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Softstart UK

PO Box 215
Great Yarmouth
NR31 0YS

Telephone : 01493 660510
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    Softstart UK addresses hazardous area system design with new video(14/10/2014)

    Softstart UK has produced a new video exploring the complexities of system design for hazardous area applications where there is a risk of explosion. The video explains how certified equipment and techniques can be used to minimise risk.

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    Softstart enters strategic partnership with Delta Electronics(31/03/2013)

    Softstart UK has formed a strategic partnership with Taiwanese control and automation giant, Delta Electronics. Softstart will offer sales and engineering support for the full portfolio of Delta Electronics products in the UK.

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    High quality HMIs available in widescreen versions(18/02/2013)

    Softstart UK has introduced a new range of HMIs into the UK that combine excellent control and visualisation capability with an innovative widescreen design.

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    Engineers: you no longer need to oversize motors(04/01/2013)

    For generations engineers happily oversized electric motors to allow for worse case working conditions, plus an extra margin of comfort. But what made good sense then is something of an anathema to today’s energy conscious engineers, claims Stuart Harvey.

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    Micro drive builds in PLC functionality(07/12/2012)

    Softstart UK has introduced a new intelligent vector control micro drive that provides versatile control modes and includes built-in functionality. Manufactured by Delta Electronics, the C200 offers advanced control and reliable operation.

  • MV starter elbows VSD in hammer mill control contest(29/07/2011)

    When EdF needed a starter for a medium voltage hammer mill drive at its Cottam Power site in Nottinghamshire, most suppliers approached by the energy supplier claimed that a variable speed drive was the only device capable of meeting the demands of this application. Softstart UK, however, had other ideas.

  • Recognising the status of the panel builder(11/02/2011)

    Panel builders are the foot soldiers of the control and electrical engineering industry, and like today's infantryman, their job is undergoing radical technological change. In this personal account, Stuart Harvey predicts how things will develop over the next two-to-five years

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    Vacuum circuit breakers offer greatly extended service life(15/12/2010)

    New from Softstart UK is a range of vacuum circuit breakers offering high performance, simple maintenance and an extended life of up to 30,000 operations. The highly compact Hyundai HAF and HVF vacuum circuit breakers deliver the additional benefit of low vibration, quiet operation. Because of the small amount of contact erosion, contact life is increased to 20,000 operations at the rated nominal current.

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    High performance vector inverter is a powerful option for demanding loads(02/12/2010)

    Softstart UK has launched an advanced high performance vector inverter, combining power and precision to meet the needs of the most demanding loads. Available in powers from 5.5kW to 132kW initially with powers extending to over 400KW in 2011, the Hyundai N700V redefines the price/performance ratio, setting new standards for cost, energy efficiency, reliability, performance, functionality and ease of operation.

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    Softstart brings Hyundai drives to the UK(14/10/2010)

    There may not be many in the UK who would associate Hyundai with variable speed drives, and yet all across Asia this is one of the biggest names in the business. Now these products are available to engineers in this country via Softstart UK. The company’s portfolio includes Hyundai low and medium voltage inverters, perfectly complementing Softstart UK’s ranges of AC motors, servo drives and motors, soft starters, DC injection brakes, motor protection relays, control equipment, panel PC and more.

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  • Softly, softly catchee muckee(01/02/2009)

    Cleanliness is critical for steam lines; the smallest of dirt particles can do substantial damage to the blades of a steam turbine, so thorough cleaning is essential. The process requires careful pump control to ensure the safety of personnel and to protect assets - a good enough reason why SABSCO chose soft starters over DOL starting on one of its recent Middle Eastern projects

  • Soft starter brings listed mill up to date(01/09/2008)

    You drive 16 tons and what do you get? Possibly another day older and deeper in debt, as the song goes, but following the installation of a soft starter on a 16 ton flywheel drive, metal finisher, Pro-Roll just got much smoother production