IFC (IFC4X3) development Pset_SwitchingDeviceTypeContactor Semantic definition

An electrical device used to control the flow of power in a circuit on or off. Applicable entities Properties

Name Property Type Data Type Description
ContactorType IfcPropertyEnumeratedValue PEnum_ContactorType

A list of the available types of contactor from which that required may be selected where:

CapacitorSwitching: for switching 3 phase single or multi-step capacitor banks. LowCurrent: requires the use of low resistance contacts. MagneticLatching: enables the contactor to remain in the on position when the coil is no longer energized. MechanicalLatching: requires that the contactor is mechanically retained in the on position. Modular: are totally enclosed and self contained. Reversing: has a double set of contactors that are prewired. Standard: is a generic device that controls the flow of power in a circuit on or off.


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