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Are Softstarters acceptable for use in a Fire Pump applications?

FA113483

16/03/2019

Issue:
Are Softstarters acceptable for use in a Fire Pump applications?

Product line:
Altistart 22 48 ATS22 ATS48

Environment:
all

Cause:
Fire pump systems typically require the motors to run until they fail, without faulting the controller

Resolution:
No. The softstarters are not rated for Fire pump requirements and does not meet the requirements.