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anyone used the volt gen 1 contractors?
from what I gather they are paralleled for 400A and 380v.
Im guessing they are controlled by 12vdc?
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you say "they" as in plural?
I have reconfigured then(2) for parallel.
How many amps did you run thru"them" when it welded closed?
normally welded contacts are from overloading.
The only rating I see for Panasonic is 125A,which Im guessing is full time,
I see nothing on intermittent.

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They as in one in the positive line and one in the negative line - and I did overload them a wee bit - probably about 700 amps

Running several in parallel is not normally recommended as you don't know how they will share
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