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High current relay for home appliance applications

15th April 2019
Alex Lynn

It has been announced that Omron Electronic Components Business Europe has extended its popular G2RL power relay family with a new extra high capacity 23A model, for switching the heaviest current loads in home appliance, industrial and HVAC applications.

The new Omron G2RL-1A-E2-CV-HA features a low profile of just 16.7mm and is rated for operating temperatures up to 105°C. The 23A switching capacity of this model is significantly higher, previously the maximum capacity was 16A.

Features of the new relay include reinforced coil-contact insulation able to withstand a ten kilovolt Impulse voltage. The relay conforms to EN60335-1 for the Safety of Household appliances and has a Class F (UL1446) coil insulation system. The relays also conform to TUV(EN 61810-1) and UL 508/CSA C22.2 and CQC(GB21711.1) standards. Clearance and creepage distances are at least eight millimetres. The new relay is available in SPST-NO form.

Omron’s G2RL PCB relay family is the ideal low profile, high capacity switching solution for ovens, washing machines, boilers and HVAC equipment. The family offers a wide variety of 15.7mm high single pole, double pole relays with switching capacities of eight to 16A, including a high sensitivity type with a coil sensitivity of 250mW.

The relays conform to VDE (EN 61810-1/EN 60255-23) and UL 508/CSA C22.2 standards and CQC(GB21711.1) and meet VDE0700 regulations for safety of household and similar electrical appliances.

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