The panel can include a variety of features to control the motor, such as start/stop buttons, speed controls, and protection devices. The switchgear in the panel can include contactors, overload relays, and other devices to ensure safe operation of the motor. The fuses and circuit breakers protect the motor and other electrical components in the system from damage due to power surges or other electrical faults.
The panel can also include monitoring and diagnostic features such as ammeters, voltmeters, and other instruments to display the current status of the motor and the electrical system. Additionally, some control panel can have PLC or other control system integration which allows for advanced control and monitoring of the motor and process.