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How to wire the contactor just to switch on and off

  1. Mar 24, 2017 #1
    I am first time using a contactor. I have a 3-phase contactor with me, Need to switch on and off without any load connected. It has two auxiliary terminals A1 and A2, for just to turn on how it should be connected?
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  3. Mar 24, 2017 #2

    davenn

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    you haven't told us the make and model .... we cannot help unless you supply the information

    google the datasheet and post a link to it
     
  4. Mar 24, 2017 #3

    Averagesupernova

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    Auxillary contacts are typically not meant to switch the load. They are a set of contacts meant to connect with control circuit wiring.
     
  5. Mar 24, 2017 #4

    jim hardy

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    When all else fails read the directions.
     
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