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Old 07-07-2019, 09:00 AM
rv7charlie rv7charlie is offline
 
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Problem solved, but only temporarily. That contactor isn't going to last, and when it fails, there's a good chance that it will fail with the contacts welded closed. There's a reason mfgrs make a separate design just for starting.
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Old 07-07-2019, 10:58 AM
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Rv charlie
Please can you explain some more.
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Old 07-07-2019, 11:14 AM
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Start contactors are designed to repeatedly make/break extreme currents; master contactors are only expected to *carry* extreme currents, with the assumption that breaking extreme currents would be a rare, emergency function. Start contactors have much stronger (higher current) coils and much stronger return springs, so opening/closing happens faster to minimize arcing. More:
https://www.google.com/search?q=star...obile&ie=UTF-8
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Old 07-07-2019, 01:39 PM
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Ok thanks for that info. So need to swop out for the right solenoid. Appreciated the feedback
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