World's Smallest Electrical Contactor Saves Space, Provides Dependable Power Control

New product addresses need for reliable, flexible power control for lighting, heating pumps, compressors, HVAC and more

Jun 04, 2015, 07:55 ET from Industrial Control Direct

ARLINGTON, Texas, June 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Industrial Control Direct announced it now carries IMO MA series micro contactors, the most compact IEC style contactors on the market measuring just 1.375 inches wide. When saving space is a key objective, these micro contactors are an optimal solution, providing the necessary power control while fitting easily in small din rails or distribution boxes.

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IMO Precision Control's newest product innovation is the smallest electrical IEC style contactor in the world and compares to relays used in vending machines and refrigeration units with exposed pigtail connectors. IMO micro contactors are also comparable in size to a standard relay and help maximize space in any application.

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This series offers a reversing contactor with mechanical interlock. Designed for greater flexibility in design and production, this versatile range is engineered to meet the evolving needs of interfacing with electric or electronic circuits.

Performance and Flexibility

Whether in cooling and heating or packaging applications, engineers are constantly seeking ways to save space. IMO's MA series micro contactors were designed for control of small motors and light-duty loads where space is at a premium. These micro contactors not only save space, but provide powerful switching of resistive and motor loads. 

Safety and Reliability

In addition to saving space, today's engineers require safe, reliable components to minimize breakdown losses and avoidable maintenance costs. In order to meet this requirement, IMO ensured the new product is equipped with necessary safety approvals. The MA series micro contactors hold CE and UL safety ratings and are available in several voltage variations. They provide a contact clearance less than 3mm in compliance with IEC 60335-1 safety specifications. The product also features finger safe terminals which contribute to personnel safety.

Pricing and Availability

IMO MA series micro contactors are available for purchase from Industrial Control Direct starting at approximately $18. Customers can purchase the product online at or over the phone at (817) 375-0023. The company accepts purchase orders and NET30/NET45 accounts are available. The product is backed by a one year warranty.

About Industrial Control Direct
For engineers who don't want to spend precious time searching for cost-effective, reliable industrial control solutions, Industrial Control Direct (ICD) is the first online distributor to provide a complete range of components sourced from one of the world's finest manufacturers. Unlike larger online distributors, ICD provides convenience, product expertise, and customer service to save you time and money.
Backed by outstanding warranties, our products provide exceptional quality at a competitive price. We are committed to safety and our products are UL, cUL, CSA and CE certified. Call (817) 375-0023 or visit


Ariel Brown
Marketing Coordinator
Industrial Control Direct
(817) 375-0023



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