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For more than 15 years, AMETEK Switch has designed and manufactured a comprehensive line of high quality DC contactors and solenoids for a wide range of applications. AMETEK Switch is a unit of AMETEK, Inc., a leading global manufacturer of electronic instruments and electrochemical devices with more than 100 manufacturing facilities, sales and service centers around the world. To learn more about the many divisions of AMETEK, please visit us at

DC Contactors

AMETEK Switch DC contactors are used in applications relying on a dependable power source including forklifts, electric vehicles, luxury boats, telecommunication systems, welding, uninterruptible power supplies and ground power generation.  AMETEK’s DC contactors are designed to operate in a variety of environments with currents of 100 to 2,000 amps and can handle up to 500 volts . To meet individual size and weight requirements, AMETEK manufactures a wide variety of existing field proven designs.


AMETEK’s exclusive MagnalatchTM family of patented protected designs handle currents of up to 2,000 amps and offer an economical option for applications not requiring significant amounts of contactor switching. The MagnalatchTM latched low voltage disconnect contactor is available with several options including custom bus-bars and side mounted feet for horizontal mounting.


AMETEK Solenoids are used in applications requiring economical dependability including forklifts, automotive, electric vehicles, agricultural and golf carts. Solenoids are available in metal and plastic case housings.  Metal case solenoids have ranges of 6 to 36 DC volts and operate in intermittent or continuous duty settings.  AMETEK’ metal case solenoid is a rugged design that can handle a high inrush of current using copper or silver fixed contacts in conjunction with a moving contact disk design.

AMETEK’s plastic case solenoids are IP67 compliant, range from 12 to 48 DC volts and operate in intermittent or continuous duty settings.  An industry leader of solenoid design and product enhancements, AMETEK solenoids are manufactured to handle a wide range of customer needs and specifications.

Around the world, customers turn to AMETEK Switch for reliability in electrical components. Our commitment to producing designed-right, priced-right components has made us a preferred engineering partner with some of the largest companies in most major industries and markets.