Full Voltage Starting Electric Fire Pump Controllers All Firetrol Fire Pump Controllers are factory assembled, wired, tested as a unit and confirmed to all requirements of the latest edition of NFPA-20 (Centrifugal Fire Pumps) and NFPA-70 (National Electrical Code). Firetrol controllers are listed by Underwriters Laboratories, Inc., in accordance with UL218, Standard for Fire Pump Controllers, CSA, Standard for Industrial Control Equipment (cUL) and approved by Factory Mutual (FM). All Firetrol controllers are Y2K compliant.
Part Winding Starting Electric Fire Pump Controller
Wye-delta Open Transition Starting Electric Fire Pump Controller
Wye-delta Closed Transition Starting Electric Fire Pump Controller
Electric Fire Pump Controllers in general are classified by starting method, as full voltage or reduced voltage starting. The distinguishing factor in these starting methods is the amount of current (amperage) that is drawn by the motor during it's initial starting process (inrush). The inrush amperage can be generally expressed as a factor of the motor full load amperage. The normal power source must be able to handle the current inrush that occurs during starting. If the fire pump is to be operated from an emergency power source, such as a generator set, the emergency source must also be able to handle the current inrush.

Some types of reduced voltage starting require a motor specifically wound for that type of starting. It is the pump suppliers responsibility to provide the correct type motor for the starting method you specify.

Primary Resistance Starting Electric Fire Pump Controller
Autotransformer Starting Electric Fire Pump Controller
Solid State Starting Electric Fire Pump Controller

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