21st November 2019

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What is a motor starter switch?

Manual Motor Starters and Switches. A manual starter is a motor controller whose contact mechanism is operated by a mechanical linkage from a toggle handle or push button which is in turn operated by hand. A thermal unit and direct acting overload mechanism provides motor running overload protection.

Keeping this in view, what does a motor starter consist of?

A magnetic motor starter is an electromagnetically operated device that starts and stops a connected motor load. Magnetic starters consist of an electrical contactor and an overload which provides protection in case of a sudden loss of power.

What is a motor starter used for?

A Starter is a device that controls the use of electrical power to equipment, usually a motor. As the name implies, starters "start" motors. They can also stop them, reverse them, and protect them. Starters are made from two building blocks, Contactors and Overload Protection.
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