20 November 2020
Soft Starters can not reverse the direction of the motor. To achieve reversal of the motor’s direction a set of reversing contactors must be wired in circuit up stream of the soft start. The control system used must ensure that motor has stopped before changing contactors and restarting. This operation is not recommended for a frequently oscillating system, a VSD would be recommended for this.
Below is a example of the power connections using an ATS01