MKS is one of the leading manufacturers of liquid resistance starters and can look back on more than 100 years of expertise and experience in the field of drive technology. By definition, a liquid resistance starter is a device in which the resistance of each conducting path is formed by the electrolyte column. Our liquid have a service life of up to 40 years. With our extensive experience, we are able to offer you dedicated and comprehensive support in all service fields – in a prompt, straightforward and effective manner – anywhere in the world. Our all-inclusive service encompasses assembly, commissioning, preventive maintenance, repairs and reconditioning as well as engineering, consulting and training. To ensure your plant is optimally maintained we always keep all spare parts in stock – no matter the date of your purchase. Our documentation dates as far back as 1952. This means we are able to provide you with all the knowledge, experience and spare parts you need.
Products and services
Liquid resistance starter
medium voltage switch gear
dual resistance starter
Liquid Starter Series AFA
Liquid resistance starter with ring electrodes system.
For slip ring motors from 4.000kW up to 18.000kW
Liquid resistance starter MFA Series
Liquid resistance starter with knife electrodes system.
Suitable for slip ring motors from 100kW up to 7000kW
Slip resistors are required when excessive loads are to be expected during
operation, for example in a crusher drive. Slip resistors limit the torque in
rotor circuits in slip ring motors when the motor is starting or is in operation.