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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

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