AFS contactors for safety applications

AFS contactors for safety applications

Help make your system safer

Designed for machine safety applications, AFS Contactors come with factory mounted contact blocks (mechanically linked and mirror contacts) making them ideal for monitoring and controlling circuits. ABB’s complete range of safety components make protection systems easier to build.


Main benefits

  • Complying with main safety standards EN ISO 13849 and EN 62061 guaranteeing the safe use of machinery and equipment
  • Contactors status guaranteed with factory mounted auxiliary contact blocks
  • Easy safety chain identification with the yellow housing
  • Simplify calculation of installation safety level with safety values available in FSDT and Sistema tools

Main features

  • Up to 400 kW – 400 V AC-3, 600 hp – 480 V and 1050 A – 690 V AC-1, 900 A – general usee
  • B10d values available for the entire range
  • Fast opening times as low as 20 ms for certain AFS contactors with PLC interface
  • Mirror and mechanically linked contacts with 3rd party certificate
  • Low energy auxiliary contacts feature a minimum switching capacity 12 V, 3 mA 10-7
  • Built-in surge suppression