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Asynchronous motor starting system

February 3rd, 2017 | Make a comment | Posted in Energy Efficiency - motors
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megaphone-redNew guest article today by A.N. abotu motor starting systems. If any remarks or questions are welcomed, write a comment below.

The asynchronous motors are used for a wide range of applications. They are used in industrial processes, commercial buildings, recreational areas, at home, and other areas.

However, if motor is switched on directly from the mains supply, it draws a very high initial current. The current at startup is usually between five and seven times what the motor normally draws at full load, but only develops a torque of between 1.5 and 2.5 times the torque at full load.
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