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Gigavac, LLC

P.O. Box 4428, Santa Barbara, CA, 93140, US

  • 805-684-8401

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Markus Beck
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Phone: 805-684-8401
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Electrical Equipment & Systems

Manual Disconnect Switches withstand hostile environments.

May 30, 2014

Measuring 4 x 5 in., HBD Series includes Models HBD21, HBD31, and HBD41 featuring 200, 300, and 400 A continuous current carry, respectively. Hermetically sealed contacts means users can be confident of low voltage drop, less than 50 mV at rated current, under any weather conditions including salt spray and temperatures from -55 to +85°C. Exceeding IP67 and IP69 requirements, all models incorporate fiber composite housing for additional protection from sun and water. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Compact Contactors suit solar applications to 1,500 Vdc.

March 20, 2014

UL rated for switching 175 A @ 1,000 Vdc and continuous duty up to 300 A, HX series suits solar combiner boxes and inverters as well as other applications requiring arc-free switching. EPIC® sealed switching technology enables use of product in harsh environments, including underwater and at temperatures from -55 to +85°C. With models HX21 and HX200, series offers footprint options that allow mechanical arrangement in any circuit. Coils are offered in 12, 24, and 48 Vdc versions. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Sealed Contactor supports high current DC switching.

January 15, 2014

Rated for continuous duty up to 1,000 A, GX110 SPST-NO Contactor is capable of switching high current loads at voltages to 800 Vdc. Unit operates from -55 to 90°C and can carry up to 5,000 A for short durations. Cut throat coil technology means low coil hold power without noise issues associated with PWM coils. Using EPIC® hermetic seal, GX110 meets UL1604 for Class I & II, Div 2 and Class III for use in hazardous locations along with IP67 for water immersion up to 30 min. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

High Voltage Contactor suits solar applications to 1,000 Vdc.

November 18, 2013

Developed for use in solar combiner boxes and inverters, Model HX22 is UL rated for switching 175 A at 1,000 Vdc and continuous duty up to 300 A. RoHS-compliant unit utilizes EPIC® sealed switching technology, exceeding IP67 and IP69 sealing requirements, and making it safe for use in nearly any harsh environment including under water and at temperatures from -55 to +85°C. Measuring 3.6 x 3.2 in., contactor features dual coil design, available in 12, 24, or 48 Vdc versions. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Green & Clean

DPDT 20 kV Relay broadens circuit access.

July 18, 2013

Available with 12 or 26.5 Vdc coil suited for drive circuits from 8–28 Vdc, 3.5 x 1.6 in. G24WF features tungsten-molybdenum contacts with unique gas mixture that makes relay suited for use in switching in high-voltage loads. Make only load switching is primarily found in circuits discharging capacitor or safety for interlocks. Able to be used in applications that traditionally required 2 SPDT relays, relay has 2 mechanically connected but electrically isolated SPDT sets of contacts.
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Electrical Equipment & Systems

Power Contactor has hermetically sealed design.

March 5, 2013

Weighing less than 4 oz, hermetically sealed P105 MiniTactor™ can be installed in any orientation on panel within seconds. Sealed chamber for both contacts and coil ensures clean switching in any environment, and safe make and break power switching can be achieved at any voltage up to 1,500 Vdc. With bi-directional switching capability and current carry rating to 50 A, product accommodates needs of pre-charge, charge, and solar applications. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Ceramic High Voltage Relay has DPDT 20 kV configuration.

September 4, 2012

Measuring 7.7 x 3.5 in., G53WF DPDT 20 kV relay serves applications requiring continuous carry current up to 150 A as well as high-power RF circuits that require low signal loss. Combination of copper contacts and vacuum dielectric provide low and stable 12 mohm contact resistance, resulting in low voltage drop in DC circuits and low signal loss in RF circuits. Available with 12 or 26.5 Vdc coil, relay has 2 mechanically connected SPDT sets of contacts. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Sealed, Side Mount Contactor suits high-current DC/AC switching.

