Soft start provides a number of benefits to motor driven systems in the food & beverage industry, including:
Control of infeed conveyor speed based on motor loading
Reduced mechanical stress during start
The ability to ride through operating overloads eg large bones or frozen goods
Preventing damage from jammed loads
To see a detailed breakdown of the applications that can benefit from soft start, take a look at our infographic here.
AuCom's XLR-8 technology lets you take precise control of the motor's stopping time. Shorter stopping times help improve your production efficiency by reducing downtime between operating cycles. Find out more.
The starting function of motors is often misunderstood, impacting motor performance and compromising energy efficiency.
The Get Your Motor Running series of technical white papers provides a detailed introduction to the theory of starting motors, based on the work of electronics design expert Mark Empson, co-founder of AuCom Electronics. Read more
We get lots of questions regarding how to select and implement the best soft start solution.
In our 'Where Do I Start?' eBook we've compiled the answers to a number of the most common topics. Read more