Auxiliary Equipment

Automatic Discharge Magnet Controllers



Automatic Discharge Magnet Controllers

Winkle type “M” automatic discharge magnet controllers are designed for use with a solid state rectifier or generator power supply. All designs provide reliable control for all types of lifting magnets. Winkle magnet controllers are available for 230 VDC and variable voltage magnets. Typical controller requirements range from scrap processing to steel mill applications.

Our complete lifecycle support can include design, manufacture, installation, training, inspection and renewal parts for all power related equipment and accessories.

  • 230 VDC, current ranges from 10 to 350 amps
  • Front wired constructions
  • NEMA 1 ventilated indoor enclosures
  • Reverse current rheostat mounted on enclosure panel
  • Pre-wired discharge resistor assemblies
  • Isolated rectifier or generator power source
  • Control circuit terminal strips
  • Lift/drop master switch
  • Fast and clean release of full magnet loads
  • Controlled “Dribble” of magnet loads (when used with 3 wire control only)
  • Special enclosure types and sizes
  • Fanning or reduced voltage controllers
  • Special electrical requirements

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Contact Winkle for an engineered solution for your specific magnet controller requirement.