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Schaltbau to supply new contactor for 800 V EV platform

Schaltbau, a DC technology safety component and system provider, will deliver its new C801 high-voltage contactor for a German manufacturer’s EV platform.

Production is set to start at the end of 2024 in Schaltbau’s NExT Factory in Velden, Bavaria. The series production order has a duration of several years and a volume in the tens of millions. The 800 V EV platform uses the C801 as an interlocking contactor in the battery box (battery disconnect unit or junction box). A patented mechanical interlock system prevents the battery units from short-circuiting even in the event of shocks of up to 120 g per 20 ms.

“The flexible, automated production plant and the modular design of many Schaltbau components mean rapid scaling up of production is possible, and that parts can be made quickly available, even for custom requirements,” Schaltbau said. 

Source: Schaltbau

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