Relays and contactors are two of the most commonly used components in electrical circuits, but they have some major differences that should be considered before selecting one or the other. What’s the Difference Between a Contactor and a Relay? Relays A relay is a switch that opens and closes an electrical circuit when triggered by… Read more »
NEMA, or the National Electrical Manufacturers Association, is a body that sets standards for electrical products used in the US. History of NEMA Ratings Established in 1926, this esteemed organization has played a pivotal role in fostering a uniform standard of safety and quality across the industry. Through its unwavering commitment to excellence, it has… Read more »
The Arke position limit switch by TER is a sturdy and reliable switch designed for controlling the movement of overhead traveling cranes, hoists, and complex machine tools. It is particularly suitable for use in harsh operating conditions.
Crane and hoist controls are used to operate the various functions of a crane or hoist, such as raising and lowering the load, moving the load horizontally, and rotating the crane or hoist. Controls can be either manual or electric. Manual or Electric Hoist Controls: What’s the Difference? Manual controls are typically used on smaller… Read more »
Springer Controls offers the CR460 series of lighting contactors from ABB. Your Lighting Contactor Guide Number of Poles Poles can be added to the base as single poles or double poles to create the desired total number of poles in the circuit. Each pole is rated for 30A for lighting applications. Poles can be converted… Read more »