The MS497-40 manUAl motor starter is a 70 mm width devices with a rated operational current of ie = 40.0 a. this device is used to manUAlly switch on and off motors and to protect them reliably and without the need for a fuse from short-circuits, overload and phase failures. The manUAl motor starter offers a rated service short-circuit breaking capacity ics = 50 ka at 400 vac and the trip class 10. further features are the build-in disconnect function, temperature compensation, trip-free mechanism and a rotary handle with a clear switch position indication. The manUAl motor starter is suitable for three- and single-phase applications. The handle is lockable to protect against unauthorized changes. auxiliary contacts, signalling contacts, undervoltage releases and shunt trips are available as accessory.