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    Type M and T Integral Horsepower Starters

    Available in NEMA sizes M0 – M1

    Type M and T Integral Horsepower Starters offer convenient “On-Off” operation of small single phase, polyphase, or DC motors.

    Type M and T Integral Horsepower Starters
    • Features


      Typical applications include small machine tools, pumps, fans, and conveyors. They feature push button or toggle operators and reliable overload protection. Pilot lights and auxiliary contacts are available.

      • Available in NEMA Sizes M-0, M-1, and M-1P
      • Poles
        • AC: Two poles single phase; three poles polyphase
        • DC: 2 poles (without Low Voltage Protection only)
      • 600 Vac and 250 Vdc maximum
      • Melting alloy thermal overload relays have provisions for one Type B thermal unit for single phase starters and three
      • Type B thermal units for three phase starters (All thermal units must be installed and the device reset before the starter contacts will operate)
      • Operator
        • Push button or toggle operator in open and NEMA Type 1
        • Direct-acting push button only on NEMA Types 4 and 12
        • External toggle to actuate a push button device inside on NEMA Types 4X, 7 & 9
      • Convenient mechanism Lock Off
        • Available on Both open devices and starters in NEMA Type 1 (surface/flush mounting)
        • Locked in Off or Stop position  - NEMA Types 4, 4X, 7 & 9, and 12 enclosures
        • Locked closed to prevent unauthorized entry - NEMA Type 1 surface mounting, 4, 4X, 7 & 9 and 12 enclosures
      • Power terminals have pressure wire or box lug. Auxiliary interlock terminals have pressure wire
      • Auxiliary contacts N.O. or N.C. for AC loads only
      • Red pilot light kits are available for use on various voltages between 100 and 600 V for convenience
      • Meets UL and CSA requirements
      • Reversing manual starters consist of two mechanically interlocked Type M or T manual starters.
        • Available in NEMA Type 1 surface-mounting enclosures or as open type
      • Two-speed manual starters are for wye-connected separate winding motors only.
        • Consist of two mechanically interlocked Type M or T manual starters


      • Inexpensive motor control where low voltage protection is NOT required
      • Reliable melting alloy thermal units
      • Simple Operation


      • Simple Machine Control
      • HVAC
      • Small machine tools
      • Pumps
      • Fans
      • Conveyors


      • Type M
      • Type T