Economy Pump Starter

Economy Pump Starter

The enhanced Franklin Electric Economy Pump Starter (EPS) provides a simple and dependable starting option offered exclusively through water systems distributors. It covers submersible systems between five and 60 horsepower, and is available with a NEMA 3R enclosure or a cost-effective NEMA 1 enclosure with a smaller footprint. Internally, the EPS features a circuit breaker with easy-to-replace components to eliminate the need to replace burnt fuses.

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  • Integrated Electronic Overload Motor Protection

    • Class S electronic overload protection specifically designed for submersible motors
    • Phase loss protection

    Multi-Voltage Operating Range with Automation I/O

    • Accepts 200-600 VAC directly with no adjustments, true plug-and-play
    • Covers submersible systems between one and 50 horsepower in just three models
    • Control I/O includes a dry contact auto-run input and fault relay output

    Industrial-grade Construction for High Reliability

    • NEMA/IEC rated contactors that will survive up to 2.5 million electrical cycles
    • Door mounted, heavy-duty HOA switch
    • Thoroughly tested and designed to run on multiple power sources – power line, generators, phase converters
  • NEMA 3R Enclosed Starter (With Service Entrance Circuit Breaker Disconnect)

    Part Number200 V - 460 V600 V3-Phase Max. Amps / HP200 V - 230 V1-Phase Max. Amps / HP
    3-Phase3-Phase200 V230 V460 V600 V1-Phase230 V
    Amp RangeAmp RangeAHP**AHP**AHP**AHP**Amp RangeAHP**
    EPS3B-3A015S6-86-8828285856-881
    EPS3B-3A020S8-118-11113113117.511108-11111.5
    EPS3C-3A030S12-1712-171731731710171512-17173
    EPS3C-3A040S16-2216-22225227.52215222016-17173
    EPS3E-3A050S20-2820-28287.528102820282520-28285
    EPS3E-3A060S24-3224-32327.532103220323024-32327.5
    EPS3F-3A080S32-4532-45451045154530454032-45457.5
    EPS3F-3A100S40-5240-52521552205240525040-505010
    EPS3G-3A125S50-7150-71712071257150716050-686815
    EPS3H-3A150S60-8060-77802580308060777560-808015
    • 1 & 3 Phase, 50/60Hz, 200~600VAC, NEMA Type 3R Enclosed Starter
    • **HP rating is based on standard NEMA B, 4-pole motor design as represented in NEC table 430.150 full-load current, 3-phase alternating current motors.

    NEMA 3R Enclosed Starter (Disconnect not Included)

    Part Number200 V - 460 V600 V3-Phase Max. Amps / HP200 V - 230 V1-Phase Max. Amps / HP
    3-Phase3-Phase200 V230 V460 V600 V1-Phase230 V
    Amp RangeAmp RangeAHP**AHP**AHP**AHP**Amp RangeAHP**
    EPS3E-30S1-321-32327.53210322032301-32325
    EPS3F-30S22-5222-52521552155240525022-505010
    EPS3H-30S50-8050-77802580308060777550-808015
    • 1 & 3 Phase, 50/60Hz, 200~600VAC, NEMA Type 3R Enclosed Starter
    • **HP rating is based on standard NEMA B, 4-pole motor design as represented in NEC table 430.150 full-load current, 3-phase alternating current motors.

    Factory Installable Options

    Part NumberDescription
    EPS-HOA-KEYKeyed HOA Switch
    EPS-RPLRun Pilot Light
    EPS-FPLFault Pilot Light
    EPS-SRG-240VSurge Suppressor, 200/230V
    EPS-SRG-460VSurge Suppressor, 460V
    EPS-SRG-600VSurge Suppressor, 600V
    EPS-2FC2-Float Switch Input Terminals
    EPS-3FC3-Float Switch Input Terminals
    EPS-CAM-KEYKeyed Enclosure Latch
    EPS-CAM-PADPadlockable Enclosure Latch
    EPS-DHMDigital Hour Meter
    EPS-RLY-120VACInterposing Run Relay - 120V
    EPS-RLY-24VAC-DCInterposing RunRelay - 24V
    EPS-1PHWiring for Single Phase Input
    • Factory Installable Options apply to configured-to-order models only and are subject to variable lead times. Consult your Franklin Electric Representative.

    NEMA 3R Dimensions

    EPS Pump StarterStarter TypeDimensionsMounting
    HWDHardware SizeSpacing (Height x Width)
    EPS3B-3A015Swith Service Entrance
    Circuit Breaker Disconnect
    2215105/16"17 & 5/8 x 12 & 3/4
    EPS3B-3A020S
    EPS3C-3A030S
    EPS3C-3A040S
    EPS3E-3A050S
    EPS3E-3A060S
    EPS3F-3A080S
    EPS3F-3A100S
    EPS3G-3A125Swith Service Entrance
    Circuit Breaker Disconnect
    3215105/16"27 & 5/8 x 12 & 3/4
    EPS3H-3A150S
    EPS3E-30SDisconnect not Included1612105/16"13 x 9 & 1/2
    EPS3F-30S
    EPS3H-30S
  • Specifications

    Starter Type
    Full Voltage, Non-Reversing
    With or Without Service Entrance Rated Circuit Breaker Disconnect (NEMA 3R Models Only)
    Enclosure Options
    NEMA Type 1 Enclosed - Indoor
    NEMA Type 3R Enclosed - Rain Tight
    *NEMA Type 4 Enclosed - Washdown Rated
    *NEMA Type 4X Fiberglass - Washdown Rated, Corrosion Resistant
    User Interface
    Control - NEMA 1Hand-Off-Auto Keypad with LED's for Hand, Off, Auto,Run, and Fault Indication
    Control - NEMA 3R, 4 & 4XHand-Off-Auto Switch
    Setting AdjustmentsInternal dial for motor FLA/SFA setting
    Inputs/Outputs
    InputsAuto-Run InputD1/D2 Terminal, Normally Open Dry Contact, when closed, the motor will start when in auto mode
    OutputFault Relay OutputO1/O2 Terminal, Normally Open Relay - Rated for 12-240V, closes when a fault is detected
    Contactor PowerSupplied power to the contactorC+/C- Terminal, For Use with Franklin Electric Contactors Only
    Environmental
    Ambient Operating Temp -5 °F to 140 °F (-20 °C to 60 °C)
    Ambient Storage Temp -5 °F to 185 °F (-20 °C to 85 °C)
    Relative Humidity 5% to 95% non-condensing
    Overload Operational Specifications
    Overload TypeElectronic I2T trip curve
    Overload Trip ClassClass S (submersible)
    Overload Setting RangeEPS[ ]B to EPS[ ]E1-32A
    EPS[ ]F22-52A
    EPS[ ]G to EPS[ ]H50-80A
    Current Phase UnbalanceTrips within 3 seconds @ 80% current unbalance
    Fault ResetNEMA 1Manual, Hold Off Key for 5 Seconds
    NEMA 3R, 4, 4XManual, Place Hand-Off-Auto Switch in the Off Position for 5 Seconds
    Motor StallTrips within 0.5 seconds (disabled during startup)
    Rapid Start (Cycle) FaultTrip if cycle rate exceeds 20 starts/minute
    Max Time to StartIf starting current is outside of an acceptable range (in-rush / 5) and still decreasing after 10 seconds
    Power Fail ModesReturn to last mode prior to power fail (Hand, Off, or Auto)
    Agency ApprovalsUL/cUL, CSA, CE
    • *Options apply to configured-to-order models only and are subject to variable lead times. Consult your Franklin Electric Representative.