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#66055 - 05/19/06 07:03 PM Blowout coil!  
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Is a blowout coil connected in series with the line of a motor?


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#66056 - 05/19/06 07:10 PM Re: Blowout coil!  
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No. A blowout coil is used in a switching device to extinguish or "blow out" the arc produced when contacts make or break.


#66057 - 05/22/06 03:28 PM Re: Blowout coil!  
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IT IS IN SERIES WITH THE STATIONARY CONTACT OF THE RELAY OR CONTACTOR. IF IT IS THE "M" CONTACTOR IF A DC MOTOR IT IS IN SERIES WITH A1, AND CAN BE OPEN.



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