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How to wire Schneider LC1D contactor / non reversing
30 amp breaker use 10 gauge /


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Yellow 12 gauge 20 amp


Yellow/ #12 gauge wire for 20 amp
with ground
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12-3/ 20 amp

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Rolls of stranded wire
White 14 gauge 15 amp


White/ #14 gauge wire for 15 amp
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14-3/ 15 amp

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armored cable
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Armored cable
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Rolls of stranded wire

Stranded wire
stranded wire
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Rolls of stranded wire
50-60 amp breaker use 6 gauge /
6-2 wire
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Southwire electric tools
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40-50 amp breaker use 8 gauge /
6-2 wire
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Copper ground wire
Use same size as other wire in circuit

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How to wire motor control contactor SS4D Photoeye controls LC1D contactor
Any switch or mechanism can control the contactor coil

Line wires connect to L1-L2-L3
Load to T1 T2 T3

Can be used for 3 wire 3-phase
Can be used with 2 wire single phase

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Schneider-Telemecanique contactor
Baomain motor controls
240 volt photo eye
240 volt photo control
120 volt photo control

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120Volt to 440Volt photo eyes
How to wire motor control contactor

If the 3-phase voltage is 240-240-240 (such as high leg delta), then power to operate contactor coil can be taken from the hot wires

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What is 3-phase
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Timer controls LC1D contactor

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240 volt timer
240 volt coil 32 amp contactor
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Motor contactors

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THC 15 120 volt

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Add 10 amp line fuse to wires that connect to timer.
Line fuse will protect 15 amp timer

Din rail fuseholder
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10 x 38 mm fuse

14x51mm fuseholder
14 x 51mm fuse
3-phase dawn-dusk timer

Control 3-phase using ST01 timer

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Din rail fuse holder
Kripal auxiliary contact  Larger image
Auxiliary contacts or auxiliary switch: side-mount/ factory-installed or separate option
Most snap on without tools, or might require small screwdriver
Most auxiliary contacts have 1 NO and 1 NC
Kripal auxiliary contacts are factory-installed. Snap off with small screwdriver.
Push center contact block connection fully down to re-install
Kripal cvontactor
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Square D Auxiliary contacts
Schneider Auxiliary contactor
Eaton Auxiliary contacts
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Siemens Auxiliary contactor
Mars Auxiliary contactor
Noark auxiliary contact
Furnas Auxiliary contactor
3-phase motor wiring
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3 phase circuit
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Example 3 phase switch/timer circuit
Wire colors vary
3-phase breaker located in panel
3-phase 3-wire goes to contactor (or motor starter) and then to motor.
Grounding indicated, but ground wire not shown
No neutral wire shown, and not needed for example motor circuit
2 Hot wires pulled from 3-phase go to double-pole switch or timer.
Switch or timer activates motor starter or contactor, which starts motor.

Fused disconnected added between breaker and starter and motor, and is located at motor.
Required by code to protect anyone servicing motor and to protect wires and motor from overheat..
Fused disconnect added between 3-phase and double-pole switch or timer.
Required by code to protect anyone working on circuit, and to protect wires, switch and contactor

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How to wire 3-phase timer
3-phase motor starter wiring/ pdf
Onesto PST15A timer   AHC15A timer
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THC 15 timer
12-24-120 and 240 Volt
50/50 Hz 1 NO 1 NC
17 on-off each week

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THC 15 120 volt

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Sell sheet
3-pole contactor
Heavy amp loads: 20-90 amps
L terminals for Line wires from breaker
T terminals for load wires

3-pole contactor
3-pole definite purpose Contactor sizes approximately:
20-40 amp 3" tall x 2.4" wide
50-60 amp 3.75" tall x 2.7 wide
75-90 amp 4.5' tall x 3.5 wide
3-pole contactor
Light amp loads: 8-12 amps/ contact block connection
A1 A2 coil voltage
L terminals for Line wires from breaker
T terminals for load wires
Terminals 13-14 NO / terminals 21-22 NC
Other terminals apply to auxiliary blocks
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How to wire motor control contactor
Difference between contactor and relay
How to wire 3-phase
DC relays for solar power

Wiring for DC loads
DC contactor
DC circuit breaker
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Furnas contactor at Amazon
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Siemens 3RT motor contactor
Eaton 3 pole contactor with contact block connection
Allen-Bradley 3 pole contactor
Migro contactor
Fasco 3-pole contactor
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By coil voltage and amp rating

3 pole 24Volt coil
40 amp 3-pole 24V coil Packard
50 amp 3-pole 24V coil Mars
60 amp 3-pole 24V coil Packard
75 amp 3-pole 24V coil Mars
75 amp 3-pole 24V coil Norak

