Electric Motor Control Basics - Book - Page 86
Understanding IP Ratings
Part 1, Contactors
Across almost every industry, there’s a need for electrical control products. From the
building and construction sector to commercial retail entities, everything requires power
Purchasing these components is one step, but protecting them is another.
On one side, the cables and relays themselves require protection against environmental
conditions, as they’re carrying a significant amount of electricity. Then, there are the
operators and controllers who need to protect themselves from accidental exposure.
It sounds simple, but in reality, this step can be challenging, even for those well-versed
in the electrical industry. This is where the IP Ratings Chart, which details such levels of
protection, comes in.
This article takes an in depth look at the chart and breaks it down into simple categories.
Though this data can be complex, it’s critical to safeguarding your system and important
Basics: Part 2,
Basics: Part 3,
The Benefits of Type E/F
Basic Pump Control:
Three Phase DOL Starter
Control of an Electric Pump
Applying Motor Control
in a Wastewater
NEMA vs IEC Motor