Design Engineering

Soft Starters

By DE Staff   

Motion Control Machine Building

WEG line offers fully digital soft starters with state-of-the-art DSP.

AutomationDirect has added WEG compact soft starters and micro VFD drives to its motor controls lineup. WEG SSW05 soft starters are available in 10A to 85A rated current versions at 230-460V in two frame sizes, operating on 90 – 250 VAC control power. The SSW07 series of soft starters features 13 models from 10 to 350 HP at 220- 575 VAC, 4 frame sizes, and operates on 110-240 VAC control power. The Gen 2 WEG CFW100 VFD drive is a single-phase input (110/230 VAC), three-phase output variable frequency drive developed for applications ranging from 1/4 to 1hp (0.18 to 0.75 kW). The built-in SoftPLC with operator interface allows the CFW100 to work interactively with motor and application. Compatibility with free WEG Programming Suite (WPS) software enables custom tailored control schemes including PID control.


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