auxiliary contacts

auxiliary contacts

[ȯg′zil·yə·rē ′kän‚taks]
(electricity)
Contacts, in a switching device, in addition to the main circuit contacts, which function with the movement of the latter.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Constructed of cast copper-free aluminum that resists corrosion, operators can connect to 120V auxiliary contacts with the unit.
The maintenance-free equipment mounts to either the door or post on the inside of the bay, and comes complete with auxiliary contacts in order to connect with traffic lights or existing dock levellers.
* At least one set of auxiliary contacts on all contactors and overloads.
The auxiliary contacts provide the option of controlling the use of a dock leveller or loading bay traffic lights.
The 4930 offers auxiliary contacts where signaling is required; they are rated for 3A at 28V DC/AC 115V/400 Hz.
The switch body can contain all the types of auxiliary contacts offered by ASI.
Another option includes a choice of proof of position using either switches on the burner or auxiliary contacts incorporated within the ACT004 rotary actuator.
Maintenance free, the equipment mounts to either the door or a post on the inside of the dock and includes auxiliary contacts to connect with traffic lights or existing power dock levelers.
Even with optional auxiliary contacts, the 3-pole breaker weighs 150 grams, making the cumulative weight reduction a benefit to aircraft designers.
Auxiliary contacts allow two additional poles of up to 30 A capability to be used for auxiliary power, control, or sensing.

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