Control Relays

Control relays are vital parts of electronic systems. To define them in general they are components that follows the electricity entering the system. Before proceeding to detailed explanation let’s first deal with the question of what control relays are.

What is a Control Relay?

Control relays keep track of electricity entering the system. Their primary mission is to carry out the task defined with the situation by interfering the circuit when more or less energy enters the system than the calibrated gauges. Such as stopping or starting up. Thus they protect the systems they are included in from malfunctions. They enchance the efficiency and reduce the cost of operation.
Although every system has it’s own operating value, each device in the system can has it’s own operation value span. Therefore several types of it exists. Their functions and working principles are similiar.

Major Control Relay Types

You can find detailed information about every type in their respective pages. To go to related pages please click the titles below.

Things to take into consideration when choosing a control relay

As there are various control relays the first subject will be it’s area of use. It’s compatibility with the devices it will be connected to and operating ranges it will control are the most important topics. Of course you should take the physical conditions of the area it will be used in into consideration as well.

It is also important to examine the features of the screens they are projecting the momentary measurements and how they give warnings. If you have a system that you are constantly keeping track of with your eyes you should use the ones with clean and easily visible screens. In case of an issue they should give easily recognizable warnings.

Whichever kind of model you choose essential subject is the ability to detect errors and make decisions. The faster and the more precise a control relay is about detecting errors, the more effect potantial it has. On the other hand it must make decisions instantly fit to the perceived error and take action the fastest way.