Selection

5

TeSys contactors

5

For utilisation category AC-3

Operational current and power conforming to IEC (θ y 60 °C)

1

Contactor size

Maximum operational current
in AC-3
Rated operational power P
(standard motor power ratings)

2

3

y 440 V

A

LC1/
LP1
K06
6

LC1/
LP1
K09
9

LC1
K12

LC1
K16

LC1
D09

LC1
D12

LC1
D18

LC1
D25

LC1
D32

LC1
D38

LC1
D40A

12

16

9

12

18

25

32

38

40

220/240 V

kW

1.5

2.2

3

3

2.2

3

4

5.5

7.5

9

11

380/400 V

kW

2.2

4

5.5

7.5

4

5.5

7.5

11

15

18.5

18.5

415 V

kW

2.2

4

5.5

7.5

4

5.5

9

11

15

18.5

22

440 V

kW

3

4

5.5

7.5

4

5.5

9

11

15

18.5

22

500 V

kW

3

4

4

5.5

5.5

7.5

10

15

18.5

18.5

22

660/690 V

kW

3

4

4

4

5.5

7.5

10

15

18.5

18.5

30

1000 V

kW

LC1
D12
1200

LC1
D18
1200

LC1
D25
1200

LC1
D32
1000

LC1
D38
1000

LC1
D40A
1000

Maximum operating rate in operating cycles/hour (1)
On-load factor

4

y 85 %

y 25 %

5

6

Operational
power
P

LC1
D09
1200

0.5 P

3000

3000

2500

2500

2500

2500

2500

P

1800

1800

1800

1800

1200

1200

1200

Operational current and power conforming to UL, CSA

(θ y 60 °C)

Contactor size

Maximum operational current
in AC-3
Rated operational power P
(standard motor power ratings
60 Hz)

y 440 V

A

LC1/
LP1
K06
6

200/208 V

HP

1.5

2

3

2

3

5

7.5

10

10

230/240 V

HP

1.5

3

3

2

3

5

7.5

10

10

460/480 V

HP

3

5

7.5

5

7.5

10

15

20

30

575/600 V

HP

3

5

10

7.5

10

15

20

25

30

(1) Depending on the operational power and the on-load factor (θ y 60 °C).

7

8

9

10

5/194

LC1/
LP1
K09
9

LC1/
LP1
K12
12

LC1
D09

LC1
D12

LC1
D18

LC1
D25

LC1
D32

LC1
D38

LC1
D40A

9

12

18

25

32

40

5 22 25 30 40 55 63 75 100 110 147 200 220 250 220 280 425 500 22 30 37 45 55 75 90 110 132 160 200 250 335 400 450 400 500 750 900 25 37 45 45 59 80 100 110 140 180 220 280 375 425 450 425 530 800 900 30 37 45 45 59 80 100 110 140 200 250 295 400 425 450 450 560 800 900 30 37 55 55 75 90 110 129 160 200 257 355 400 450 450 500 600 750 900 33 37 45 45 80 100 110 129 160 220 280 335 450 475 475 560 670 750 900 – – 45 45 65 75 100 100 147 160 185 335 450 450 450 530 530 670 750 LC1 LC1 D50A D65A 1000 1000 LC1 D80 750 LC1 D95 750 LC1 D115 750 LC1 D150 750 LC1 F185 750 LC1 F225 750 LC1 F265 750 LC1 F330 750 LC1 F400 500 LC1 F500 500 LC1 F630 500 LC1 F780 500 LC1 F800 500 LC1 BL 120 LC1 BM 120 LC1 BP 120 LC1 BR 120 2500 2500 2000 2000 2000 1200 2000 2000 2000 2000 1200 1200 1200 1200 600 120 120 120 120 1200 1200 1200 1200 1200 1200 1200 1200 1200 1200 1200 1200 1200 600 600 120 120 120 120 LC1 D80 LC1 D95 LC1 D115 LC1 D150 LC1 F185 LC1 F225 LC1 F265 LC1 F330 LC1 F400 LC1 F500 LC1 F630 LC1 F780 LC1 F800 LC1 LC1 D50A D65A 50 65 80 95 115 150 185 225 265 330 400 500 630 780 800 15 20 30 30 30 40 50 60 60 75 100 150 250 – 350 15 20 30 30 40 50 60 75 75 100 125 200 300 450 400 40 40 60 60 75 100 125 150 150 200 250 400 600 900 900 40 50 60 60 100 125 150 150 200 250 300 500 800 – 900 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5/195 .5 5 LC1 LC1 D50A D65A LC1 D80 LC1 D95 LC1 D115 LC1 D150 LC1 F185 LC1 F225 LC1 F265 LC1 F330 LC1 F400 LC1 F500 LC1 F630 LC1 F780 LC1 F800 LC1 BL LC1 BM LC1 BP LC1 BR 50 65 80 95 115 150 185 225 265 330 400 500 630 780 800 750 1000 1500 1800 15 18.

