Pros and cons of the main motor starter types, and key factors to use in your selection process. 
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Selecting the right motor starter option

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How to choose
It’s estimated that there are more than 300 million electrical motors installed worldwide. Application requirements necessitate motor starters in many of those installations. Of the various motor starter options, which is the best fit for your application?

This white paper provides the pros and cons of the main starter types, with key factors to use in your selection process.
Improve installation efficiency
PSTX Softstarters
The latest softstarter technology from ABB has already been proven capable of reducing panel size by 20%.  Features such as built-in bypass contactors and thermal overload relays allow a reduction in equipment size – saving both time in installation and cost from having fewer products to order and administrate.
Softstarters vs. drives
Making the right choice will save you money.  
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