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Can the ATS01 be used on a Capacitance Start motor?

FA281859

04 May 2021

Issue:
Wondering If the ATS01 can be used on a Capacitance Start motor

Product Line:
All ATS01 soft starts

Environment:
ATS01 Soft Starts

Cause:
Capacitance Start motor on ATS01 soft starts

Resolution:

As noted in the catalog, the ATS01...FT models can be used with capacitor start single phase motors.  There is one caution: A long ramp up time can be detrimental to the motor capacitor. Contact the motor manufacturer to determine compatibility and ramp up time restrictions.

Answer revised based on Level 3 info.