use the 660/690 V curves.Ie = 11 A .5 4 2. 6 4 2 1.5 kW .5 2 0. The current broken (Ic) in category AC-3 is equal to the rated operational current (Ie) of the motor.Ic = Ie = 11 A or asynchronous motor with P = 5.5 7 8 9 10 12 5. The above selection curves show the contactor rating needed: LC1 D18.5 kW .Ue = 415 V .Ic = Ie = 11 A 3 million operating cycles required.5 1 0.8 0.2 1. LP1.6 0.5 11 7. LC1 D150 LC1 D95 LC1 D115 LC1 D65A LC1 D80 LC1 D50A LC1 D40A LC1 D32. in category AC-3 (Ue = 660/690 V) (1) Control of 3-phase asynchronous squirrel cage motors with breaking whilst running. but do not exceed the operational current at the operational power indicated for 1000 V. LP4 K09 LC1.Ue = 400 V . LP1. LP4 K06 1 Selection according to required electrical durability.5 4 1.6 1 9 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 6. Example: Asynchronous motor with P = 5. The current broken (Ic) in category AC-3 is equal to the rated operational current (Ie) of the motor. LP4 K12 LC1 D12 4 10 8 Millions of operating cycles 3 LC1-D09 2 LC1.55 4 3 1.5 95 115 150 200 Current broken in A 22 25 65 80 15 3 50 25 30 37 32 40 11 16 20 18 7.5 1 0.8 0.2 400 V kW kW Operational power in kW-50 Hz.Selection (continued) 5 TeSys contactors 5 For utilisation category AC-3 LC1 D150 LC1 D80 LC1 D95 LC1 D115 LC1 D65A LC1 D50A LC1 D40A LC1 D32 LC1 D38 LC1 D25 LC1 K16 5 LC1 D18 LC1.5 15 11 7. in category AC-3 (Ue y 440 V) Control of 3-phase asynchronous squirrel cage motors with breaking whilst running. 10 5/196 .2 0.Ie = 11 A .5 6 2.5 5 6 2.5 5.75 1 kW 75 37 30 22 15 18.5 5.5 30 45 55 18. 8 Millions of operating cycles 10 8 6 4 3 2 1.75 230 V 440 V 75 55 37 45 30 22 18.6 9 11 15 17 20 22 50 60 33 40 35 42 48 200 80 90 100 Current broken in A (1) For Ue = 1000 V. LC1 D38 LC1 D25 LC1 D18 LC1 D09 7 LC1 D12 Selection according to required electrical durability. LP1.5 0.

5 million operating cycles required.Ic = Ie = 140 A 1. (1) The dotted lines are only applicable to LC1 BL contactors.Selection (continued) 5 TeSys contactors 5 For utilisation category AC-3 1 LC1 BR LC1 BP LC1 BL.Ic = Ie = 245 A or asynchronous motor with P = 132 kW .5 (1) 1 0. 7 Millions of operating cycles 10 8 6 4 2 8 1.Ue = 415 V .5 million operating cycles required. The current broken (Ic) in category AC-3 is equal to the rated operational current (Ie) of the motor.Ue = 660 V .8 3 0.Ie = 240 A . in category AC-3 (Ue y 440 V) Control of 3-phase asynchronous squirrel cage motors with breaking whilst running.8 0.5 15 11 5. The current broken (Ic) in category AC-3 is equal to the rated operational current (Ie) of the motor.4 kW Example: Asynchronous motor with P = 132 kW .4 20 30 40 50 60 80 100 200 400 600 800 1000 2000 Current broken in A 200 220 147 110 75 55 40 45 30 25 22 18.Ue = 380 V .Ic = Ie = 240 A 1.Ie = 140 A .Ie = 245 A . BM LC1 F800 LC1 F780 LC1 F630 LC1 F500 LC1 F400 LC1 F330 LC1 F265 LC1 F225 LC1 F185 Selection according to required electrical durability. The above selection curves show the contactor rating needed: LC1 F330. 10 (1) The dotted lines are only applicable to LC1 BL contactors. BM LC1 F780 LC1 F800 LC1 F630 LC1 F500 LC1 F400 LC1 F330 LC1 F265 LC1 F185 LC1 F225 Control of 3-phase asynchronous squirrel cage motors with breaking whilst running.6 600 660 V 690 V 800 1000 2000 9 900 Current broken in A 750 485 670 400 305 355 560 170 200 220 475 80 90 100 118 129 335 60 220 50 160 40 129 30 110 20 355 0. Millions of operating cycles 10 8 6 2 4 2 1.5 15 11 11 380 V 400 V 4 kW 220 V 230 V kW kW 440 V Operational power in kW-50 Hz.6 0. 6 Selection according to required electrical durability. 5/197 .5 15 200 110 132 90 75 55 45 37 30 22 18. Example: 5 Asynchronous motor with P = 132 kW .5 7.5 90 900 750 500 400 335 250 285 200 160 132 90 75 55 45 37 30 22 18.5 (1) 1 0. The above selection curves show the contactor rating needed: LC1 F330. in category AC-3 (Ue = 660/690 V) LC1 BR LC1 BP LC1 BL.

