The launch of the agility range follows on from the announcement earlier this year that Fairford is now part of the Motortronics Group, a developer of solid-state AC motor controls and motor protection. The acquisition means that the Motortronics Group is now the largest soft starter manufacturer in the World
The agility soft starter range includes a smart application pre-program suite and technology to deliver stable acceleration and deceleration in all operating conditions and is launched at the SPS drives show in Nuremberg next week.
“We’re delighted to be exhibiting at SPS IPC Drives for the first time. Our presence underlines our commitment to global growth that is facilitated by being part of the Motortronics Group,” said Mark Shepherd, Fairford managing director.
Fiarford is also demonstrating its synergy high performance energy saving soft starter at SPS. Its iERS technology allows synergy to boost soft start performance alongside enhanced energy saving capability on partially loaded motors. Motortronics is showing its MVC4 medium voltage soft starter that is designed for applications up to 15kV, the MVC4 includes selectable ramping profiles to suit specific applications; 500% duty for 60 seconds and 600% for 30 seconds; plus an optional touchscreen interface.