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Is it possible to use one AC contactor to run multiple motors at one time?

Issue: 
 Is it possible to use one contactor to run multiple motors?

Product Line:
Contactors and Starters

Environment:
Products sold and used in the United States
 
Cause:
Using one contactor for multiple motors
 
Resolution:
 
Yes, provide separate overloads for each motor and size the contactor according to total Hp and FLA of all the motors added together.
PLEASE NOTE: This is allowed by the NEC only under specific circumstances. Also, we will not provide equipment with multiple overloads due to UL listing requirements.



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