The Difference Between Soft Starters and VFDs

Industrial motors require large quantities of energy when rapidly accelerating to full speed. To curb this issue, soft starters and variable frequency drives (VFDs) can be utilized to reduce...

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Electric Power Measurements on Three-Phase Motors

Three-phase topology has become the norm of all industrial motors due to the operational and economic benefits they possess. The most notable advantage of a three-phase motor is its ability to...

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Analog vs. Digital Drives

Moore’s Law is hard at work, with silicon foundries churning faster-than-ever processors with every passing year. One may think that this tip the balance in favor of everything digital, but does...

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Single Phase vs Three Phase Power

Electric power systems can be split into three zones, generation, transmission and distribution. While the first two parts are almost exclusively following a three-phase design, the last one also...

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About Solcon Solutions

Solcon Industries is an industry leader in solid state motor starters and control systems.

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Energy Savings Fundamentals

Machine Builders and System Integrators are constantly innovating new ways to improve the operational efficiency of plant floors. These innovations are being driven by stringent regulations, tough...

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