contact protection

contact protection

[′kän‚takt prə′tek·shən]
(electricity)
Any method for suppressing the surge which results when an inductive circuit is suddenly interrupted; the break would otherwise produce arcing at the contacts, leading to their deterioration.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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The outer protective cover doubles as contact protection and mounting aid during installation.
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