When to Choose A Vacuum Contactor Over A Vacuum Breaker

Learn More About How to Choose Between a Vacuum Contactor and a Vacuum Breaker Based on Your Application.

When applied appropriately, both the vacuum contactor and medium voltage vacuum breaker can provide your facility with reliable power switching and optimal service. In instances where the switching device is applied improperly, you may find maintenance costs are higher, and your facility may experience unnecessary downtime. Be confident in your power switching device by understanding the design and purpose of each type. This whitepaper covers:

  • Application Considerations
  • Size, Operating Life and Current Chop Advantages
  • Comparison of Characteristics