s.95).2 9 0. b 2 million operating cycles required.25 b 4 poles in parallel: K = 2.Ic = Ie = 50 A.6 0.1 1 2 3 4 6 8 10 20 25 32 40 50 60 80 100 125 200 250 400 Current broken in A 10 Control of resistive circuits (cos φ u 0. mm – – – – – – – – – – Operational current in AC-1 in A. LP1 D80 LC1 D50A LC1 D65A LC1 D40A LC1 D32.4 0.5 1 0.6 b 3 poles in parallel: K = 2.a.Selection TeSys contactors For utilisation category AC-1 Maximum operational current (open-mounted device) 1 Contactor size Maximum operating rate in operating cycles/hour 3 LC1/ LP1 K12 LC1 D09 LC1 DT20 LC1 D12 DT25 LC1 D18 DT32 LC1 D25 DT40 LC1 D32 LC1 D38 LC1 D40A DT60A 600 600 600 600 600 600 600 600 600 600 Cable c. LC1 D38 LC1 D25 LC1 D18 LC1 D12 LC1 D09 Millions of operating cycles 6 LC1. LP1. according to the ambient temperature conforming to IEC 60947-1 y 40 °C A 20 20 25 20 25 32 40 50 50 60 y 60 °C A 20 20 25 20 25 32 40 50 50 60 y 70 °C A (at UC) (1) (1) 17 (1) 17 22 28 35 35 42 Maximum operational power y 60 °C 220/230 V kW 8 8 9 8 9 11 14 18 18 21 240 V kW 8 8 9 8 9 12 15 19 19 23 380/400 V kW 14 14 15 14 15 20 25 31 31 37 415 V kW 14 14 17 14 17 21 27 34 34 41 440 V kW 15 15 18 15 18 23 29 36 36 43 500 V kW 17 17 20 17 20 23 33 41 41 49 660/690 V kW 22 22 27 22 27 34 43 54 54 65 1000 V kW – – – – – – – – – – Connection conforming to IEC 60947-1 2 LC1/ LP1 K09 4 (1) Please consult your Regional Sales Office. LP4 K09 Selection according to required electrical durability.Ie = 50 A θ y 40 °C . The current broken (Ic) in category AC-1 is equal to the current (Ie) normally drawn by the load.s.8 0. LP4 K12 LC1. in category AC-1 (Ue 10 8 6 4 2 1. these coefficients take into account an often unbalanced current distribution between the poles: b 2 poles in parallel: K = 1.a. Example: b Ue = 220 V . 5 Increase in operational current by parallel connection of poles Apply the following coefficients to the currents or power values given above. mm2 4 4 4 4 4 6 6 10 10 35 Bar c. 5/198 .8 7 8 y 440 V) LC1 D115 LC1 D150 LC1 D95 LC1. LP1. b The above selection curves show the contactor rating needed: either LC1 or LP1 D50.

