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Roller Chain Breakage Protection for Conveyors

Case Number 405

last update: March 7, 2011

When the motor locks up, its rotational torque may break the roller chain. To prevent that from happening, the relay must trip the instant it detects a motor lock error. A thermal relay cannot be used for chain protection because it takes too long to start operating.

Benefit / Efficiency

The K8AB-AS offers effective roller chain protection because it starts operating in 0.1 s or less.

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