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Mechanical and Electrical Life for NEMA Starters and Contactors

Issue:
What are the mechanical and electrical life in number of cycles for the NEMA contactors and starters?

Product Line:
NEMA Starters and Contactors - GIC Product

Environment:
US Product

Cause:
Product Specifications

Resolution:
The life expectancy is based on the NEMA size of the device as follows:

NEMA Size - Mechanical Operations - Electrical Operations
00 - 6,000,000 - 600,000
0 - 10,000,000 - 1,000,000
1 - 10,000,000 - 1,000,000
2 - 10,000,000 - 1,000.000
3 - 5,000,000 - 500,000
4 - 3,000,000 - 300,000
5 - 2,000,000 - 200,000
6 - 1,500,000 - 150,000
7 - 500,000 - 50,000
 
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