Emerson soft starter VDE released
Emerson soft starter VDE released

AACHEN, GERMANY, December 03, 2012 – Soft starters of the CSS series from Emerson Climate Technologies Europe are VDE-certified according to EN 60335. It is the first time that a supplier received this certificate for a compressor soft starter. The EN standard regulates safety in household and similar electrical appliances. Part 2-40 describes the particular requirements for electrical heat pumps, air conditioners and dehumidifiers. The compressor soft starter CSS is used for switching, protecting and limiting the starting current of single phase compressors in heat pumps, refrigeration and air conditioning applications. It is intended for motors with maximum operating current up to 25A/32A. The starting current will be limited to less than 45 A. It can be used for 50 Hz or 60 Hz supply mains.

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Emerson (NYSE: EMR), based in St. Louis, is a global leader in bringing technology and engineering together to provide innovative solutions to customers through its network power, process management, industrial automation, climate technologies, and appliance and tools businesses. Sales in fiscal year 2011 were US$ 24.2 billion. For more information, visit www.Emerson.com

About Emerson Climate Technologies

Emerson Climate Technologies, a business of Emerson, is the world’s leading provider of heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration solutions for residential, industrial and commercial applications. The group combines best-in-class technology with proven engineering, design, distribution, educational and monitoring services to provide customized, integrated climate control solutions for customers worldwide. Emerson Climate Technologies’ innovative solutions, which include industry-leading brands such as Copeland Scroll™ and Alco Controls, improve human comfort, safeguard food and protect the environment. For more information, visit www.emersonclimate.eu


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