Press Release Summary:
Rated for 15 hp at 460 V, CWC0 Series provides intermittent starting and full-load reversing in heavy-duty operations. Units are paired with RDW Miniature Overload Relay to prevent electric motors from excessive heat and overload. UL and CE certified, contactors are suitable for AC-4 and limited-space applications.
Original Press Release:
Weg Introduces CWC0 Miniature Contactors
Series offers smaller size, highest horsepower rating on the market
ATLANTA, Ga. September 15, 2009-WEG Electric Corp. (www.weg.net), a leading global
supplier of motors, drives, controls, transformers, and generators, introduces the new CWC0 Miniature Contactor Series, the smallest contactor on the market rated for 15Hp@460V.
Ideal for a wide range of applications, the CWC0 Miniature Contactor Series is a solution for areas with limited space and heavy-duty operations. Ideal for Original Equipment Manufacturing (OEM) applications, the CWC0 and its accessories are more compact and competitive than ever before.
The contactor is paired with the RDW Miniature Overload Relay to prevent electric motors from excessive heat and overload.
"The CWC0 series offers the biggest horsepower rating on the market for its size," Bruce Gaynor, WEG Product Manager. "Easier for engineering design, the miniature contactors are a solution for the most demanding applications, while saving space and money at the same time."
Suitable for AC-4 applications, the CWC0 is provides intermittent starting and full-load reversing in heavy-duty operations. Additionally, with low levels of contact bounces, the series has extended mechanical and electrical endurance. The CWC0 series is UL and CE certified. Model numbers include: CWC07, CWC09, CWC012, CWC016, and CWC025.
For more information on the new CWC0 Miniature Contactor Series, please visit www.weg.net or call 1-800-ASK-4WEG.
About WEG Electric Corp.
Founded in 1961, WEG has grown into a global solutions provider of industrial electrical technologies. WEG is the largest industrial electric motor manufacturer in the Americas and one of the largest manufacturers of electric motors in the world producing more than 10 million units annually. Committed to growth on a global scale, WEG continually invests in state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities and processes, and the development of new and improved industrial electrical solutions. WEG offers a diverse and integrated product line that includes motors, drives, controls, transformers, and generators. WEG has committed to an R&D investment of 3% of annual