motor contactor

Old 10-17-05, 02:38 PM
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motor contactor

Can someone tell me a simple way to test motor contactors and controls.I am talking about contactors and controls on appliances and central ac units.I have several commercial appliances such as industrial mixers and food prep equiptment also three ac units that I need to check out.
Old 10-18-05, 09:55 AM
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Basically apply the requisite current to the coil and check the contacts for zero resistance. If that doesn't work, check the resistance of the coil, should be less than 100 ohms usually.
Old 10-19-05, 02:15 PM
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Thank you

Thank you for the help ,that was simple enough.Thanks again.

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