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Are the 8903 lighting contactors fully rated?

Issue:     
Are the 8903 lighting contactors fully rated? 

Product Line:
8903 lighting contactors 

Environment:
Products sold and used in the United States

Cause:
Are the 8903 lighting contactors fully rated? 

Resolution:
Yes. All Class 8903 Type ``S`` lighting contactors are fully rated for tungsten, ballast and resistive applications. Therefore the contactor may be used to control a load up to its full nameplate rating. Derating of the contactor is not necessary as is standard practice with circuit breakers and fuses.


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