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Reduced Voltage Motor Starting Panels by Auto-Transformers


Reduced Voltage Motor Starting Panels are designed for starting of squirrel cage induction and synchronous motors.

A RVMS Panel reduces the torque by temporarily reducing the voltage and/or current input. It reduces voltage applied to the motor during start up causing lower starting currents from the connected grid.

One way to limit motor starting current is an autotransformer. An auto-transformer is placed in series with the motor during starting. The transformer action reduces the voltage applied to the motor terminals, so the current at starting decreases. They are designed as per the typical voltage taps of 50, 65, 80 percentages of the voltages.

 

 

Technical Specifications
Autotransformer types Dry type cast resin
Type of construction Metal enclosed or metal clad
Rated voltage Up to 15kV
Rated Current Up to 1600A*
Ambient Temperature -30°C to 55°C
Control Digital controller based on motor current
Protection

Motor protection relay

Surge arrester for autotransformer

*Consult factory for higher values.

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