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Figure 5-1. Manual starters
Figure 5-2. Typical magnetic starter
combination starters are possible single-phasing
d. Reduced voltage starters. Reduced voltage
and incorrect replacement of fuses.
starters provide power to motors at lower starting
voltages resulting in reduced inrush currents and
(3) Fused breaker-protected starters. Fused
breaker-protected starters use a specific current-
reduced starting torques. Several types of starters
limiting fuse to back up a breaker of specified type
are discussed below.
and make to obtain a higher interrupting rating for
(1) Autotransformer starters. These starters
the combination while maintaining the advantages
generally insert autotransformers or reactors in se-
of three-phase interrupters.
ries with the motor windings to limit starting cur-