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Want to wire in an after market contactor with aftermarket

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want to wire in an after market contactor with aftermarket STOP and START switches (1 NC,2) and 3,4 NO) it is a 4 pole 120vo coil contactor...... need a wire drawing where the wires from the switches to the contactor go?? It is an older HOBART 60 quart
mixer that had a on-off cable which has to be replaced the mixer is 3 phase 200-240v
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Electrical
Expert:  AssuredElectrical replied 1 year ago.

Welcome. My name is ***** ***** would be glad to assist.

I see the start stop push buttons on the mixer, the question I have, are they maintained or momentary?

The difference int he two, is the momentary switches require an auxillary contact to hold the contactor closed and the maintained switches do not.

Let me know and we can continue.


Customer: replied 1 year ago.
It has a momentary on the START switch and a STOP has a maintained switch
Expert:  AssuredElectrical replied 1 year ago.

Thanks for the response and information.

Can you please verify?

Looking at the start-stop, I do not see anyway to reset the stop if it is maintained?

Normally both are the same. Never seen one with both being different.

If maintained, the pushing of the start resets the stop and the pushing of the stop resets the start.

If only the stop is maintained, how do you get the stop reset?

Do you have an auxillary contact on the side of the contactor?

Need to be sure, thanks

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