May 30, 2012

Supplied in SPST-NO configuration for use in high-reliability applications, EPIC Sealed Contactor MX56 is rated for continuous duty up to 600 A and can switch 600 A at 24 V DC or AC 100,000 times. RoHS-compliant product, engineered to meet requirements of MiL-R-6106, utilizes GIGAVAC's cut throat coil technology and is not position sensitive. It can be used in harsh environments, including under water, as well as from -55 to +90°C (up to 200°C with special coils). Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

DPST Manual Disconnect Switch ensures battery isolation.

April 25, 2012

Designed to meet IEC529 and IP67 sealing standards against dust and water immersion to 1 m, Model BD9521 is suitable for any land-based battery application requiring up to 500 A continuous current. Unit supports continuous voltages to 32 Vdc and provides 150 mV maximum contact voltage drop. Switch eliminates need to remove cables making battery disconnection routinely safe. To prevent accidental switching, handle can be secured in on/off position with customer-provided zip tie or lock. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

DPDT High-Voltage Relays carry ratings up to 15 kV.

May 18, 2011

Models G2SPD/G8SPD/G15SPD have 2 sets of mechanically connected SPDT contacts that allow use of one set as auxiliaries to monitor relay status. Model G2SPD has copper-molybdenum contacts for carrying 50 Adc current and providing 12 milliohm contact resistance. While G8SPD and G15SPD both have tungsten-molybdenum contacts, only G15SPD uses gas mixture for loads such as capacitance discharge applications. All models measure 3.5 x 1.5 in. and are available with 12 or 26.5 Vdc coil. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

SPST Sealed Contactor measures 3 in. tall and weighs 1.9 lb.

April 9, 2010

Designed for large all-electric or hybrid-powered vehicles, busses, emergency vehicles, mining equipment, and rail, EPIC® GX16 is rated from 20-600 A for continuous duty and can switch both DC and AC voltages up to 750 V. Due to its dual coil design, unit requires only 8 W of coil power for continuous operation. Able to mount in any position, RoHS compliant contactor can be used in harsh environments, under water, and at temperatures from -55 to 85°C (up to 125°C with special coils). Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Sealed Contactor switches from 12-750 Vdc and Vac.

April 1, 2009

Suited for solar power and power back-up systems, GIGAVAC GXNC14 is 350 A single pole single throw (SPST) normally closed unit that requires only 3 W of coil power at 24 Vdc to hold contacts open. It measures 4.52 x 2.26 x 2.25 in. and includes standard chassis level power connections. Rated for operation in -55 to +75°C temperatures, contactor can function underwater and can be mounted in any direction without having to bend connecting power cables or develop special bus bars. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Sealed Contactor safely switches up to 750 V, DC or AC.

February 12, 2009

Rated to 350 A, GX14 is configured as SPST, NO contactor that measures 2.25 in. high and incorporates cut-throat DC coils that have built-in coil suppression. EPIC® (Extended Performance Impervious Ceramic) sealing technology enables operation in harsh environments without special protective packaging. Able to be mounted in any direction, product features chassis level power connections and only requires 3 W of coil power at 24 Vdc. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Sealed Contactor is rated up to 350+ A and 750+ Vac and Vdc.

December 11, 2008

Meeting UL1604, IP67, SAE J1171, and ISO8846 requirements, GX200, RoHS-compliant contactor can handle 500+ A with larger cables. It utilizes EPIC® sealing technology that provides ceramic-to-metal seal rated to 175°C. With high efficiency dual coils, one coil drops out after contactor is energized, providing low power to keep unit powered. Measuring 3.18 x 2.34 x 2.77 in., contactor includes built-in power terminal safety cover, SS hardware, and mounting inserts for mounting in any direction. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Contactors feature 1.1 W high-efficiency coils.

October 16, 2008

Model GX11 and GX12 contactors feature 12 and 24 Vdc high-efficiency coil options that can power switch up to 750 Vac or Vdc. Measuring 4.5 x 2.4 x 2.25 in., sealed, SPST, NO universal contactors use EPIC® sealing technology with 2 coils and mount in any direction. They are UL 508-ambient-compliant to 75°C at 150 A and 225 A, respectively, but can carry and switch 225 A/275 A at 50°C. Units meet UL 1604 for Class I and II, Div 2 and Class III, as well as IP67 specifications. Read More

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