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Vacuum Contactor Applications for HVAC

Dependable Power Switching and Motor Starting Solutions for HVAC

Heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) units operate in a variety of process and manufacturing facilities across the globe. HVAC systems should be able to withstand harsh environments such as rain, winds, and debris. Therefore, the ideal power switching and motor starting solution for HVAC applications will be rugged and robust, yet compact and versatile.

Vacuum contactors help control the motor for HVAC units in industrial applications. As you can see in the illustration, the Joslyn Clark CV Series vacuum contactor is housed in the control panel of a utility room to help tell the HVAC motors when to switch on and off.

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Refrigeration, cooling, and ventilation equipment need an AC motor system to operate. Reliable power switching and motor starting is critical to dependable HVAC. Lags in the power supply or system start-up of an HVAC unit can affect the lifespan, leading to costly and time-consuming downtime. Process and manufacturing facilities rely on Joslyn Clark, where heavy-duty cycling of HVAC system motors require vacuum contactors to provide robust motor control and power supply.

Joslyn Clark vacuum contactors offer safe, dependable solutions with a small environmental footprint for use in a variety of motor starting and power supply applications. Leading HVAC manufacturing companies choose Joslyn Clark, a recognized leader in vacuum contactor design and manufacturing, for use in their systems. Joslyn Clark offers a full line of contactors, including CV, VC, and MVC, spanning the medium voltage range up to 12kV.
Featured Products

CV Series Compact Vacuum Contactor

Joslyn Clark’s Compact CV Series Vacuum Contactors and Starters are ideal for tough industrial applications. The compact design provides flexibility for retrofitting air break contactors, thus enabling an existing application to continue with maintenance cost and down time eliminated. Voltage raging from 600V to 1500KV and current ratings up to 600A are available.

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CV Series Vacuum Contactor

VC Series Low & Medium Voltage Vacuum Contactor

VC Series Low & Medium Contactors and Starters incorporate many useful features to insure ease of maintenance, versatility, and reliability. These 3-phase motor contactors achieve optimal performance in voltages from 200V to 3.6kV and are rated for 50 to 3,700HP.

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VC Series Low Voltage Vacuum Contactor

MVC Series Medium Voltage Vacuum Contactor

The Joslyn Clark USAVAC medium voltage vacuum contactors are 3-phase motor contactors built for control and protection in medium voltage applications ranging from 2300V to 7200V. Current ratings of 200-1200 ampere, and motor ratings up to 7000 HP at 6600V are available.

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MVC Series Medium Voltage Vacuum Contactor