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What is the purpose of the red ``T`` shaped locking wedge that is provided on reversing D-Line contactors?

Why is there a red "T" shaped wedge on the TeSys D Line contactors? 

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IEC Contactors - GIC Product

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This holds the contacts in that contactor stationary to protect the interlock mechanism from possible damage during transit. If the reversing unit should take a hard impact, the interlock pin could be sheared off from both sets of contacts trying to close at the same time.

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