1 20 40 50 60 80 100 200 600 800 1000 300 350 275 315 400 500 700 1600 2000 4000 Current broken in A Example: b Ue = 220 V .2 9 0.8 8 0. 5/199 . BM LC1 F780 LC1 F630 LC1 F800 LC1 F500 LC1 F330 LC1 F400 LC1 F185 LC1 F225 LC1 F265 5 10 8 6 7 4 2 1 0. 1 2 3 4 Millions of operating cycles LC1 BR 6 LC1 BP LC1 BL.6 (3) 0. 10 (3) The dotted lines are only applicable to LC1 F225.Ie = 500 A .4 0.θ y 40 °C .Ic = Ie = 500 A. b 2 million operating cycles required.199 LC1 D50A LC1 LC1/ D65A LP1 DT80A D80 LC1 D95 LC1 LC1 LC1 LC1 LC1 LC1 LC1 LC1 LC1 D115 D150 F185 F225 F265 F330 F400 F500 F630 LC1 F780 LC1 F800 LC1 LC1 LC1 F1700 F2100 BL LC1 BM LC1 BP LC1 BR 600 600 600 600 600 600 600 600 600 600 600 600 600 600 600 200 200 120 120 120 120 35 35 50 50 120 120 150 185 185 240 – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – 2 2 2 30 x 5 40 x 5 60 x 5 2 2 100 x 5 60 x 5 3 4 100 x 5 100 5 2 2 2 2 50 x 5 80 x 5 100 x 5 100 x 10 80 80 125 125 250 250 275 315 350 400 500 700 1000 1600 1000 1700 2100 (2) 800 1250 2000 2750 80 80 125 125 200 200 275 280 300 360 430 580 850 1350 850 1450 1750 700 1100 1750 2400 56 56 80 80 160 160 180 200 250 290 340 500 700 1100 700 – – 600 900 1500 2000 29 29 45 45 80 80 90 100 120 145 170 240 350 550 350 570 700 300 425 700 1000 31 31 49 49 83 83 100 110 125 160 180 255 370 570 370 600 780 330 450 800 1100 50 50 78 78 135 135 165 175 210 250 300 430 600 950 600 1000 1200 500 800 1200 1600 54 54 85 85 140 140 170 185 220 260 310 445 630 1000 630 1050 1300 525 825 1250 1700 58 58 90 90 150 150 180 200 230 290 330 470 670 1050 670 1100 1350 550 850 1400 2000 65 65 102 102 170 170 200 220 270 320 380 660 750 1200 750 1250 1550 600 900 1500 2100 80 80 135 135 235 235 280 300 370 400 530 740 1000 1650 1000 1700 2100 800 1100 1900 2700 – – 120 120 345 345 410 450 540 640 760 950 1500 2400 1500 2500 3100 1100 1700 3000 4200 (2) With set of right-angled connectors LA9 F2100. b The above selection curves show the contactor rating needed: LC1 F780.

5 7.5 7.breaking the starting current.5 7.2 3 4 4 4 .5 2.5 7.5 7. the contactor can be selected using the criteria for categories AC-2 and AC-4.5 10 11 11 15 8 9 10 5/200 LCp/ LPp K09 1.2 2. The making current must be compatible with the rated making and breaking capacities of the contactor.2 2.5 2.5 7.1 LCp LPp K12 1..5 1.1 LCp D09 LCp D12 LCp D18 LCp D25 LCp D32 LCp D38 LCp D40A 1. θ y 60 °C (2) 3 4 From 150 and 15 % to 300 and 10 % A 20 30 30 30 40 45 75 80 80 110 From 150 and 20 % to 600 and 10 % A 18 27 27 27 36 40 67 70 70 96 From 150 and 30 % to 1200 and 10 % A 16 24 24 24 30 35 56 60 60 80 From 150 and 55 % to 2400 and 10 % A 13 19 19 19 24 30 45 50 50 62 From 150 and 85 % to 3600 and 10 % A 10 16 16 16 21 25 40 45 45 53 (1) Do not exceed the maximum number of operating cycles.2 3 3 3 4 5.7 5.5 9 9 11 660/690 V kW 3 4 4 4 5. 5 As breaking normally takes place at a current value at or near the locked rotor current. Permissible AC-4 power rating for 200 000 operating cycles Operational voltage 6 7 220/230 V kW LCp/ LPp K06 0.5 7.7 4 5. use a maximum operating rate value equal to 80% of the actual value when selecting from the tables.5 9 415 V kW 1. Category AC-4: squirrel cage motors . (2) For temperatures higher than 60 °C.Selection 5 TeSys contactors 5 For utilisation categories AC-2 or AC-4 Maximum breaking current 1 Category AC-2: slip ring motors .2 3.2 3 3.2 3 3.7 5.2 2.2 2.breaking the starting current.2 2.5 11 500 V kW 2. Counter current braking (plugging) The current varies from the maximum plug-braking current to the rated motor current.5 9 440 V kW 1.75 380/400 V kW 1.5 7. Contactor size In category AC-4 (le max) 2 Ue y 440 V le max broken = 6 x l motor 440 V < Ue y 690 V le max broken = 6 x l motor LC1/ LP1 K09 54 LC1/ LP1 K12 54 LC1 D09 LC1 D12 LC1 D18 LC1 D25 LC1 D32 LC1 D38 LC1 D40A A LC1/ LP1 K06 36 54 72 108 150 192 192 240 A 26 40 40 40 50 70 90 105 105 150 Depending on the maximum operating rate (1) and the on-load factor.5 2.5 2.2 2.

