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WEG Electric Motor Controls from Automation Direct

December 9, 2020- New additions to AutomationDirect’s offering of WEG Electric motor controls expand its application space in solutions for switching and controlling motors.

The WEG Electric CWB series of IEC contactors meets the requirements of a wide range of industrial applications. The magnetic contactors are available with AC or DC coils, in ratings up to 60hp at 575V. RW27/67 series thermal overload relays include (1) N.O. and (1) N.C. isolated auxiliary contact, and mount directly to the compatible contactor for compact and reliable installation. RW-E series electronic overload relays protect motors in a wide range of applications by offering selectable trip classes. WEG CWB series contactor prices start at $25.75, with a full line of accessories available.

ESW/PESW series enclosed manual motor starters offer convenient pre-wired, ready-to-install units for operating the electric service to a motor. ESW series units with NEMA 1 rated enclosures offer a general industrial solution; PESW series units with NEMA 4 rated enclosures are perfect for harsh environments. Enclosed manual motor starters are priced from $88.00.

MPW series manual motor protectors cover the function of motor starter, disconnect, controller, overload protection and branch circuit protection in a very compact device. Models are available in ratings up to 32A. MPW series manual motor protectors start at $48.00.

About AutomationDirect:

In business since 1994, AutomationDirect is a distributor offering thousands of industrial automation products for electrical control systems, including PLCs, operator interfaces, AC drives, motors, stepper systems, sensors, motor controls, enclosures and more. Their prices are typically well below the list price of more traditional automation companies because of their business model and focus on efficiency, and the majority of their products are stocked for fast shipping. Plus, get free two-day delivery on orders over $49; some limitations apply. For more information, contact them at 800-633-0405 or visit

Editorial Contact:              Tina Gable

Phone:                                678-455-1845


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