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How much current does the motor operator for a Powerpact H or J circuit breaker draw at terminals A2 and A4?


Issue:
How much current  does the motor operator for a Powerpact H or J circuit breaker draw at terminals A2 and A4?

Product line:
Powerpact H and J

Environment:
Electrical Distribution Systems

Cause:
Customers need to know specs. for design of control system.

Resolution:
For AC voltage the current to operate (500 VA/Volts) is the same on A4, A2, B2, B4; only the duration is different.  A4 and A2 are momentary; B2 and B4 are continous while the motor is running (600 ms maximum).
For DC voltage, the motor is controled with a PCB. In this case power is supplied through B4 and A4, A2, and B2 are low level ( less than 50mA ).

Power source and and components for motor operator must be designed for 500VA taking into account the inrush current is 2x operating current for 10 ms.
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