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Soft Starts & Brakes

DIGI-Start

Softac’s DigiStart is well known for its unrivalled durability and flexibility.  DigiStart is available in an open chassis style, or integrated into an MCC built to your specifications.  DigiStart can be sized for a 100% duty cycle and can also be built to include bypass contactors.

 

Standard Features

  • Single Microprocessor Logic Control Card for all horsepower sizes
  • Open Loop Voltage Control with adjustments for initial voltage 0% – 100%
  • Ramp time to full voltage 0.5 – 60 seconds. Kickstart boost 150%-1000% current
  • Breakaway Torque 0.1 – 2 seconds
  • Acceleration kick – selectable
  • Selectable Current Control 100% – 600% of FLA
  • DV/DT Protection
  • Phase Loss protection
  • Stack Overtemperature
  • Shorted SCR Indication
  • Fully Electronic Overload, selectable class 10, 20 & 30
  • Auxiliary Contacts – 2 sets form C
  • LCD Status Display
  • RS232 Communication Port
  • Up to speed indication
  • Chassis or enclosed units
  • Compact design for MCC installation
  • Adjustable Ramp Down for pump & fan applications
  • O / L Bypass
  • Auto/Man O/L RST
  • Energy Save
  • Jog Enable

     Specifications

Power:

Enclosure:

Ambient:

Overloads:

Control Voltage:

Power Selection:

Cooling:

Transient Voltage Protection:

Power Rating:

:

208V – 600V A.C. 3 Phase ±  10%. 45-65 Hz

NEMA 1, 12, 12A and 4

0 – 40° at sea level

Fully electronic selectable class 10, 20 & 30

24V DC or 120V AC

6 SCR

Natural convection or fan

R.C. Snubbers

20 times FLA, 1 cycle, 500% motor current for 30 seconds, 125% continuous

 

 

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DIGI-Brake

Standard Features

  • Single Microprocessor Logic Control Card for all horsepower sizes
  • L.C.D. Status Display
  • Password Protection
  • Brake Current (adjustable 0 – 300% FLA)
  • Brake Time (adjustable 0 – 240 sec.)
  • Internal & External Zero Speed Detection
  • Zero Hold (adjustable 0 – 5 sec.)
  • Cycle Time (adjustable 0 – 60 min.)

Standard Relay Outputs

  • Brake On
  • Zero Speed
  • Cycle Time
  • Feedback Loss
  • Line Frequency
  • Brake Ready
  • Device Overtemperature

Optional Modifications

  • Chassis, NEMA 1, 12, 4 Enclosures
  • Custom Enclosures & Controls

Application

  • Recommended for almost all A.C. Motor applications requiring injection braking
  • Recommended for critical drive applications requiring braking for safety reasons
  • Eliminates high maintenance mechanical brakes
  • Eliminates downtime due to drive coasting
  • Eliminates sequence drive pile up due to coasting

Specifications

Power:

Enclosure:

Ambient:

Control Voltage:

Power Selection:

Cooling:

Transient Voltage Protection:

Max Braking Current:

:

208V – 600V A.C. 3 Phase ± 10%. 45-65 Hz

NEMA 1, 12, 12A and 4

0-40° at sea level

24V DC Internal or 120V AC External

4 SCR

Natural convection or fan

R.C. Snubbers

3x Motor FLA

 

 

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Combination Brake & Starter Also Available