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    Motor Management

    We help you to optimize and simplify your Motor Management solution while maintaining the performance of your operations and processes

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  • Expertise to overcome the challenges

    Towards efficient and optimized solution for energy distribution, protection and control of high power motors.

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  • White Paper

    Silicon controlled rectifiers (SCR) or reduced voltage soft-starters (RVSS) smooth motor starting in MV power systems. Most literature on SCR design discusses motor or system protection, but little is said about protection of SCR itself. This paper presents a mathematical analysis on MV SCRs for the purpose of protecting the power electronics components while turning on. The role of current transient in damaging soft-starters is discussed, and a simple tool for practical SCR transient protection design is described.

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    Electric motors are the key driver of your process. That is why they are the focus of our attention regarding their protection, control, maintenance, and impact on the electrical network and parallel loads.

    Electric Motors consume

    • 45% of electricity produced worldwide
    • >90% of electricity used in electro-intensive industries
    • 60% of electricity used in manufacturing industries

    Discover our 5 domains for motor management

    • Expert services for motor applications

      Expertise is at the heart of our Motor Management solution. With dedicated software, relevant analyses, or services for electrical equipment, Schneider Electric supports your projects from design to operation and maintenance.

      • Software
      • Analyses
      • Services

    • Advanced motor control

      Motor starting or operations control are fundamental for your process and the definition of the Motor Management solution from Schneider Electric. We offer a complete range of advanced motor control equipment to meet all your process constraints with regard to your power system requirements.

      • Autotransformer starters
      • Soft starters
      • Variable speed drives

    • Motor protection and control

      Our Motor Management solution not only provides a means of starting the motor, but also includes a protection unit comprising switchgear and protection relays. We offer a wide range of protection devices for protecting the motor and ensuring correct starting, while helping to ensure operator safety.

      • Protection relays
      • Switchboards and motor starters

    • Power quality

      Choosing the correct capacitor bank, harmonic mitigation system, or transformer will ensure correct operation of the motor in the process with minimum impact on the supplying power system.

      • Power factor correction: capacitor banks
      • Harmonic mitigation
      • Transformers (indoor and outdoor)

    • Motor asset management

      Through condition assessment or by using historian data, motor and application failures can be avoided in the early stages. We offer an extensive range of products to help you in this approach.

      • Portfolio management
      • Operation performance
      • Asset condition assessment

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    Why work with us?

    • Icône Services Global approach for optimization We put your needs and requirements at the top of our Motor Management solution. Through our global approach we ensure efficient energy management and optimization of your investment and operating costs. Every relevant parameter of your electrical system is taken into account to build the most suitable and complete solution for your motor applications.
    • Icône Graph up Expertise in industrial processes The continuity and efficiency of your industrial processes are our goal. We put our expertise at your service, to help meet the specific needs of your motor applications and their integration into your electrical system.