Intelligent Motor Control Centers Speaker: Dave Sterlace, ABB Inc
Location: Del Tech, Stanton Campus
Dave Sterlace talked to a packed house; about 50 engineers attended.
The "intelligent" motor control center is a description of the compact and organized physical and functional layout of the elements of the center.
The ABB company's latest offering for this kind of product has a general layout as shown below:
could be against the wall
for maintenance and control
Objectives for a layout that:
1. Integrates like elements and
2. Segregates by function; e.g. controls from power, high and low voltage, controller and starter
Reduce wiring complexity
Segregating, for example, high voltage from low voltage promotes a safer installation