Archive for the ‘Relays’ Category

Working of Contactors

There are posts on the working of relays, types of relays and so on. To know about them click on the links below. TAKE A LOOK : WORKING OF RELAYS A contactor is also a type of relay. Although they have been explained in earlier posts, their wide use and significance needs to be explained in detail. Features of Contactors A contactor is a relay that is used for switching power. They usually handle very heavy loads like an electric motor, lighting and heating equipments and so on. Though their output is used for switching very high loads, they are…

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Types of Relays

Types of Relays In this article, the different types of relays like overload protection relay, solid state relay, solid state contactor relay, Buchholz relay, Mercury Wetted relay and many more are explained with diagrams. . In my earlier post I have alreaady explained the working of relays, and their design and construction. TAKE A LOOK : WORKING OF RELAYS TAKE A LOOK : HOW TO TEST A RELAY Now, let us take a look at the types of relays that are available for industrial use. Basic Relays Before going on to a deeper classification of the relays there are some…

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Working of Relays

Working of Relays In this article, the basics of a relay like energized relay and de-energized relay are explained in detail. Also, the design, construction, working, applications, and also relay selection is explained in detail. What is a relay? We know that most of the high end industrial application devices have relays for their effective working. Relays are simple switches which are operated both electrically and mechanically. Relays consist of a n electromagnet and also a set of contacts. The switching mechanism is carried out with the help of the electromagnet. There are also other operating principles for its working….

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