December 20, 2021
TDK extends HVC offerings with addition of new compact, high-voltage contactors
TDK Corporation (TSE: 6762) has extended its range of bipolar DC high-voltage contactors to include the new HVC43 (B88269X3**0C011) series. These products complete the existing range by offering continuous currents from 150 A DC to 250 A DC and operating voltages of up to 1000 V DC. The contactors are available in 12 V or 24 V coils with a power consumption of 6 W.
The new HVC43 series types provide compact dimensions of 78 x 40.4 x 74.5 mm (L x W x H), weigh 300 g, and are 30 per cent smaller and lighter than the HVC200, HVC300, and HVC500 types, designed for voltages of up to 1200 V DC and continuous currents of 500 A DC.
The contactors include a hermetically sealed gas-filled ceramic arc chamber, offering outstanding extinguishing properties, and are specially designed to quickly shut down high direct currents of lithium-ion batteries in vehicles, charging stations, or energy storage systems.
Main fields of application
- Shut down high direct currents of lithium-ion batteries in vehicles
- Charging stations
- Energy storage systems
Main features and benefits
- Bipolar design
- Switching voltages and currents of up to 1000 V DC and 250 A DC
- Gas-filled ceramic arc chambers to quickly shut down high currents
- Small dimensions and low weight
Continuous current [A DC]
Coil voltage [V DC]
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