Our SMC™-50 soft starters are available with a current range from 108…480 A. Our SMC-50 fully solid-state soft starters are available from 90...520 A. Advanced monitoring and protection functions, superior communication capability, and energy saver mode all help this soft starter increase efficiency and reduce downtime.
Do you need a soft starter or an AC drive? What does your application require? When choosing between a soft starter and an AC drive what do you need to consider? Learn more in the following literature and blogs
To learn more about how the SMC-50 Soft Starter's unique starting and stopping profiles can meet your application needs, view this Virtual Demonstration. You can examine the construction and features of this soft starter in three frame sizes and in three dimensions. You will be able to peel back the product casing to see what is inside.
This new offering combines the advanced functionality of the SMC™-50 control platform with the energy savings capabilities of an internal bypass power structure. After the motor has been started and reaches full speed, the controller closes the internal bypass contactors which increases energy efficiency and reduces heat output. This results in:
The SMC-50 fully solid-state unit continues to be available with normal and heavy duty ratings for customer flexibility in difficult and demanding applications.
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Watch the following videos to see how our SMC-50™ soft starters are used in the following applications:
The SMC-50 soft starters use new soft start technology to provide torque and speed control for starting centrifugal pumps and high-inertia loads. Through proprietary sensorless speed sensing and motor control algorithms, the SMC-50 soft starter can deliver even smoother pump starts and stops than was possible with previous pump-control methods.
The SMC-50 soft starters deliver improved performance on high inertia loads such as rock crushers through linear acceleration technology and torque control. Limiting peak current and torque shock yields consistent starting performances. Through advanced control and monitoring uptime is maximized and the need for system maintenance is reduced.
The SMC-50 soft starters minimize starting peak current and torque shock to the system. Slow speed operation enables inspection of saw blade tracking before the motor is brought to full speed. The Smart Motor Braking option enables the system to stop in a fraction of the time of a coast stop.
The SMC-50 soft starters use linear start technology which is ideal for both high and low pressure applications such as those found in compression tanks. This soft starter also has an energy saver mode which optimizes energy usage when running lightly loaded motors.