Modular DC contactors with bidirectional switching up to 500 A

Renewable energy generation and electromobility are creating new requirements for electromechanical components. One such requirement is to switch higher DC currents. Schaltbau is presenting a new series of DC contactors for applications of this kind.

At the Hanover trade fair, Schaltbau is presenting new DC contactors for the growing market of direct current applications. With the C310 series, the company offers a reliable alternative to gas-filled devices, which have been commonly used up to now. The first types in the new series are designed for permanent currents of 150 A, 300 A and 500 A. Schaltbau offers an innovative solution, based on their experience and expertise in developing electromechanical switchgear and controlling DC arcs. The modular concept allows one arc chamber to be used for 60 V, 1,000 V or 1,500 V on the same basic unit. These chambers work on a permanent-magnetic basis, ensuring compact dimensions and a low weight. The arc chambers can be removed without tools, to allow inspection of the contact system. As the coil current is regulated, these devices always work equally reliably regardless of the ambient temperature. In addition, this means that the monostable type has low energy consumption in the switched-on state. The bistable version is designed to have zero power draw in both end positions. Contactors in the C310 series have a high making and breaking capacity as well as a high short-term current rating.

The new DC contactors are highly resilient to shock and vibration stresses, and meet the stringent requirements of ISO 12405 (automotive) and IEC 61373 (railway applications). Since both current directions are reliably controlled, the contactors are ideal for all applications with energy recovery. A typical example of this would be energy storage systems, where batteries are charged and then discharged again. Other application fields for the C310 series are regenerative systems, battery-powered vehicles, DC charging stations and photovoltaic installations.
At the Hanover trade fair, alongside the new DC contactors, Schaltbau will also exhibit its comprehensive range of connectors and snap-action switches. For more information, visit http://www.schaltbau-gmbh.com

Über die Schaltbau GmbH

“Connect – Contact – Control” is the motto under which Schaltbau GmbH develops and manufactures electromechanical components for transportation technology, energy, industry and material handling. Founded in 1929, the company has 11 locations of its own and more than 60 sales partners worldwide. The Schaltbau range of products includes connectors, snap-action switches and contactors as well as electrics for rolling stock. The Schaltbau GmbH quality management system is certified in accordance with DIN EN ISO 9001 and its ecological management system in accordance with DIN EN ISO 14001.


Firmenkontakt und Herausgeber der Meldung:

Schaltbau GmbH
Hollerithstraße 5
81829 München
Telefon: +49 (89) 93005-0
Telefax: +49 (89) 93005-350
http://www.schaltbau-gmbh.de

Ansprechpartner:
Birgit Puchta
Marketingkommunikation
Telefon: +49 (89) 93005-158
Fax: +49 (89) 93005-156
E-Mail: puchta@schaltbau.de
Für die oben stehende Pressemitteilung ist allein der jeweils angegebene Herausgeber (siehe Firmenkontakt oben) verantwortlich. Dieser ist in der Regel auch Urheber des Pressetextes, sowie der angehängten Bild-, Ton-, Video-, Medien- und Informationsmaterialien. Die United News Network GmbH übernimmt keine Haftung für die Korrektheit oder Vollständigkeit der dargestellten Meldung. Auch bei Übertragungsfehlern oder anderen Störungen haftet sie nur im Fall von Vorsatz oder grober Fahrlässigkeit. Die Nutzung von hier archivierten Informationen zur Eigeninformation und redaktionellen Weiterverarbeitung ist in der Regel kostenfrei. Bitte klären Sie vor einer Weiterverwendung urheberrechtliche Fragen mit dem angegebenen Herausgeber. Eine systematische Speicherung dieser Daten sowie die Verwendung auch von Teilen dieses Datenbankwerks sind nur mit schriftlicher Genehmigung durch die United News Network GmbH gestattet.