KILOVAC KCS03 Current-Sensing High-Voltage Contactor
600 A/28 VDC - 600 VDC bi-directional power switching in a rugged, compact package with integrated current sensor and current trip function
February 07, 2017
TE Connectivity (TE), a world leader in connectivity and sensors, recently introduced the KILOVAC current-sensing (KCS03) High-Voltage contactor, featuring an integrated current sensor with current trip function. KILOVAC current-sensing contactors eliminate the need for discrete current sensors, saving weight and space in military and commercial electric vehicles, power distribution and energy storage systems.
TE’s current-sensing contactors simplify configuration needs within rugged applications through its small size and flexible configuration. The sensor function includes a programmable trip, which allows immediate, delayed, or disabled trip. These contactors are hermetically sealed for reliable performance in most harsh, explosive and corrosive environments.
“TE’s KILOVAC current-sensing (KCS03) High-Voltage contactor, at 500 grams, is one of the smallest 600 A hermetically-sealed contactor in the industry,” said Earle Alldredge, product manager of global aerospace, defense & marine at TE Connectivity. “Its flexible configuration makes it ideal for a wide variety of applications, and it is well suited to many harsh environments.”
The 600 A/28 VDC – 600 VDC current-sensing contactors can be mounted in any orientation and include bidirectional switching capabilities to accommodate a range of applications. The integrated dual-coil electronic economizer with coil suppression is EMC compliant with no radiated coil emissions.
TE Connectivity Ltd. (NYSE: TEL) is a $14 billion global technology and manufacturing leader creating a safer, sustainable, productive, and connected future. For more than 75 years, our connectivity and sensor solutions, proven in the harshest environments, have enabled advancements in transportation, industrial applications, medical technology, energy, data communications, and the home. With 80,000 employees, including more than 8,000 engineers, working alongside customers in approximately 140 countries, TE ensures that EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS.