Soft Starts

A Soft start motor is a device used typically with electrical AC motors.

How do they work?

They work by helping reduce the torque and load in the power up and electrical current surges that are typical with motors during their start-up phase. The soft start only does this temporary however as it is only needed primarily during start-up

Features and benefits:
•Can control multiple phases of power up


•Control of starting toque in machinery


•Motor power ratings ranging up to 700 kW and above


•Inline contactors are not necessary if the machine it is used on is electrically isolated


•Control starting times of the soft start


•Voltage boost functions available to control over toque


•Can be mounted to DIN, panels or simply snap on capabilities





Where might I use one?
•Smaller size cranes


•Automatic doors/gates


•Fans or pumps


•Conveyor belts


•Compressors

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RS Stock No. 209-6340
BrandRS PRO
$363.24
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1 230 V ac 12 A 230 V ac - 2.2 kW - 120mm 45mm 70mm 0°C +45°C DIN Rail -
RS Stock No. 209-6362
BrandRS PRO
$321.97
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3 380 → 460 V ac 12 A 460 V ac - 5.5 kW IP20 120mm 45mm 75mm 0°C +40°C DIN Rail -
RS Stock No. 418-3610
BrandRS PRO
$210.52
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- - 24 A 24 V dc - - - 84mm 79mm 48mm - - Panel -
RS Stock No. 209-6356
BrandRS PRO
$261.15
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3 380 → 460 V ac 5.5 A 460 V ac - 2.2 kW IP20 120mm 45mm 75mm 0°C +40°C DIN Rail -
RS Stock No. 418-3626
BrandRS PRO
$214.76
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- - 24 A 12 V dc - - - 122mm 79mm 48mm - - Panel -
RS Stock No. 135-9720
BrandRS PRO
$815.76
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2 10 → 24 V dc 45 A 400 V ac 24 V dc 22 kW IP20 52.5mm 178mm 158mm 0°C +45°C Snap-On -
RS Stock No. 418-3632
BrandRS PRO
$214.76
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- - 24 A 24 V dc - - - 122mm 79mm 48mm - - Panel -
RS Stock No. 135-9716
BrandRS PRO
$282.42
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2 24 V dc 6.5 A 400 V ac 24 V dc 3 kW IP20 45mm 110mm 121mm 0°C +45°C DIN Rail, Snap-On -
RS Stock No. 135-9715
BrandRS PRO
$211.86
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2 24 V dc 3.5 A 400 V ac 24 V dc 1.5 kW IP20 45mm 110mm 121mm 0°C +45°C DIN Rail, Snap-On -
RS Stock No. 212-8699
BrandRS PRO
$454.31
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3 380 → 460 V ac 12 A 460 V ac - 5.5 kW - - - - - - DIN Rail -
RS Stock No. 135-9721
BrandRS PRO
$339.41
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2 24 V dc 16 A 400 V ac 24 V dc 7.5 kW IP20 45mm 110mm 121mm 0°C +45°C DIN Rail, Snap-On -
RS Stock No. 135-9719
BrandRS PRO
$506.97
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2 10 → 24 V dc 32 A 400 V ac 24 V dc 15 kW IP20 45mm 173mm 158mm 0°C +45°C Snap-On -
RS Stock No. 135-9717
BrandRS PRO
$286.36
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2 24 V dc 12 A 400 V ac 24 V dc 5.5 kW IP20 45mm 110mm 121mm 0°C +45°C DIN Rail, Snap-On -
RS Stock No. 212-8683
BrandRS PRO
$423.58
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3 380 → 460 V ac 5.5 A 460 V ac - 2.2 kW - 120mm 45mm 75mm 0°C +40°C DIN Rail -
RS Stock No. 135-9718
BrandRS PRO
$381.70
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2 10 → 24 V dc 25 A 400 V ac 24 V dc 11 kW IP20 45mm 173mm 158mm 0°C +45°C Snap-On -