TeSys™ VLS Disconnect Switches

Refer to Catalog 9400CT1601

Disconnect Switches, 16–125 A

  • Versions: DIN rail mounting, door mounting, and rear mounting
  • Wide range of accessories
  • Changeover switches
  • Conforming to UL 60947-4-1 (16–63 A) or UL 98 (63–125 A) specifications

Style

DIN Rail, Rear Mounting

Door Mounting

Width

36 mm (1.42 in.)

70 mm (2.75 in.)

36 mm (1.42 in.)

70 mm (2.75 in.)

Ampere rating

16

25

32

40

63

63

80

100

125

16

25

32

40

63

80

100

125

Three pole

4th pole—simultaneous closing

4th pole—early-make closing

Fuse holder

Mechanical 6-8 pole coupling system

Mechanical interlock for line switching

Interpreting the Catalog Number

Some combinations are not available. Use this table only for interpreting the catalog number.

Interpreting the Catalog Number

Example

VLS

3P

016

R

1

Description

Disconnect switch

1P = 1 pole
3P = 3 poles

016 = 16 A
025 = 25 A
032 = 32 A
040 = 40 A

063 = 63 A
080 = 80 A
100 = 100 A
125 = 125 A

D = Door mounting
R = DIN rail mounting

1 = Small size (16–63 A), UL 508
2 = Large size (63–125 A), UL 98

Example

VLSH

2

S

5

R

Description

Rotary handle

1 = Recessed, 65 x 65 mm
2 = Protruding, 65 x 65 mm
3 = Pistol grip, 75 mm dia.
4 = Protruding, 48 x 48 mm

H = Hole fixing
S = Screw mounting

5 = 5 mm shaft opening
7 = 7 mm shaft opening

B = Black
BC = Black, changeover
BD = Black, defeatable
R = Red
RD = Red, defeatable

Example

VLSS

150

5

Description

Shafts

Length:
150–500 mm

Cross-section:
5 = 5 mm
7 = 7 mm

Example

VLS

1P

040

R

1

S

Description

Additional Poles

Number of Poles:
1P = 1 Pole

Current:
016 = 16 A
to
125 = 125 A

Mounting:
R = DIN rail mounted
D = Door mounted

Body Size:
1 = Small size (16–63 A)
2 = Large size (63–125 A)

Closing:
S = Simultaneous closing

E = Early Make closing

Example

VLS

1N

R

1

Description

Ground and Neutral Terminals

1G = 1 Pole Ground terminal
1N = 1 Pole Neutral terminal

R = DIN rail mounted
D = Door mounted

1 = Small size (16–63 A), UL 508
2 = Large size (63–125 A), UL 98

Example

VLS

A

11

R

1

S

Description

Auxiliary contacts

A = Auxiliary contact

10 = 1 N.O.
11 = 1 N.O. + 1 N.C.

R = DIN rail mounted
D = Door mounted

Blank = Size 1 and 2
1 = Size 1
2 = Size 2

S = Simultaneous closing
E = Early make closing

Product Overview

VLS3P016R1–

VLS3P063R1

 

Compact Size

The three-pole 16–63 A disconnect switches are made up of a single unit body, a mere 36 mm (1.4 in.) wide, while those rated 63–125 A are only 70 mm (2.8 in.) wide.

Accessory Flexibility

Mounting and removal of the fourth pole and add-on blocks are simple and quick operations with no need for tools.

Certifications

All VLS disconnect switches are certified by cCSAus and are UL Listed for Canada and USA:

  • 16–63 A types: certified according to UL 60947-4-1 / CSA 22.2 n° 60947-4-1-14 standards

  • 63–125 A types: certified according to UL 98 / CSA 22.2 n° 4 standards

Three-Pole Disconnect Switches

VLS3P063R2–

VLS3P125R2

VLS3P016D1–

VLS3P040D1

VLS3P063D2–

VLS3P125D2

Certifications and Compliance (● = certification obtained)

Catalog number

cULus per UL 60947-4-1 /
CSA C22.2 n° 60947-4-1-14
UL Listed (File E487906)

cULus per UL 98 /
CSA C22.2 n° 4
UL Listed (File E487907)

IEC/EN 60947-1,
IEC/EN 60947-3

VLS3P016R1–VLS3P040R1

Compliant

VLS3P063R1

VLS3P016D1–VLS3P040D1

VLS3P063R2–VLS3P125R2

VLS3P063D2–VLS3P125D2

Selection—Three-Pole Disconnect Switches

Catalog number

IEC conventional free air thermal current (Ith), AC21A (≤690 V)

(A)

IEC rated operational current (Ie)

AC22A (≤690 V), AC23A (≤415 V)

(A)

UL general use at 600 Vac

(A)

DIN rail mounting version, complete with black handle. For rear-mounting version, separately purchase the handle and shaft extension. Refer to Rotary Handles and Selection—Shaft Extensions, Terminal Covers, Fuse Holders, and Fuse Blocks.

VLS3P016R1

16

16

16

VLS3P025R1

25

25

25

VLS3P032R1

32

32

32

VLS3P040R1

40

40

40

VLS3P063R1

63

45

60

VLS3P063R2

63

63

60

VLS3P080R2

80

80

100

VLS3P100R2

100

100

100

VLS3P125R2

125

125

100

Door-mounting version (no shaft required). Separately purchase the handle. Refer to page Rotary Handles.

VLS3P016D1

16

16

16

VLS3P025D1

25

25

25

VLS3P032D1

32

32

32

VLS3P040D1

40

40

40

VLS3P063D2

63

63

60

VLS3P080D2

80

80

100

VLS3P100D2

100

100

100

VLS3P125D2

125

125

100

UL / CSA Ratings

Catalog number

Horsepower

General use
at 600 Vac

(A)

Short-circuit rating
at 600 Vac

(kA)

Max. fuse rating
at 600 V

(A)

1 phase

3 phase

120 V

240 V

200–208 V

240 V

480 V

600 V

UL 60947-4-1 and CSA 22.2 n° 60947-4-1-14 [1]

VLS3P016••

1

2

5

5

10

10

16

5

30 (Type RK5)

VLS3P025••

1.5

3

7.5

7.5

15

20

25

5

30 (Type RK5)

VLS3P032••

2

5

10

10

20

20

32

5

45 (Type RK5)

VLS3P040••

2

5

10

15

20

25

40

5

45 (Type RK5)

VLS3P063R1

2

7.5

10

15

30

30

60

5

45 (Type RK5)

UL 98 and CSA C22.2 n° 4 [2]

VLS3P063••

3

7.5

20 [3]

20

40

40

60

50

60

VLS3P080••

3

10

25 [3]

25

40

40

100

50

100

VLS3P100••

5

10

30 [3]

30

50

50

100

50

100

VLS3P125••

7.5

10

30 [3]

30

60

60

100

50

100

Footnotes

  1. Ratings are valid for VLS3P•••R• and VLS3P•••D• types, according to UL 60947-4-1 and CSA 22.2 n° 60947-4-1-14. UL Listed for USA and Canada (cULus - File E487907) as Manual Motor Controllers, while the UL designation is “General Purpose Switch. Interrupteur Usage General” and “Suitable As Motor Disconnect.”
  2. Ratings are valid for VLS3P•••R• and VLS3P•••D• types, according to UL 98 and CSA C22.2 n° 4. UL Listed for USA and Canada (cULus - File E487907) as Open Type Switches – Open type unfused switch, while UL designation is “General Purpose Switch. Interrupteur Usage General.”
  3. Voltage value is not considered in UL98 / CSA 22.2 n° 4 standards, and so is not indicated in the UL product marking.

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