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Type S Contactors

Available in NEMA size 00-7

Used to switch heating loads, capacitors, transformers, and electric motors where overload protection is separately provided

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Type S Contactors
  • Features

    Class 8502 and Class 8702 Type S magnetic contactors are used to switch heating loads, capacitors, transformers, and electric motors where overload protection is separately provided. Type S contactors are available in NEMA Sizes 00-7 and are designed for operation at 600 Volts maximum.

    • A normally open holding circuit contact for three wire control is provided as standard.
    • Sizes 00-2 contactors use a Class 9999 SX11 auxiliary contact as the holding circuit contact.
    • Sizes 3-7 contactors use a Class 9999 SX6 auxiliary contact as the holding circuit contact.
    • On Size 00-1 single phase contactors, a power pole is used as the holding circuit contact and has the same rating as the power contacts.
    • Class 8502 magnetic contactors are available in a wide variety of the following enclosures:
      • NEMA Type 1 General Purpose
      • NEMA Type 4 & 4X Watertight and Dusttight Stainless Steel
      • NEMA Type 4X Watertight, Dusttight, and Corrosion Resistant Glass — Polyester
      • NEMA Type 7 & 9 Bolted and Spin-Top for Hazardous Locations
      • NEMA Type 12 Dusttight and Driptight for Industrial Use
    • AC coils are available for application on 50-60 Hertz.
    • 600Vac and 810A continuous current rated maximum
    • NEMA Sizes 00-5 are supplied with coils that are designed to operate satisfactorily on line voltages of 85% – 110% of rated voltage
    • NEMA Sizes 5, 6 and 7 contactors are supplied with a DC coil operated by a solid state rectifier circuit that is powered by an AC source.
    • For flexibility field-installable or factory modified accessories include auxiliary contacts, power poles, and cover mounted control stations
    • Bellcrank design promotes superior electrical and mechanical life


    • Customizable with hundreds of combinations of contactors, starters, combination starters, pump panels, two-speed starters, reduced- voltage starters, enclosure options, and accessories
    • Robust design and reliable build for long mechanical life and electrical endurance
    • Serviceable by replacing contacts and coils rather than replacing the entire product; simply service the part that is worn out.
    • Simple catalog number for easy and fast ordering


    • Construction
    • Infrastructure
    • Industrial Markets
    • Commercial Office Buildings
    • Building Automation
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