Solid-State Contactors suit motor control applications.

Press Release Summary:

Featuring reversing and non-reversing contactors, CONTACTRON Series can activate or reverse 1-18.5 kW-powered motors without wear or noise. Units are available in 2, 9, 15, and 37 A versions with either 19.2-30 Vdc or 96-253 Vac control options. Contactors include built-in heat sinks, integrated interlock wiring, and integrated surge protection.

Original Press Release:

Solid-State Contactors for Motor Control Applications

MIDDLETOWN, Pa. - Phoenix Contact's CONTACTRON family of solid-state contactors now includes reversing and non-reversing contactors in a variety of amperages. The contactors can activate or reverse 1- to 18.5 kW-powered motors without wear or noise.

The contactors are available in 2 amp, 9 amp, 15 amp and 37 amp versions, either reversing or non-reversing. Each is available with either 19.2 to 30 V DC or 96 to 253 V AC control options.

Built-in heat sinks are standard. The contactors feature short and stable switching times, high switching frequency, integrated interlock wiring. Integrated surge protection increases system reliability.

About Phoenix Contact

Phoenix Contact develops and manufactures industrial electrical and electronic technology products that power, protect, connect and automate systems and equipment for a wide range of industries. Phoenix Contact GmbH & Co. KG, Blomberg, Germany, operates 47 international subsidiaries, including Phoenix Contact USA in Middletown, Pa. Phoenix Contact's formal Integrated Management System is registered to ISO quality, environmental and safety standards (ISO 9001:2008, 14001:2004 and OHSAS 18001:2007).

For more information about Phoenix Contact or its products, visit, or call technical service at 800-322-3225, e-mail

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