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In Harsh Environments

Why Solcon?

Solcon has been providing robust, reliable solutions to the Mining Industry since 1977. Designed specifically for harsh environments, Solcon's Soft Starters are uniquely suited to endure and remain highly reliable in the most extreme temperature and environmental conditions including temperatures up to 60°C, 95% humidity and a corrosive atmosphere. Solcon offers a variety of products for severe, heavy and standard duty applications that include pumps, ventilation fans, conveyors, crushers, and blowers, for which they control the current and torque of the starting motors. With their complete Soft Starting system and Protection Package, Solcon's products increase the life expectancy and greatly reduce maintenance of both the motors and the connected infrastructure, while enabling end users to comply with the stringent Power Utility supply restrictions of mines.

 Solcon Products for the Mining Industries: 

Soft Starters and Protection Relays, separately or as customized "Turn Key" projects, tailored to meet all the end users' needs

  Recommended For:

  • Fans
  • Pumps
  • Conveyors
  • Mixers
  • Hammer Mills
  • Agitators
  • Rock Crushers
  • Grab Buckets
  • Excavaters
  • Loaders

 Using Solcon Soft-Starters Provides:

  • A complete product line 8-3000A, 208-lS000V from a single supplier
  • Soft Starting systems for Asynchronous, Synchronous and Slip-ring motors
  • A variety of choices for severe, heavy and standard duty applications
  • A Robust construction, pre-designed for harsh environments
  • Unique RVS-EX unit for starting EX Motors
  • Superior starting & stopping characteristics for low and medium voltage motors
  • Comprehensive, built-in motor


SOLCON markets

Solcon provides Soft Starters, Protection Relays and Thyristor Power Controllers to almost every working industry, in more than 76 countries around the world.
Solcon designs and manufactures resilient equipment for Low and Medium voltage motors, up to 50 MW. Solcon’s distinct advantage includes eliminating network voltage sags and equipment mechanical shocks in some of the world’s most demanding applications. Industry experts choose Solcon’s advanced solutions for their broad range of products, long term reliability, and robust design which ensures long-lasting performance in severe starting conditions and harsh environments.

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