Pump Control: Soft Starters

Technology examples provide a starting point for discussion of soft starter types and features. A time versus current graph shows how and why a soft starter helps. Two main reasons to use a soft starter are covered, along with a peak-demand charge explanation.

A quiz is available after the video; a certificate of completion is available after the series.

The video features long-time automation trainer Doug Bell, Interconnecting Automation, and Eaton Corporation’s Tom Neuberger, product manager for variable frequency drives and soft starters. Sponsored by Eaton Corporation; produced by CFE Media publications, Control Engineering, Plant Engineering, and Consulting-Specifying Engineer, to be noncommercial and educational. Runtime is approximately 8:20 minutes.

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