5 22 37 45 59 63 80 100 110 132 132 160 200 250 315 15 15 22 22 30 37 45 55 63 75 90 110 132 150 150 180 200 250 355 15 18.5 22 33 40 51 59 75 80 100 110 110 160 160 220 250 11 11 15 15 18.5 22 28 33 40 45 55 63 63 90 110 150 200 11 11 15 15 18.5 5 1 LC1 LC1 D50A D65A LC1 D80 LC1 D95 LC1 D115 LC1 D150 LC1 F185 LC1 F225 LC1 F26 LC1 F330 LC1 F40 LC1 F500 LC1 F630 LC1 F780 LC1 F800 LC1 BL LC1 BM LC1 BP LC1 BR 300 390 480 570 630 830 1020 1230 1470 1800 2220 2760 3360 4260 3690 4320 5000 7500 9000 170 210 250 250 540 640 708 810 1020 1410 1830 2130 2760 2910 2910 4000 4800 5400 6600 140 160 200 200 280 310 380 420 560 670 780 1100 1400 1600 1600 2250 3000 4500 5400 120 148 170 170 250 280 350 400 500 600 700 950 1250 1400 1400 2000 2400 3750 5000 100 132 145 145 215 240 300 330 400 500 600 750 950 1100 1100 1500 2000 3000 3600 80 110 120 120 150 170 240 270 320 390 450 600 720 820 820 1000 1500 2000 2500 70 90 100 100 125 145 170 190 230 290 350 500 660 710 710 750 1000 1500 1800 2 3 4 5 LCp LCp D50A D65A LCp D80 LCp D95 LC1 D115 LC1 D150 LC1 F185 LC1 F225 LC1 F265 LC1 F330 LC1 F400 LC1 F500 LC1 F630 LC1 F780 LC1 F800 LC1 BL LC1 BM LC1 BP LC1 BR 5.5 7.5 25 25 30 45 63 75 90 110 129 140 160 185 185 200 250 315 450 6 7 8 9 10 5/201 .5 22 37 45 55 63 80 90 100 110 110 160 160 250 280 11 15 15 15 18.5 7.5 9 9 11 18.

use in category AC-4 (440 V < Ue y 690 V) LC1 D150 LC1 D80 LC1 D95 LC1 D115 LC1 D65A LC1 D25 LC1 D32. b 200 000 operating cycles required.03 (1) 0.01 5 6 7 8 9 10 20 30 40 50 70 90 105 121 150 210 250 300 400 500 540 640 800 1000 Current broken in A 5/202 .03 0.K12 LC1.1 0.8 0. b The above selection curves show the contactor rating needed: LC1 D25.2 0. Ic = 6 x Ie = 66 A. (1) The dotted lines are only applicable to LC1.04 4 0.06 0.06 0.1 0.01 5 5 6 6 7 8 9 10 20 30 36 40 50 54 72 80 108 150 192 240 300 390 480 570 630 828 1000 Current broken in A Example: b Asynchronous motor with P = 5. LP4 K09. The current broken (Ic) in AC-4 is equal to 6 x Ie. (Ie = rated operational current of the motor). 8 9 Millions of operating cycles 1 0.6 0.4 0. LP1 K12 contactors. Ic = 6 x Ie = 66 A b or asynchronous motor with P = 5.6 0.Selection (continued) 5 TeSys contactors 5 For utilisation categories AC-2 or AC-4 LC1 D150 LC1 D65A LC1 D80 LC1 D95 LC1 D115 LC1 D32 et D38 LC1 D40A LC1 D50A LC1 D25 LC1 D18 LC1 D12 1 0.8 Millions of operating cycles 3 LC1 D09 2 LC1.05 0.2 0. D38 LC1 D40A LC1 D50A LC1 D18 LC1 D09 7 LC1 D12 Control of 3-phase asynchronous squirrel cage motors with breaking whilst motor stalled The current broken (Ic) in AC-2 is equal to 2.4 0.02 0.Ue = 400 V .5 kW .Ie = 11 A.07 0.02 10 0. The current broken (Ic) in AC-2 is equal to 2. LP1.05 0. LP1.04 0.5 x Ie. (Ie = rated operational current of the motor).08 0.5 x Ie. LP4 K06 1 Selection according to required electrical durability. Selection according to required electrical durability. The current broken (Ic) in AC-4 is equal to 6 x Ie.5 kW .Ue = 415 V .Ie = 11 A. in categories AC-2 or AC-4 (Ue y 440 V) Control of 3-phase asynchronous squirrel cage motors (AC-4) or slip ring motors (AC-2) with breaking whilst motor stalled.08 0. 0.

