Electric Soft Starter (VFD) Fire Control panel – AS 2941-2013 Compliant

Electric Soft Starter (VFD) Fire Control panel – AS 2941-2013 Compliant

Model No.: ESS- ## KW-13

Welling and Crossley Electric Soft Starter digital controller for electric motor driven fire pumps are available from 22KW to 400KW.  Electric soft starter fire control panels use a variable frequency drive to drive an electric motor by varying the frequency and voltage supplied to the electric motor. These panels have been specifically designed to meet all the requirements of AS 2941-2013 (The Australian Fire Pump Standard).

For more information regarding compliance to the Australian standard AS 2941-2013 please refer to the relevant section/s within the standard, or contact us

This electric soft starter fire control panel (variable frequency drive) is a type of motor controller that drives an electric motor by varying the frequency and voltage supplied to the electric motor.
It includes the following components as standard:

  • Cubicle with gland plate in bottom.
  • Cable gland to fit your motor.
  • Up to 2 meters of cable in metal flex with 2 hour fire rated cables.
  • Cable lugs are labeled and extended through gland.
  • Motor starting circuit breaker fitted as panel supply isolator.
  • 3 stage battery charging.
  • Battery temperature monitoring.
  • Battery leads fitted.
  • Battery sensing leads fitted.
  • Input voltage up to 480 V
  • Heavy gauged rolled steel housing enclosure

Optional Red strobe available ( part no. STROBE LIGHT RED)

*Specifications are subject to change without notice

When ordering your electric fire control panel you will need to provide the following information:

  • Panel KW required
  • Cable length in Anaconda ( max 2m)
  • Gland thread size at motor
  • Treminal size of bolts on motor terminal block