Monthly archives for January, 2016

Introduction to Motor Control Centers (MCC)


Motor Control Centers in power distribution systems include circuit breakers and circuit breaker enclosures, switchgear, MCC Buckets, switchboards, transformers and panel boards. Motor Control Centers control the electric motors involved from one central location. MCC’s can involve Manual or Automatic Control. A lighting control […]

ABB SoftStarter PSE, PSR, PSS, PSE, PST Series


Before discussing the ABB PSE, PSR, PSS, PSE, PSTA series, let’s establish what a Motor SoftStarter is. A SoftStarter is used in AC Electrical Motor applications to reduce motor load and torque in power transmission and electrical current surge of AC Electrical Motors during start-up. The ABB PSE Soft Starter range is the perfect compromise […]