Selection according to required electrical durability.01 100 200 400 600 800 1020 1470 2220 3360 4260 5000 8000 20 000 6000 10 000 1230 1800 2760 3690 Current broken in A 5 Example: b Asynchronous motor with P = 90 kW . b 60 000 operating cycles required.01 100 200 400 600 800 1000 2000 4000 8000 10 000 20 000 10 Current broken in A 5/203 .2 3 0. in categories AC-2 or AC-4 (Ue y 440 V) Control of 3-phase asynchronous squirrel cage motors (AC-4) or slip ring motors (AC-2) with breaking whilst motor stalled.1 0. (Ie = rated operational current of the motor).06 0.Selection (continued) TeSys contactors 5 5 For utilisation categories AC-2 or AC-4 Millions of operating cycles 1 LC1 BR LC1 BP LC1 BL.6 0.06 0. The current broken (Ic) in AC-4 is equal to 6 x Ie. 7 0. (Ie = rated operational current of the motor).8 LC1 F185 Control of 3-phase asynchronous squirrel cage motors with breaking whilst motor stalled.04 9 0.08 0.08 0.Ue = 415 V .4 0. Ic = 6 x Ie = 1020 A or asynchronous motor with P = 90 kW .Ie = 165 A. F800 LC1 F630 LC1 F400 LC1 F500 LC1 F330 LC1 F265 LC1 F225 1 0.Ie = 170 A.6 0. use in category AC-4 (440 V < Ue y 690 V) 6 Millions of operating cycles LC1 BR LC1 BP LC1 BL.02 0. 2 0.2 0. BM LC1 F630 LC1 F800 LC1 F780 LC1 F500 LC1 F400 LC1 F330 LC1 F265 1 0.1 0. BM LC1 F780.04 0.02 4 0.8 LC1 F225 LC1 F185 Selection according to required electrical durability. The current broken (Ic) in AC-4 is equal to 6 x Ie. Ic = 6 x Ie = 990 A. b The above selection curves show the contactor rating needed: LC1 F265.4 8 0.Ue = 380 V .

in utilisation category DC-2 to DC-5. ambient temperature y 60 °C No. ambient temperature y 60 °C No.Selection 5 TeSys contactors 5 For utilisation categories DC-1 to DC-5 Rated operational current (Ie) in Amperes.D09 DT20 D12 ted in DT25 series LC1 D18 DT32 LC1 D25 DT40 LC1 D32 LC1 D38 LC1 D40A LC1 DT60A 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 3 4 1 4 2 3 4 25 25 25 25 25 25 25 25 4 25 25 25 1 4 25 25 4 25 – – – – – 32 32 32 32 32 32 32 32 7 32 32 32 1 7 32 32 7 32 – – – – – 40 40 40 – 40 40 40 – 7 40 40 – 1 7 40 – 7 – – – – – – 40 40 40 – 40 40 40 – 7 40 40 – 1 7 40 – 7 – – – – – – 50 50 50 – 50 50 50 – 7 50 50 – 1 7 50 – 7 – – – – – – 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 7 50 50 50 1 7 50 50 – 50 – – – – – 20 20 20 – 20 20 20 – 4 20 20 – 1 4 20 – 4 – – – – – – 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 4 20 20 20 1 4 20 20 4 20 – – – – – 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 4 20 20 20 1 4 20 20 4 20 – – – – – Rated operational current (Ie) in Amperes.5 2 8 20 2 8 – – – – – (1) For rated operational currents of contactors LC1 and LP1 K: please consult your Regional Sales Office. of Contactor rating (1) poles LC1 LC1 LC1 connec.5 2 8 – 2 – – – – – – 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 2 20 20 20 0. resistive loads: time constant 1 2 Rated operational voltage Ue V + – 24 48/75 1 pole 3 125 250 4 + – 300 460 2 poles 900 1200 1500 5 L __ R y 1 ms.5 2 8 20 2 8 – – – – – 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 2 20 20 20 0. 5/204 . inductive loads: time constant 6 + – Rated operational voltage Ue V 24 3 poles 7 48/75 125 8 + – 250 4 poles 9 300 460 900 1200 1500 10 L __ R y 15 ms.5 2 8 25 2 8 – – – – – 32 32 32 32 32 32 32 32 3 32 32 32 0. in utilisation category DC-1.5 3 40 – 3 – – – – – – 50 50 50 – 50 50 50 – 4 50 50 – 1 4 50 – 3 – – – – – – 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 4 50 50 50 1 4 50 50 3 50 – – – – – 20 20 20 – 20 20 20 – 2 20 20 – 0.5 3 40 – 3 – – – – – – 40 40 40 – 40 40 40 – 3 40 40 – 0. of Contactor ontactor rating (1) poles LC1 LC1 LC1 connec.5 3 32 32 3 32 – – – – – 40 40 40 – 40 40 40 – 3 40 40 – 0.D09 DT20 D12 ted in DT25 series LC1 D18 DT32 LC1 D25 DT40 LC1 D32 LC1 D38 LC1 D40A LC1 DT60A 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 3 4 1 4 2 3 4 25 25 25 25 25 25 25 25 2 25 25 25 0.

