Contactors for HighVoltage LithiumIon Batteries

November 13, 2019 by EE Power Editorial

Contactors for High-Voltage Lithium-Ion Batteries.

TDK High Voltage-Contactors are designed with excellent extinguishing characteristics and can be used bipolar for charging and discharging. It is further available as a dual-coil non-bipolar version for increased load-cycle performance.
HVC series (ordering code B88269X***) meets the requirements for High-Voltage DC emergency disconnection applications in electric cars, trucks, busses and DC fast chargers.


  • High current capability of up to 500 A
  • High voltage capability of up to 1200 V
  • Bipolar design for charging and discharging 
  • Dual-coil non-bipolar design for  coil energy saving and increased load-cycle performance
  • Hermetically sealed and high-speed arc extinguishing
  • Long life-time due to excellent extinguish characteristics 
  • Optional detection of switching status using contactless auxiliary contacts
  • TDK testing laboratory available
  • TDK has advanced know-how based on 80 years of gas tube technology experience
  • UL 60947-4-1 approved
  • AEC-Q200 qualified
  • Local and worldwide engineering support


  • Battery management systems for electric vehicles
  • DC Charging stations for e-mobility applications
  • Photovoltaic and energy storage systems — using Lithium-Ion battery >400 V
  • Uninterruptable power supplies using high-voltage batteries