How much start current do I need?

Posted by AuCom on 05/02/19 15:25

Knowledge of expected motor start current and start duration is an important part of designing a functional and efficient system, especially when there are limitations to the electrical supply.

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Topics: Industry Applications, Soft Start Control, System Design, AuCom Services


Successful commissioning of Nice Tramway tunnel ventilation

Posted by AuCom on 18/01/19 11:31

Twenty two EMX4e soft starters have just been commissioned by Fuji Europe in Nice, France as part of the Nice Tramway expansion project.

The starters are responsible for the control of ventilation fans in the 3.2 km tunnel stretch of the new Line 2 Ouest-Est (T2) section of the Tramway.

In case of fire in the tunnel, the starters will work together with Fuji variable speed drives to channel smoke out of the tunnel and manage the oxygen supply.

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Topics: Industry Applications, AuCom Services, Success Stories, Projects, HVAC


Ease of commissioning an invaluable benefit for Colombia's Macing SAS

Posted by AuCom on 22/08/17 14:03

Connecting the city of Villavicencio, Colombia to the capital city of Bogota, the Tunel Buenavista (East Tunnel) is a key component in the Autopista al Llano highway and plays a vital role in the nation’s transport network. Stretching more than 4.5km underground, the tunnel is one of the most complex infrastructure challenges in Colombia.

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Topics: Industry Applications, Soft Start Control, Success Stories


Flawless performance in demanding conditions

Posted by AuCom on 10/08/17 11:58

Oman’s construction sector now accounts for around 8% of its GDP, growing rapidly to an estimated worth of $6.0bn in 2016.  This growth is fuelling significant demand for a wide range of construction materials, including aggregates. 

Helping to meet this demand, AuCom OEM partner Horizon Bright supplies ASTEC aggregate and mining solutions to aggregate producers across the region.

In 2012, Horizon Bright supplied a crusher solution to a local aggregate plant – choosing AuCom soft starters to provide a reliable starting outcome for their clients.

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Topics: Industry Applications, Success Stories, Mining & Quarrying, Soft Start Control


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