5 4 65 65 3 65 – – – – – 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 5 100 100 100 1 5 100 100 5 100 – – – – – 5/205 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 .5 4 65 – 3 – – – – – – 65 65 65 65 65 65 65 65 7 65 65 65 1.5 5 1 LC1 LC1 LC1 LC1 D50A D65A DT80A D80 LC1 D95 LC1 D115 LC1 D150 LC1 F185 LC1 F225 LC1 F265 LC1 F330 LC1 F400 LC1 F500 LC1 F630 LC1 F780 LC1 F800 LC1 BL LC1 BM LC1 BP LC1 BR 65 65 65 – 65 65 65 – 7 65 65 – 1 7 65 – 7 – – – – – – 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 12 100 100 100 2 12 100 100 12 100 – – – – – 100 100 100 – 100 100 100 – 12 100 100 – 2 12 100 – 12 – – – – – – 200 200 200 200 200 200 200 200 12 200 200 200 10 200 200 200 200 200 – 200 – – – 200 200 200 – 200 200 200 – 12 200 200 – 10 200 200 – 200 – – – – – – 240 240 240 240 240 240 240 240 210 210 240 240 – 190 240 240 190 240 – 190 – – – 260 260 260 260 260 260 260 260 230 230 260 260 – 200 260 260 200 260 – 200 – – – 300 300 300 300 300 300 300 300 270 270 300 300 – 250 300 300 250 300 – 250 – – – 360 360 360 360 360 360 360 360 320 320 360 360 – 280 360 360 280 360 – 280 – – – 430 430 430 430 430 430 430 430 380 380 430 430 – 350 430 430 350 430 – 350 – – – 580 580 580 580 580 580 580 580 520 520 580 580 – 450 580 580 450 580 – 450 – – – 850 850 850 850 850 850 850 850 760 760 850 850 – 700 850 850 700 850 – 700 – – – 1300 1300 1300 1300 1300 1300 1300 1300 1180 1180 1300 1300 – 1000 1300 1300 1000 1000 – 1000 – – – 850 850 850 850 850 850 850 850 760 760 850 850 – 700 850 850 700 850 – 700 – – – 700 700 700 700 700 700 700 700 700 700 700 700 700 700 700 700 700 700 700 700 700 700 700 1100 1100 1100 1100 1100 1100 1100 1100 1100 1100 1100 1100 1100 1100 1100 1100 1100 1100 1100 1100 1100 1100 1100 1750 1750 1750 1750 1750 1750 1750 1750 1750 1750 1750 1750 1750 1750 1750 1750 1750 1750 1750 1750 1750 1750 1750 2400 2400 2400 2400 2400 2400 2400 2400 2400 2400 2400 2400 2400 2400 2400 2400 2400 2400 2400 2400 2400 2400 2400 LC1 LC1 LC1 LC1 D50A D65A DT80A D80 LC1 D95 LC1 D115 LC1 D150 LC1 F185 LC1 F225 LC1 F265 LC1 F330 LC1 F400 LC1 F500 LC1 F630 LC1 F780 LC1 F800 LC1 BL LC1 BM LC1 BP LC1 BR 65 65 65 – 65 65 65 – 4 65 65 – 1 4 65 – 3 – – – – – – 100 100 100 – 100 100 100 – 5 100 100 – 1 5 100 – 5 – – – – – – 200 200 200 200 200 200 200 200 10 200 200 200 3 200 200 200 200 200 – 200 – – – 200 200 200 – 200 200 200 – 10 200 200 – 3 200 200 – 200 – – – – – – 240 240 240 240 240 240 240 240 – 160 240 240 – 140 160 240 140 240 – 140 – – – 260 260 260 260 260 260 260 260 – 180 240 240 – 160 180 260 160 260 – 160 – – – 300 300 300 300 300 300 300 300 – 250 280 280 – 220 250 300 220 300 – 220 – – – 360 360 360 360 360 360 360 360 – 300 310 310 – 280 300 360 280 360 – 280 – – – 430 430 430 430 430 430 430 430 – 350 350 350 – 310 350 430 310 430 – 310 – – – 580 580 580 580 580 580 580 580 – 500 550 550 – 480 500 580 480 580 – 480 – – – 850 850 850 850 850 850 850 850 – 700 850 850 – 680 700 850 680 850 – 680 – – – 1300 1300 1300 1300 1300 1300 1300 1300 – 1000 1000 1000 – 900 1000 1300 900 1300 – 800 – – – 850 850 850 850 850 850 850 850 – 700 850 850 – 680 700 850 680 850 – 680 – – – 700 700 700 700 700 – 700 700 700 700 700 700 700 700 700 700 700 700 700 700 700 700 700 1100 1100 1100 1100 1100 – 1100 1100 1100 1100 1100 1100 1100 1100 1100 1100 1100 1100 1100 1100 1100 1100 1100 1750 1750 1750 1750 1750 – 1750 1750 1750 1750 1750 1750 1750 1750 1750 1750 1750 1750 1750 1750 1750 1750 1750 2400 2400 2400 2400 2400 – 2400 2400 2400 2400 2400 2400 2400 2400 2400 2400 2400 2400 2400 2400 2400 2400 2400 65 65 65 – 65 65 65 – 7 65 65 – 1.5 7 65 – 7 – – – – – – 65 65 65 – 65 65 65 – 4 65 65 – 1.5 7 65 65 7 65 – – – – – 65 65 65 65 65 65 65 65 4 65 65 65 1.

