A softstarter from ABB offers you several values and benefits. Whether you are a consultant, OEM, panel builder or end-user, a softstarter will add to your business value by helping to secure motor reliability, improving installation efficiency and increasing application productivity. Typical full-speed applications include pumps, fans, compressor and conveyors and many others. Softstarters are used to start and stop motors in full-speed applications. It eliminates common problems associated with motor starting and stopping, including electrical surges, spikes and high inrush currents. Because it offers soft starting and stopping, a softstarter is the optimal compromise between a direct-on-line or star-delta starter and a variable speed drive in many full-speed motor applications.