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SST6-PB 6kW Soft Start Timer Control for Infrared Heating

Product Code: SST6-PB

The SST Soft Start Timer is a fully weatherproof solution for controlling up to 6kW of electric heaters (such as infrared quartz halogen). It provides timed heat on demand delivering energy savings of up to 30%* by switching off automatically when unattended. The timer will also prolong the life of the heating elements through soft-start and soft-stop technology, thus reducing maintenance costs.

The SST6-PB is operated using an integral pushbutton, which features an LED indicator to ensure the button is easily located in the dark.  When triggered, power is gradually applied to the heater over 3 seconds so avoiding large inrush currents and reducing stress to both the heating element and the electrical supply. The heater remains powered for the pre-set time period, set by an internal dial (fully adjustable from 5 to 60 minutes), before being automatically turned off in a similar manner.

The integral LED blinks to notify room users when there is less than 1 minute remaining of the time delay before the heater automatically switches off. The time delay may be reset with a brief press of the pushbutton. The timer can be cancelled at any time with a prolonged button press.

The unit is designed for outdoor installation, rated to IP65 and housed in a robust high-quality polycarbonate enclosure. All connections are made through preinstalled cable glands, and wall mounting is achieved via pre-drilled holes in the enclosure which maintain its ingress protection rating.

The SST6-PB can control a maximum load of 6kW and is supplied with 2 sets of integrated terminal blocks and cable glands for ease of installation. If more than two loads are to be connected to the timer this can be completed via a suitable junction box.

This 6kW Soft Start Timer is ideally suited to a number of applications, including retrofitting to existing equipment to achieve significant savings on energy usage and lamp replacement costs.

Ideal applications:

  • Pub and beer gardens
  • Restaurants and Hotels
  • Patio and gardens
  • Smoking shelters
  • Outdoor event heaters
  • Warehouse infrared halogen heaters
  • Workshops
  • Garages and hangers
  • Churches
  • Agriculture and stabling

(*estimates are based on typical usage estimates)

Download product datasheet (2296Kb)

Product features:

  • 5 year guarantee
  • Energy-saving product
  • IP rated enclosure
  • Money-saving product
  • Selectable timer / timeout
  • Suitable for heating control
  • Suitable for lighting control

£88.00 (ex. VAT)

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SST4-PB Soft Start Timer

SST4-PB 4kW Soft Start Timer Control for Infrared Heating £74.50

Product Code: SST4-PB

The SST4-PB is a fully weatherproof Soft Start Timer which provides timed control of infrared and quartz halogen heating up to 4kW prolonging the life of heating elements and reducing energy consumption by up to 30%.  It features an integral pushbutton to control the unit, while an LED facilitates location of the pushbutton in the dark, and indicates the status of control (flashing to show when less than one minute remains before the unit will automatically switch off). read more

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SST6-RPB 6kW Soft Start Timer with Remote Pushbutton Input for Infrared Heating £85.00

Product Code: SST6-RPB

The SST6-RPB is a fully weatherproof Soft Start Timer to control up to 6kW infrared and quartz halogen heating loads while prolonging the life of heating elements and reducing energy consumption by up to 30%.  Designed for remote activation this timer is equipped with low voltage terminals which are isolated from the mains to provide a safe connection for a remote pushbutton. read more

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SST6-RSW 6kW Soft Start Controller with Remote Switch Input £85.00

Product Code: SST6-RSW

The SST6-RSW is a fully weatherproof Soft Start Controller with simple on/off action to control up to 6kW infrared and quartz halogen heating loads while prolonging the life of heating elements.  This unit can be remotely activated by a standard switch to initiate the soft start and will remain active until switched off again which will activate the soft stop.  Ideal for use with permanent infrared and quartz halogen heating in warehouses, factories, garages, etc. read more

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Power supply

220V – 240V AC 50Hz (live/neutral/earth)

Load capacity

35W – 6,000W (resistive)

Power consumption (control circuit)

<1W (standby), 2W (active)

Internal fuse (for control circuit)

250V F1A (fast blow), 5 x 20mm glass cartridge

Output type

Triac soft-start/stop with relay bypass (switched live, common neutral)

Cable gland capacity

Supply/load: M20, for 7-13mm dia. round cable

Time delay

5 to 60 minutes (continuously adjustable)

Operating temperature

-10°C to +40°C

Ingress protection

IP65

Guarantee

5 years

Weight

420g

Dimensions

160mm x 80mm x 55mm