Summary of Innovation

The podis MS 5HP is a compact, robust and user-friendly drive component with an integrated STO (Safe Torque Off) function. The safety function disconnects the power supply from the emergency stop circuits completely. As a result, the STO circuits no longer need routing through a central distributor and assignment to a specific energy branch. The system is less susceptible to interference and the installation work is more easily planned and carried out.
The podis MS 5HP covers motors with a power range from 0.3 Hp to 5 Hp (0.25 kW to 4.0 kW), up to 5 different motors. This helps reduce storage and administration costs. With only one order option for multiple motors, the procurement and materials management processes also require less effort.

Innovation Statement

Motor starter for multiple motor sizes with integrated safe torque off.


The podis motor starter improves the safety and ease of maintenance of systems that do not require a VFD.


Posted Date1/11/23
ContactSorina Van Vroenhoven
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CategoryBest Innovation of an Existing Product

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Submitted by Wieland Electric Inc..

Booth(s): N7953