By Design Engineering StaffMotion Control Power Transmission motors Weg
WEG Electric line of soft starters offers industry's largest power range.
WEG Electric announced that it offers soft starters ranging from 3 HP to 4,500 HP. The compact SSW05 is a digital soft starter with Digital Signal Processor control, an integrated bypass contactor and is available in the 3 to 75HP motor range. While similar, the WEG SSW07 provides heavy duty performance and can be connected to Fieldbus communication networks. It is available from 5 to 400 HP. The SSW06 has a motor power range of 3 to 1200 HP and is compatible with various field bus protocols and numerous analog and digital I/O.
The GPH2 is a combination soft starter incorporating SSW07 soft starter, a circuit breaker and a NEMA 4/12 enclosure. It is designed for applications requiring only input power and output motor connections and is available in the motor range of 5 to 350 HP. Another combination unit, the WEG TPH2 Series Crusher Duty soft starter is designed for AC motor starting applications requiring extreme torque. It is housed in a NEMA 4 enclosure and is available in the 100 to 500 HP motor range. The SSW7000 is the largest unit and features Flexible Torque Control that is used to select the desired torque control according to the type of load applied to the motor. It also features a removable HMI keypad and has a HP range of 750 to 4,500.