Motor control centre for process plant

March 6th, 2014, Published in Articles: Vector

Low Voltage Switchboards recently manufactured and supplied a fully withdrawable Cubic Multi Drawer motor control centre to Lanxess CISA. This plant, situated in Newcastle, KwaZulu-Natal, produces sodium dichromate, which is used in the manufacture of chrome tanning salts, pigment and a number of other products. The chemical process’ criticality demands the absolute minimum of downtime. The Multi Drawer motor control centre is used worldwide, typically within the process and petrochemical industries, where electrical energy is distributed with the highest possible personnel and operational safety and, additionally, offering zero downtime in the event of a fault. The motor control centre is designed and constructed with a combination of optimum user-friendliness, high levels of operational safety and economy, and is described in terms of its minimum maintenance, operational reliability, compact design, total safety and quick and easy replacement. In the case of fully withdrawable motor drives, each individual starter is supplied with a unique coding system preventing the risk of it being inadvertently placed into the incorrect location. The motor control centre complies fully with IEC/EN 60439/IEC 61439 and is rated at 50 kA fault-level at 525 V AC.

Contct Dennis Dewing, Low Voltage Switchboards, Tel 011 979-4100, dennis@lvsb.co.za

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