Motor starters and electronic switching devices

Motor starters and electronic switching devices

Motor starters switch and reverse motors quickly and reliably. We offer motor starters for switching and reversing asynchronous motors as well as DC motors. Electronic switching devices such as solid-state contactors switch resistive and inductive loads silently and without wear. Increase system availability and benefit from all the advantages of easy handling by using our switching devices.

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Reversing load relays for DC motors on the DIN rail
IFS PROFIsafe gateway on the DIN rail

Motor starters – safe switching of DC motors

Compact reversing load relays for DC motors

Reversing load relays enable the fast switching and braking of DC motors. An output protected against short circuits, surge voltages, and overloads ensures reliable operation. The internal locking circuit and load wiring minimize the wiring effort.

Main features

  • Switching and reversing of DC motors up to 24 V DC/10 A
  • Compact overall width: 12.5 mm
  • Push-in connection technology
  • Output protected against short circuits, surge voltages, and overloads
  • Wear-free and quick switching

Your Advantages

  • High system availability through safe and fast switching with wear-free electronics
  • Narrow design saves space in the control cabinet
  • Easy wiring with integrated locking circuit and load wiring
  • Reliable operation with short-circuit-, surge-, and overload-proof output
  • Robust against shocks and vibrations

IFS PROFIsafe gateway

Safe network for your motor starters

The IFS PROFIsafe gateway enables the easy network integration of up to 15 motor starters. Switch the enable inputs of your motor starters safely: Save valuable I/Os in the control level and use the cost-effective solution for the interface level.

Main features

  • Integration of IFS devices in PROFIsafe
  • Safe digital inputs and outputs
  • Additional digital inputs and outputs
  • Functional safety for individual and group shutdown in three-phase motors
  • Cost-effective solution
  • Overall width of just 45 mm

Your Advantages

  • Safe shutdown of motor starters with safe outputs
  • Space savings in the control cabinet due to the compact design that is just 45 mm wide
  • Easy extension options with additional I/Os
  • Fast configuration, status monitoring, and diagnostics via automation software or clipx ENGINEER Device Parameterization Tool
  • Save network addresses with the Interface system (IFS) bus connection

Hybrid motor starter on the DIN rail

Hybrid motor starters

Hybrid motor starters Switch and reverse motors quickly and reliably with compact hybrid motor starters.

Switch motors safely and reliably with compact stand-alone, modular, and network-capable hybrid motor starters. The devices are used wherever three-phase asynchronous motors, from 50 W to 3 kW, need to be reversed and protected. The product range of hybrid motor starters consists of direct and reversing starters, which are available with various functions such as emergency stop and motor protection.

Motor starter for DC motors on the DIN rail

Motor starter for DC motors

Motor starter for DC motors Switch your DC motors quickly and reliably

Electronic load relays and reversing load relays provide fast switching of DC motors. Reversing load relays reverse and brake DC motors up to 24 V/10 A without wear. Benefit from easy wiring with the integrated locking circuit and load wiring.

Solid-state contactors on the DIN rail

Solid-state contactors

Solid-state contactors Solid-state contactors – silent and reliable for every AC voltage network

Solid-state contactors are far superior to mechanical contactors in terms of switching speed, service life, and robustness. This is because they also work reliably and with stable switching times in dusty or chemically aggressive atmospheres. They switch resistive and inductive loads silently and without wear. The solid-state contactors in the CONTACTRON series are available for single- and three-phase networks and, depending on the type, also provide a reversing function.

Speed starter versions on the DIN rail

Speed starters

Speed starters Connect, set, start: The new speed starter with particularly intuitive operation

This compact solution provides all of the functions necessary for different speeds, soft start, and safe stopping with the Safe Torque Off (STO) function. The safe, simple, and efficient operation of three-phase asynchronous motors is an important objective in a large number of applications. The CONTACTRON Speed Starter provides simple operation with various speeds, from normal speed, creeping speed, and soft start, all the way to energy efficiency and ramping functions.