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The electronic motor starter with C14-Technology.
MOTUS®C14

0101
C14-Technology

Intrinsically safe

  • short-circuit detection in
    10 microseconds
  • extremely fast shutdown in case of short circuit
  • low system load
  • low I²t value
  • galvanic break

Restarting possible

  • internal device components are minimally stressed due to the extremely fast detection
  • coordination type 2
  • x-times restarting possible
Technology c14 machine
  • Technology c14 01
    short-circuit detection
  • Technology c14 02
    extremely fast short-circuit handling
  • Technology c14 03
    low system stress by low I²t-value
  • Technology c14 04
    re-energising possible after error elimination

0202
Space-saving

Space-saving and highly efficient

  • low power dissipation
  • adaptive temperature rise management

Easy mounting and demounting

  • connection possible due to standardised CrossLink® interface on all basic systems
  • pluggable load connection
  • pluggable connection for conventional control wiring or IO-Link

75 % space-saving

Space saving 01
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Space saving 02
conventional design

0303
Diagnostics and process data

System-diagnostics and self-diagnostics

  • self-diagnostics of the device
  • system environment diagnostics motor
  • system environment diagnostics busbar

Process data and data logging

  • access to internal real-time data: current, voltage, power
  • data analysis, e.g. for preventive maintenance
  • early fault detection
  • last parameters in case of error
  • Process data 01

    System environment diagnostics: motor

    Motor starting:

    • check motor suppy cable
    • check load available

    Motor mode:

    • check asymmetrical load
    • check overcurrent due to mechanical overload, wear or winding short-circuit
  • Process data 02

    System environment diagnostics: busbar

    • overvoltage
    • undervoltage
    • phase failure
  • Process data 03

    Self-diagnostics and data logging

    Self-diagnostics:

    • by initial commissioning
    • by restart after short circuit
    • in case of overtemperature in the device

    Data logging:

    • number of short circuits
    • last fault messages
    • last warning messages
    • last process data before switching off
    • data analysis, e.g. for preventive maintenance (predictive maintenance)
  • Retrieval via USB and IO-Link interface

    • service data
    • measurement technology data
    • maintenance data

    Retrieval via USB and IO-Link interface

    • service data
    • measurement technology data
    • maintenance data
    Process data 01

    System environment diagnostics: motor

    Motor starting:

    • check motor suppy cable
    • check load available

    Motor mode:

    • check asymmetrical load
    • check overcurrent due to mechanical overload, wear or winding short-circuit
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    Process data 02

    System environment diagnostics: busbar

    • overvoltage
    • undervoltage
    • phase failure
    Process data 03

    Self-diagnostics and data logging

    Self-diagnostics:

    • by initial commissioning
    • by restart after short circuit
    • in case of overtemperature in the device

    Data logging:

    • number of short circuits
    • last fault messages
    • last warning messages
    • last process data before switching off
    • data analysis, e.g. for preventive maintenance (predictive maintenance)

    0404
    Interactive operating concept

    Operating concept

    • interactive menu navigation
    • non-verbal icon concept
    • interactive guidance via device lighting

    User guidance

    • commissioning assistant: guided setting of the parameters via main button, arrow keys and display indication
    • solution assistant: in case of warnings and faults indication in the display and coloured LED signalling on the device (input/output)
    Ui clockwise
    Ui counter clockwise
    Ui emergency
    Ui heat warning
    Ui under voltage
    Ui asymmetry
    Ui bypass
    • Ui clockwise
    • Ui counter clockwise
    • Ui emergency
    • Ui heat warning
    • Ui under voltage
    • Ui asymmetry
    • Ui bypass
    • Operating message

      • motor on
      • motor in direct rotation
      • tripping characteristic "Class 10A"
      • rated current "2.3 A"
      • motor load "70 %"
    • Operating message

      • motor on – soft start
      • motor in reverse rotation
      • tripping characteristic "Class 10A"
      • rated current "2.3 A"
      • motor load "70 %"
    • Warning message "STOP”

      • the warning message indicates that there is no safety release and that the motor cannot be switched on
      • if there is no safety release during operation, the device switches off the motor
    • Warning and fault message "overtemperature"

      • checking the permitted temperature at internal components by the self-diagnostics
      • warning message "temperature too high" (yellow device lighting)
      • fault message "device switches off" (red device lighting)
      • acknowledgement of the fault message via central control or directly at the main switch of the device
    • Warning and fault message "undervoltage"

      • checking the permitted supply voltage by the system diagnostics
      • warning message "supply voltage too low" (yellow device lighting)
      • fault message "device switches off" (red device lighting)
      • acknowledgement of the fault message either via central control or directly at the main switch of the device
    • Warning and fault message "asymmetry"

      • checking the symmetry of the currents by system diagnostics
      • warning message "asymmetry supply" or "asymmetry load" (yellow device lighting)
      • fault message "device switches off" (red device lighting)
      • acknowledgement of the fault message via central control or directly on the main switch of the device
    • Fault message "short circuit"

      • short circuit in motor or supply cable
      • fault message "device switches off" (red device lighting)
      • solution assistant indicates troubleshooting after pressing main button
      • acknowledgement of the fault message via central control or directly at the main switch of the device

    0505
    Communication interfaces

    Data exchange, data logging, data analysis – on-site and worldwide

    • Communication apis 01

      Access worldwide

      Web-based communication via PLC

    • Communication apis 04

      IO-Link interface

      Communication at sensor and actuator level

    • Communication apis 03

      USB interface

      Parameterisation, maintenance, data logging

    • Communication apis 02

      Modbus TCP (on request)

      Ethernet based communication

    • Communication apis 05

      Conventional control wiring

      Control Plug for individual applications

    0606
    Applications

    A wide range of applications - MOTUS®C14 makes control systems convenient and safe

    • Application 01

      Direct and soft starter

      for motors IE2, IE3 and IE4

      e.g.

      • fans
      • roller conveyors
      • pumps
    • Application 02

      Reversing and soft starter

      for motors IE2, IE3 and IE4

      e.g.

      • valves
      • conveyor systems
      • complex machines
    • Application 03

      Heating controllers

      for machines

      e.g.

      • water baths
      • surface processing
      • tool heaters
      • air duct heaters
      • Application 01

        Direct and soft starter

        for motors IE2, IE3 and IE4

        e.g.

        • fans
        • roller conveyors
        • pumps
      • Application 02

        Reversing and soft starter

        for motors IE2, IE3 and IE4

        e.g.

        • valves
        • conveyor systems
        • complex machines
      • Application 03

        Heating controllers

        for machines

        e.g.

        • water baths
        • surface processing
        • tool heaters
        • air duct heaters
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