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Vacuum Contactor vs. Air Break Contactor | Danaher Specialty Products Blog

Posted by Hugh Waller

Apr 3, 2014 5:04:28 PM

Contactors are the heart of motor starters and many other important electrical installations and panels. They make or break the connections after receiving signals from either Over-Load Relays or any other mechanism. Being capable of performing millions of operations they have Silver Alloys as contacts and the outer body is heat resistant. They consist of a Solenoid Coil, a Core (set) and Contacts.


Topics: Joslyn Clark, Vacuum Contactors, Mining, Pump Control, Oil & Gas

Owning A Vacuum Contactor – A Perspective on Total Cost of Ownership

Posted by Hugh Waller

Apr 2, 2014 4:00:00 PM

You may be saying to yourself, "Duh! It costs what I paid for it." But in fact, there are many aspects to the cost of owning a vacuum contactor. We would like to share a few with you. Total Cost of Ownership is the purchase price of an asset plus the costs of operation. When choosing among alternatives in a purchasing decision, buyers should look not just at an item's short-term price, which is its purchase price, but also at its long-term price, which is its total cost of ownership. The item with the lower total cost of ownership will be the better value in the long run. Let's explore some different factors you may want to consider.


Topics: Joslyn Clark, Vacuum Contactors, Cement, Mining, Mills, Oil & Gas

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