Definite Purpose Contactors

Exclusively Designed for your HVACR and low-duty applications!


DP Contactors starting at only $8.09! Contact us for details.

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Product Features

  • Compact size – Three (3) frame sizes per pole for devices rated from 20A to 90A.
  • Recognizable, sleek family appearance across all three poles.
  • Standard range of AC operating coils for control circuit applications: 24V, 120V, 208-240V, and 277V.
  • Available upon special request, 20A to 40A 3 Pole (Series 290) devices available in Dual frame for reversing applications.
  • UL Recognized.
  • NOTE: Series 290 Definite Purpose Contactors are not available for guaranteed same-day shipping. Consult factory for details.

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c3controls’ Definite Purpose Contactors are engineered specifically to provide the best value in the industry, catering to low-duty application controls up to 600VAC.

c3controls Series 280 and Series 290 Definite Purpose Contactors are designed to meet your power switching application, right down to the number of power poles. Commonly used in the HVAC industry, definite purpose contactors can help you save money and premium panel space.

c3controls’ line of Definite Purpose Contactors offers a range of features, functionalities and unmatched performance level for a wide range of low-duty applications.

The complete range of c3controls’ Series 280 Non-Reversing and Series 290 Reversing Definite Purpose Contactors offer enhanced features and high efficiency at 1-, 2-, and 3- poles, while having a sleek family appearance.

NON-REVERSING

  • Multiple pole configurations, up to 3
  • Single pole contactors include a shunt for termination and feed-through of Neutral line
  • Three (3) frame sizes per pole for devices rated from 20A to 90A (FLA)
  • Most common AC coil voltages: 24V, 120V, 208-240V, 277V
  • Multi-point coil terminals

REVERSING

  • 3 + 3-Pole, dual frame configuration – ideal for reversing applications
  • Only one frame size for devices rated from 20A to 40A (FLA)
  • Integrated Mechanical Interlock to avoid simultaneous switching of both the frames
  • Most common AC coil voltages: 24V, 120V, 208-240V, 277V

Designed with the highest quality while providing reliable load switching of low duty applications.

c3controls’ line of Series 280 Non-Reversing and Series 290 Reversing Definite Purpose Contactors provide reliable load switching of low-duty equipment such as compressors, blowers, and furnaces.

Proven

Our Series 280 and 290 Definite Purpose Contactors are UL Recognized, meeting essential standards requirements.

Easy to Install

Panel-mountable with four screws, one in each corner, for fast and simple installation.

Added Safety

The durable, impact-resistant Class F-type contactor frame is insulated to guard against physical and electrical damage.

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Definite Purpose Contactors for Numerous Applications

Originally designed for HVAC, Definite Purpose Contactors have attracted several other industries by offering reliability, convenience, cost savings and much more.

At c3controls, we’ve engineered our DP Contactors to offer the best value in the industry by reducing installation costs and increasing equipment performance product features so great we made a video about them!

Check out our DP Contactors in our latest commercial.

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