High performance contactors from Sensata GIGAVAC are ideal for these applications. Sensata GIGAVAC is an innovator with its robust hermetic sealing technology and a partner of choice with its strong engineering support and commitment to world class operations. In particular, the new GV21 Series is ideal for small, high power applications, since these compact contactors are filled with an inert gas to increase switching performance and voltage isolation, while minimizing contact resistance, size and weight.

The GV21 is suitable as a main contactor on both the positive and negative conductors for the many packs in the 12VDC to 900VDC range at continuous operating currents up to 150A. Additionally, the P series of contactors is suitable for higher voltage applications up to 80 A at 1500 VDC and PCB mounted applications. This can be continuous power levels from 3kW to 100kW, including forklifts, AWP’s, AGV’s, golf carts, lawn mowers, ATV’s, motorcycles, drones, home energy storage, solar PV and chargers. The GV21 and P Series are also suitable as a precharge contactor on these packs.

Learn more about the Sensata Contactors for Small Battery Packs here.