Controller Selection Information
- Starting Methods
There are a variety of starting methods for Fire Pump Controllers, each with a different answer for how much current will be drawn
when the motor is initially started. The more the reduction of the inrush current, the more complex the
equipment must be.
The links below will discuss in detail each starting method beginning with the most basic, the Across the Line
controller, or you may read a brief comparative summary here.
- Inrush Current:
- Motor Starting Operation:
- Motor Starting Current:
- Motor Starting Torque:
It should be noted that motor selection may be limited, since a 6 or 12 lead motor is required.