3 0.04 0.7 0. 10 5/206 5 .2 0. b The electrical durability read from the curve is u 3 millions of operating cycles. D150 LC1.Selection TeSys contactors 5 For utilisation categories DC-1 to DC-5 Selection according to required electrical durability. LC1 D38 LC1 D25 LC1 D18 LC1 D09 3 LC1 D12 Electrical durability 10 8 6 4 2 1 0. DT60A LC1 D32. b The power broken per pole is: 1.Ue = 200 V .06 0. With N poles connected in parallel.9 2 3 4 5 6 9 7 8 20 14 10 16 24 40 50 60 70 90 100 30 80 32 36 Power broken per pole in kW Example Series wound motor . the electrical durability becomes: electrical durability read from the curves x N x 0.5 A. Maximum operating rate (operating cycles) The following limits must not be exceeded: 120 operating cycles/hour at rated operational current Ie.01 0.4 5 0. Utilisation: reversing.2 7 8 0. the maximum operational currents indicated on pages 5/204 and 5/205 must not be exceeded.7. b Utilisation category = DC-5. DT80A LC1 D50A LC1 D40A.5 x 200 x 7.4 0.P = 1. LP1 D80 LC1 D95 LC1 D65A. b the utilisation category and the time constant L/R.5 0. Millions of operating cycles 4 LC1 D115.5 = 3. b The power broken is: Pc total = 2. b Select contactor LC1 D09 with 3 poles in series. b the required electrical durability. b the rated operational voltage Ue.25 kW.1 0. Use of poles in parallel Electrical durability can be increased by using poles connected in parallel.75 kW. use in categories DC-1 to DC-5 1 2 The criteria for contactor selection are: b the rated operational current Ie.8 1 0.08 0.8 0. Note: 2 Ensure that the connections are made in such a way as to equalise the currents in each pole.Ie = 7.6 0. inching.6 0. Note: 1 9 When the poles are connected in parallel.5 kW .02 6 0.

having previously calculated the power broken as follows: P broken = U broken x l broken.5 Ie Ue x 2. Utilisation category = DC-5.8 0. b The electrical durability read from the curve is 500 000 operating cycles.4 0.Ie = 200 A. b Select contactor LC1 F265 with 2 poles in series. inching.3 Ue x Ie DC-5 Series wound motors. F800 DC-1 Non inductive or slightly inductive loads LC1 F400 LC1 F500 P broken LC1 F330 I broken LC1 F185.Selection (continued) 5 TeSys contactors 5 For utilisation categories DC-1 to DC-5 Selection according to required electrical durability.06 0. use in categories DC-1 to DC-5 Determining the electrical durability The electrical durability can be read directly from the curves below.3 Ue Ie 0. F225 U broken LC1 F265 Utilisation categories 4 10 8 6 4 2 5 1 0. reversing. The tables below give the values of Uc and Ic for the various utilisation categories.04 0.2 6 0. inching Ue 2. b The power broken is: Pc total = 2. BM Ie LC1 F780 Ue LC1 F630. breaking whilst motor running 0.08 0.5 Ie Millions of operating cycles 2 3 LC1 BR DC-2 Shunt wound motors. 1 Power broken 0. 8 9 10 5/207 .02 7 0.01 2 3 4 5 6 7 9 20 10 30 40 50 60 70 90 100 200 4000 300 400 600 800 1000 2000 3000 500 700 900 5000 Power broken per pole in kW Example Series wound motor: P = 40 kW .1 0.5 Ie DC-4 Series wound motors.5 x 200 x 200 = 100 kW.5 Ie Ue x 2.1 Ue x Ie DC-3 Shunt wound motors. b The power broken per pole is 50 kW.1 Ue Ie 0.6 0. breaking whilst motor running LC1 BP Ue x Ie LC1 BL. reversing.Ue = 200 V . inching Ue 2. Utilisation: reversing.

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