Users' questions

How are the contacts indicated on a contactor?

How are the contacts indicated on a contactor?

These contacts may be indicated on the label as normally open (NO) and normally closed (NC). These contacts also may be shown as a drawing of a line from 1 contact ending in a dot (the NC contact) and another line from another contact that is near the dot, but does not touch the dot (the NO contact.)

What are the letters in a contactor conductor?

Most conductors label the terminals with letters like L, N, E, A1, A2, L, and P. Those correspond with the letters on the diagram that came with your contactor. It should make it a lot easier to wire everything together. Thanks! What does ‘loop’ mean? A loop is a fastener consisting of a ring that protects the inside surface of a small hole.

What kind of wires do you need for a contactor?

To use one, plug in the wires from your home’s nearest circuit breaker on one side, then follow up with the device’s wires on the other side. Contactors help supply motors, light systems, air conditioners, and even large appliances like washers and dryers with electricity.

How do you switch from contactor to switch phase?

Link a permanent live and a neutral from your supply to your coil (Al + A2) then use your switch feed to your photocell from A1, and switch the wire to the switched phase of your contactor load. This should now open when light, close when dark. Thanks! How many wires does it take to control an electronic contractor?

How to choose the right contactor for a motor?

The amount of current drawn for the motor is also considered to choose a contactor. The main important parameters while choosing a contactor are: The contact ratings are divided into two types. One is the maximum switching voltage and the second is the maximum switching current.

Are there any class 45 definite purpose contactors?

Siemens Class 45 and Class 42 Definite Purpose (DP) Contactors are back by popular demand! They can be ordered using our original part numbers for easy, direct replacement in fit, form, and function for all common DP contactor applications.

What should I do if my contactor is too high?

Measure whether the working voltage on the contactor conforms to the rated voltage of the contactor coil, if it’s too high or too low, adjust it to the normal voltage value. Improve the temperature of working environment, strengthen heat dissipation. Clean and wipe the end face of contactor iron core, replace the iron core when necessary.