90 amp 3-pole 24Volt lug connection Norak

3--pole 24 Volt DC coil
Siemens 3RT10 up to 460 volt 5 Hp with auxiliary contacts


3-pole 120Volt coil
25 amp 3-pole 120V coil Brah
30 amp 120 volt coil Packard
30 amp 3-pole 120V coil Brah
30 amp 120 volt Mars
30 amp 120 coil Eaton
40 amp 120V coil at Amazon / Packard
50 amp 120V coil Norak
50 amp 120v coil Mars
50 amp 3-pole Migro
60 amp 3-pole 120Volt coil Packard
60 amp 3-pole 120V coil Mars
75 amp 3-pole 120V coil Norak
75 amp 3-pole 120V coil Mars
90 amp 3-pole 120 volt coil Square D
100 amp 3-pole Kripal

3 pole 208-240Volt coil
30 amp 3-pole 240V coil
30 amp 208-240 coil Mars

40 amp 208-240 volt Eaton
40 amp 208-240 Mars

50 amp 208-240 V Mars
60 amp 240 volt Mars
60 amp 3-pole 240V coil Mars
75 amp 3-pole 240V coil Norak
90 amp 3-pole 240Volt coil Norak
90 amp 3-pole 208-240Volt coil Mars


3 pole 277volt coil
20 amp 3-pole 277V coil Norak
30 amp 277V coil 3-pole Norak
30 amp 277V coil Mars
40 amp 3-pole 277V coil Norak
50 amp 3-pole 277V coil Norak
50 amp 3-pole 277V coil Mars
60 amp 3-pole 277v coil Norak
60 amp 277V coil Mars
75 amp 277V coil 3-pole Norak
75 amp 277V coil Mars
90 amp 277V coil 3-pole lug terminals Norak
90 amp 277 V coil Mars

3 pole 480Volt coil
30 amp 480V coil Mars

40 amp 480V coil at Amazon/ Brah
40 amp 480V coil Noark
40 amp 480V coil Mars
50 amp 480V coil Noark
50 amp 480V coil Mars
60 amp 480V coil Noark
60 amp 480V coil Mars
75 amp 480V coil Noark at Amazon
75 amp 480V coil Mars
90 amp 480V coil Noark at Amazon
90 amp 480V coil Mars

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Mars-Furnas contactor .pdf
contactor Basic contactor wiring:
Pull out the disconnect so electricity is OFF. Open wiring compartment on air conditioner. Use terminals to connect the smaller wires to line side of contactor. A capacitor will be connected to Load side of contactor.
Use 10-15 amp inline fuse on one of the two wires to protect timer and relay circuit from 50-60 amp air conditioner circuit. The fuse will protect entire length of circuit.
Prevent loose connection and risk of fire: Do not put two different gauge wires under the screw plate on contactor. Never put stranded wire under screw plate.

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Relays and contactors

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Intermatic enclosure 9-3 ⁄8" x 5-1 ⁄2" x 3-5 ⁄8"
Nema 3R outdoor Enclosure:
Nema3R Enclosures can be used for outside installation:
Image on left shows din rail timer, din rail fuseholder, and 3 relays mounted on the rail.
Estimated height of twin timer on the rail is 4-1/2" tall.
Off-delay timers will fit in 3-5/8" space if mounted directly to metal box, and not din rail/ twin timer on the rail is 4-1/2" tall. The box on left: twin timer is too tall and would be attached to side of enclosure.
The control box circuit shown in image on left is used for outdoor lighting.
Bud Industries box
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Nema3R enclosures
Hoffman 8 x 6 x 4 Nema 3R
Hoffman 6x6x6
Bud industries 11x7x5 box without knockouts
Din rail
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Compare enclosures
Twin timer wiring
Off delay wiring
surge protection
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Multimeter

Test for breaks in wire/ Test for voltage
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Element tests for 120 volts
How to test wire
Safety when testing wires:
Never touch wet or previously flooded appliance.
Never stand on wet surface when working on electric.
Never stand on bare soil, put down dry boards.
Tape tester leads to wood sticks to keep hands away from power.
Use non-contact voltage tester before touching wires.
Never touch or lean into any made of metal.
Remove metal objects from pockets.
Do not use oxygen or fuel accelerants in same room as electrical repairs

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Basic house wiring

Non-contact voltage tester

Test for power without touching connectors
NEVER assume power is OFF
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How to test electric power is off
wire connector assortment

Twist-on wire connector assortments

Do not reuse old connectors
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Weatherproof wire connector

Weatherproof wire connector

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Use solid copper wire
Fire inside timer caused by stranded wire
Keep enclosure door closed at all times
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