CONTACTRON: Solid State Contactors

Wear-free switching!

Solid State Contactors

Solid state contactors are used wherever frequent switching and brief and precise switching times are required or harsh industrial environment exist. For example, for control valves, production machines, heaters, conveyor systems, lighting units etc. Phoenix Contact offers a comprehensive product spectrum of wear-free solid state contactors for maximum service life and the highest system availability for these applications with the CONTACTRON product line.

Product Range

A global first in rotation and reversingSwitching/ reversing / protecting: Solid state reversing contactor “4 in 1”

The three-phase device product range comprises the performance classes 1 kW, 4 kW, 7.5 kW and 18.5 kW.
A classic reversing contactor circuit consists of two contactors, the motor protection relay and, when safety requirements demand it, an additional emergency stop contactor combination. The new “4 in 1” solid-state reversing contactor unites the four functions:

● Reverse running.
● Forward running.
● Motor protection.
● Emergency stop in a single device.

Advantages at a glance

● 75% less space requirement.
● 75% less wiring time.
● Wear-free switching reduces the maintenance costs.
● Steady and brief switching reduces the production quality.
● Integrated protective circuits prevent interference voltages.
● Switches even heavy loads without wear.
● Can also be used in harsh environments.
● A direct control of the PLC is possible.