyors, mixers and stirrers. It features programmable torque control, providing a more linear acceleration during start that reduces wear and tear – and during stop, virtually eliminates pump water hammer. It also offers integrated advanced motor protection with current sensing, programmable signal relays, programmable analog output and a built-in keypad interface. MST Digital Soft Starters are available in two styles: The open starter has a small footprint that makes mounting easy, and is loaded with high-end features that improve performance and save energy. The enclosed combination starter combines overcurrent protection and overload protection in a single package.

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