There are a few important factors to consider when building motor control. You’ll need to keep these three factors in mind when planning a motor build, whether you plan on buying a pre-built motor or building one from scratch.
- Manual Start or Automatic Start: Depending on the motor’s function, motor controls that offer a manual start or automatic starting can be added. Both have their advantages, but you should ensure that the motor controls are user-friendly and flexible to get the best performance from the machine.
- Rotational, Torque, and speed Regulation: Does the motor need to be able to operate in both reverse and forward motion? What about the ability to adjust speed or torque? These details may seem minor, but having the right motor controls installed will ensure that your motor functions precisely as you need it to.
- Avoiding Faults & Overloads: Motor controls are ultimately designed for safety and efficiency. It’s crucial to ensure that the correct components are installed to prevent electrical overloads and potential safety hazards.
If you require motor controls with advanced functionality, Becker Mining USA is the ideal source. Our team is well-equipped to build and repair motors for commercial and industrial applications. Feel free to contact us to discuss your project.
This post was written by Justin Tidd, Director at Becker/SMC. For nearly a half a century, Becker Mining has been at the forefront of safety, producing the best Portable Electrical Substation in the industry. Becker/SMC is the industry’s leader in increasingly more sophisticated electrical control systems. Most of the major innovations, design features and specialized electrical components have been developed by Becker/SMC.