Low Voltage Starters

RB2 Chassis Starters

RB2 Series Open Chassis Starters

Benshaw's RB Series solid state starters combine a rugged, compact, integral bypass power section, with your choice of Benshaw's MX2 or MX3 controller.

The heavy duty power section is designed with integral bypass contactors for a compact, efficient profile.

A Modbus communications port is standard. Ethernet, DeviceNet and Profibus are available through optional Benshaw communications modules.

Open Full Voltage Starters - NCF Series

Reversing and non-reversing models with NEMA rated contactor

Benshaw standard open full voltage starters are available in both reversing and non-reversing models. All models include a NEMA rated contactor and a direct mount overload relay.

Key advantages include:

  • NEMA rated contactor(s)
  • Non-reversing models from NEMA size 00 to NEMA size 7
  • Reversing models from NEMA size 00 to NEMA size 4
  • Direct mount overload relays
  • Draw out cassette coils above 85 amps
  • Bimetallic overload relay
  • Integral coil surge suppression above 85 amps
  • Mechanical interlock on reversing models

Prepackaged Full Voltage Starters - RCI Series

Reversing and non-reversing models with NEMA rated contactor

Benshaw RCI Series prepackaged full voltage starters are NEMA rated, cUL listed, completely integrated, full voltage non-reversing starter packages. The rugged NEMA 12/3R design is ideal for industrial duty applications such as pumps, compressors, conveyors, fans, and any other continuous duty equipment.

The "three wires in/out" design includes a Benshaw SPE Series field adjustable electronic overload relay, which enables quick installation and startup with precision motor protection … standard.

Key advantages include:

  • cUL listed
  • NEMA rated, heavy duty contactors
  • NEMA 12/3R enclosure
  • Field adjustable SPE Series electronic overload relay
  • Two year warranty—standard
  • Complete door mounted operator control package
  • 480/240: 120 fused control power transformer
  • "Three wires in/out" installation and startup
  • Combination and non-combination models available
MX3 Control Technology - Board

MX3 Control Technology

Benshaw's next generation MX3 technology propels low voltage motor control to greater levels of performance and functionality. With its real-time clock, enhanced programming capabilities, ease of use, and unique, flexible architecture, Benshaw's MX3 controller delivers advanced motor control and protection with all of the rugged, dependable performance you've come to expect from the world leader in solid state motor controls. MX3 controllers, power components, software, and sensors are all designed, built and tested to perform as an integrated control system; eliminating the coordination and performance problems inherent in other forms of reduced voltage starting. With more built-in features, more configurable options, greater expandability, and a broader communications capability than any other control on the market, Benshaw's next generation MX3 technology will shorten your commissioning times, improve motor performance and protection, enhance diagnostic capabilities, and streamline electrical system monitoring and maintenance tasks.

MX2PB Continuous Duty Starters

MX2PB Series continuous duty solid state starters are stocked as both non-combination, and combination circuit breaker, with a rotary disconnect operator. These units are supplied in NEMA 4 or 12 enclosures as a modular operator station.

Benshaw RX2E Series
Benshaw RX2E Series

RX2E Severe Duty Starters

Benshaw RX2E Series solid state starters provide solid state reduced voltage starting for normal operation, and full voltage emergency backup starting, with complete electronic motor protection at the flip of a switch. This unique redundant design is the ideal solution for critical applications where downtime is extremely disruptive to production operations, and cannot be tolerated.

RX2E Solid State Starters
Benshaw RX2E Series

RX3E Severe Duty Starters

Benshaw RX3E Series solid state starters provide solid state reduced voltage starting for normal operation, and full voltage emergency backup starting with complete electronic motor protection, at the flip of a switch. This unique redundant design is the ideal solution for critical applications where downtime is extremely disruptive to production operations, and cannot be tolerated.

RB2 Chassis

RB3 Series Open Chassis Starters

The heavy duty power section is designed with integral bypass contactors for a compact, efficient profile, and the modular design includes separate power poles for each phase for ease of maintenance. One Modbus communications port is standard. Profibus, Ethernet, DeviceNet and Lon Works are available through optional communications bridges.

Benshaw's RB Series solid state starters combine a rugged, compact, integral bypass RB Series power section with Benshaw's MX3 controller.

Continuous Duty Starters

RC3 Series Open Chassis Starters

Open Chassis Non-Bypassed Continuous Duty Starters

RC Series solid state starters combine Benshaw's high performance MX3 controller with a rugged, continuous duty fan cooled RC stack. The power section is a rugged, non-bypassed section, making these starters an economical solution for low horsepower applications.

The fan cooled stack delivers a high duty cycle, high inertia starting, and energy efficient operation.

MX3 controllers provide a powerful, flexible group of programming parameters - and offer both simple setup and commissioning via a Quick Start menu. A Modbus communications port is standard. Profibus, Ethernet, DeviceNet and Lon Works are available through optional communications bridges.

RC2 Open Chassis Starters

RC2 Series Open Chassis Starters

Open Chassis Non-Bypassed Continuous Duty Starters

RC Series solid state starters combine Benshaw's high performance MX2 controller with a rugged, continuous duty, fan cooled RC stack. The power section is a rugged, non-bypassed section, making these starters an economical solution for low horsepower applications.

The fan cooled stack delivers a high duty cycle, high inertia starting, and energy efficient operation.

MX2 controllers provide a powerful, flexible group of programming parameters - and offer both simple setup and commissioning via a Quick Start menu. A Modbus communications port is standard. Profibus, Ethernet, DeviceNet and Lon Works are available through optional communications bridges.

Low Voltage ATL Starters

Low Voltage ATL Starters

Reversing and non-reversing models with NEMA rated contactor.

Prepackaged full voltage starters can be NEMA rated, cUL listed, completely integrated, full voltage non-reversing starter packages. The rugged NEMA 12/3R designs are ideal for industrial duty applications such as pumps, compressors, conveyors, fans, and any other continuous duty equipment.

The "three wires in/out" design includes a Benshaw SPE Series field adjustable electronic overload relay, which enables quick installation and startup with precision motor protection … standard.

Low Voltage Custom Controls

Benshaw has developed advanced engineering, drafting, materials management and quality systems, focused on designing and building customer solutions. This “Build to Order” capability, combined with an extensive inventory of control components, protective relays, circuit breakers, contactors, enclosures, and other electrical/electronic devices, enables Benshaw to quickly ship engineered products.

MX2 Control Technology

MX2 Control Technology

MX2 control technology provides a powerful, flexible, and intelligent low voltage motor control platform. MX2 based controls offer multiple user selectable starting modes … more flexibility with over 70 configurable functions … comprehensive built-in metering capabilities … and unprecedented onboard protection —combined with simple setup and commissioning via a quick start menu.

A new control board terminal configuration — coupled with programmable burden CT settings — makes Benshaw's MX2 control technology an excellent choice for a wide range of intelligent, soft start motor control applications.