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DC-Contact SO / SS

The DC contact block is used for signalling and annunciation applications. The snap-action mechanism
prevents slow contact opening when the plunger is operated slowly. Quenching of the arc that occurs
with DC is supported by two-capacity permanent magnets.

These are arranged so that the polarity can be ignored when connecting +/- cabling. However, the
polarity of the quenching magnets must be noted when installing the contact blocks to prevent the
magnets adversely affecting each other. Contact blocks in four different colours are available for polarity
identification of the magnets when fitted.

The contact blocks may only be installed on non-magnetisable materials with screw, etc. made of
non-ferrous metal.

The self-cleaning silver contacts are designed for low switching frequency, low currents and voltages.
Gold coated contacts can be supplied (approx 0,2μ), less than 42 Volt required. The screw connection
M3.5 at the side is suitable for 2 conductors max. 2,5 mm². The plug-in connection at the top 4.8 x 0.8
mm DIN 46247.

Several contact blocks can be plugged on the top of each other and operated jointly. The plug-type
terminals are then only accessible on the top unit. The contact blocks can be provided with shock protection
to DIN VDE 0106 Part 100.

Product description

Technical details may vary based on configuration or application!
Technical data subject to change without notice!

Technical data

Switching capacity

NC NO Time constant
250 V 2A 1A 20 ms
125 V DC 4A 3A 20 ms
50 V DC 6A 6A 20 ms
30 V DC 10A 10A 20 ms
250 V AC 15 6A 6A

Technical data

Mechanical life 2 million operating cycles
Electrical service life 50.000 operating cycles (at 2A 250 V DC L/R 20 ms)
Operating temperature -40°C to +85°C
Degree of protection IP40

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Industrial Controllers

DC-Contact SO / SS

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W. Gessmann GmbH
Industrial controllers
Eppinger Straße 221
74211 Leingarten

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+49 (0) 7131 / 4067 – 0

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