Soft Starters: Take it easy!

September 12

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Soft starters provide many benefits for control of AC motors in the processing industry. Lower operational costs are achieved by reduced motor inrush current, which contribute to higher electrical bills and possible penalties from electrical utilities. Equipment longevity is improved by reduced mechanical stresses on driven components. Join us as we discuss these and other benefits of soft starters.

Primary Topics:
• Available motor control technologies
• Operation cost benefits of soft starts
• Performance benefits of soft starts

Presenter:
Cory Kersenbrock
Senior Controls Engineer, Coperion K-Tron
Cory Kersenbrock is Sr. Controls Engineer for Coperion K-Tron located in Salina, Kansas, USA. Kersenbrock is responsible for system controls design and implementation. He has nearly 30 years of experience in automation system design including process control, motor control and power distribution as well as construction and installation. Kersenbrock holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Kansas State University.