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Looking for 60 amp DC relay

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Posted by 'Captain' Kirk DeHaan on January 6, 2005, 7:58 pm
I am looking for a DC powered 60A DC relay to use as a disconnect for my
diverter.  I have a Trace SW2512 set up with the generator auto start.
I also have a 720 watt diverter routed through a 60A DC breaker.  My
intent is to have the inverter, using one of the relays provided,
energize the relay and take the diverter offline while the generator
runs.  I don't think arcing is an issue in this setup as the relay will
be normally closed and when energized there most likely will be no
diversion current flowing if the generator starts unattended.  If I
start it manually and the diverter is dumping load then I can use the

Any pointers?  What I have found doesn't fit the bill.



"Screw the planes, take a train", Me

Posted by Bub on January 6, 2005, 10:09 pm
Look at Mouser electronics, there are some with that rating, coil draws
about 500 ma not bad.

Posted by 'Captain' Kirk DeHaan on January 6, 2005, 11:33 pm
 Bub said the following on 1/6/2005 2:09 PM:

That does the trick!  Thanks.



"Screw the planes, take a train", Me

Posted by Rory Johnson on January 7, 2005, 1:26 am
 Try Newark InOne.


part number: 72C5477    6V coil with 35 ohm resistance
part number: 72C5478    9V coil with 80 ohm resistance
part number: 72C5479    12V coil with 145 ohm resistance
part number: 72C5480    24V coil with 575 ohm resistance
part number: 72C5481    48V coil with 2270 ohm resistance

price for any is $3.76


'Captain' Kirk DeHaan wrote:

Posted by nospam.clare.nce on January 7, 2005, 3:25 am
 On Thu, 06 Jan 2005 11:58:08 -0800, 'Captain' Kirk DeHaan

Get a battery isolator solenoid from a Ford Camper Special (or your
friendly auto parts store). Looks like a starter solenoid but rated
for continuous service.

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