Electrical Power & Protection


Ultra-compact soft starter with protection

December 2019 Electrical Power & Protection

The Tele Christian P4.0/RL/TP/IC electronic soft starter is, with all of its integrated functionality, designed for ultra-compact installation. It helps to reduce wiring material, installation time and space in electrical cabinets and industrial plants. A complete soft starter, reversing unit, 3-pole motor contactor and thermal protection relay is integrated in the 22,5 mm housing.

The aim of the soft starter is to minimise the high inrush current during the start of a 3-phase squirrel cage motor. This protects the supply and electrical installations from overload. In plants with multiple motors, the use of a soft starter reduces the dimension of wire sizes, protection systems and limits maximum supply power. Due to the highly integrated functionality and protection circuitry of the Christian P-4.0/RL/TP/IC, users do not need to install any other classic motor protection. The installation requires only line fuses to protect the wires.

For more information contact Vepac Electronics, +27 11 454 8053, sales@vepac.co.za, www.vepac.co.za


Credit(s)



Share this article:
Share via emailShare via LinkedInPrint this page

Further reading:

Enabling IIoT connectivity for virtual power plants
December 2019, RJ Connect , Electrical Power & Protection
The power grid has seen many changes that have enabled the integration of power from distributed energy sources (DERs).

Read more...
DIN rail power supply for demanding applications
December 2019, ElectroMechanica , Electrical Power & Protection
Automated production systems require power supplies with high stability and safety protection. DIN rail power supply series for such demanding applications are available from Delta Electronics, distributed ...

Read more...
Dry-type transformers go mainstream
December 2019 , Electrical Power & Protection
The uptake of dry-type transformers in South Africa is now well beyond ‘niche’ applications, with local specialist Trafo Power Solutions installing a range of sizes across various sectors. “In recent ...

Read more...
Robust embedded power supply series
December 2019, RS Components SA , Electrical Power & Protection
RS Components (RS) has announced the availability of a new series of AC-DC embedded switch-mode power supplies (SMPS) from TDK-Lambda. The cost-effective RWS-B series of AC-DC industrial power supplies ...

Read more...
Latest power monitoring device
November 2019, ElectroMechanica , Electrical Power & Protection
A new panel-mounted power monitoring device (PMD) from Socomec has been launched locally by ElectroMechanica (EM). The Socomec DIRIS A-40 has been designed for measuring, monitoring, and reporting electrical ...

Read more...
WEG IE3 compliant motor control and protection
October 2019, Zest WEG Group , Electrical Power & Protection
The increased move towards the use of IE3 electric motors has made it increasingly important that the most appropriate starting method be selected to ensure optimum performance. With this move it is essential ...

Read more...
Electronic monitoring devices from EM
October 2019, ElectroMechanica , Electrical Power & Protection
A comprehensive range of electronic monitoring and timing devices in different formats for ease of use and retrofit purposes is available from ElectroMechanica (EM). The ElectroDev units are suited to ...

Read more...
Integrated earth leakage protection
October 2019, Schneider Electric South Africa , Electrical Power & Protection
Schneider Electric has announced the introduction of integrated earth leakage protection for its Compact NSX and NSXm moulded circuit breaker ranges. “The award-winning Compact NSX moulded case circuit ...

Read more...
Batteries in motive power applications
October 2019, Comtest , Electrical Power & Protection
When discussing motive power applications, the initial thought is that their batteries must be similar to transportation batteries. After all, this equipment is ‘motive’ just like a car or truck. However, ...

Read more...
Better transformer design improves safety
October 2019 , Electrical Power & Protection
As electricity utilities and users worldwide look to become more safety conscious and efficient in their use of electrical energy, it is important to leverage the improvements that have been made in the ...

Read more...