Universal, non-positional mounting and adapters for screw or push-on terminals
Replaces 3- and 5-terminal potential relays
This Supco APR5 wire-to-wire adjustable potential relay is used to start 1-phase, capacitor-type motors in air conditioning and refrigeration applications. It is a replacement part with adjustable settings for wire-to-wire replacement of most potential relays with 110 to 270 VAC pickup voltage. It has a safety time-out of 1 to 1.5 sec, at which point the contacts will open if the motor does not start. It has universal, non-positional mounting and adapters for screw or push-on terminals. This adjustable potential relay replaces 3- and 5-terminal potential relays and is suitable for use with single phase motors or air conditioning and refrigeration compressors up to 5 hp.
Time setting range
0.05 – 100 sec
-40 to +150 degrees F
1.5 x 2.25 x 1.75" (H x W x D)
*H is height, the vertical distance from the lowest to highest point; W is width, the horizontal distance from left to right; D is depth, the horizontal distance from front to back.
Relay switches (also called an electrical relay or an electrical relay switch) use a small amount of power to control a larger source of power connected to electrical devices such as car motors, computers, and lighting installations. A basic relay switch has a control circuit with an electromagnetic coil and a load circuit with contacts and a lever. When current flows into the relay switch, it moves through the coil and a magnetic field is created, which causes the lever in the load circuit to move between contacts, either turning the device on or off. In a normally open (NO) relay switch, when power is supplied to the relay, the load circuit is closed and the power source connected to the relay is turned on. In a normally closed (NC) relay switch, when power is supplied to the relay, the load circuit is open and the power source connected to the relay is turned off. In other types of relay switches, non-moving parts such as transistors or semiconductors can be used as the control circuit to operate the switching mechanism. Relay switches can be controlled with an external switch, such as a light switch, or they can be connected to an automatically switched power source, such as a car ignition. One relay can operate multiple switches, and multiple relays can be operated with a single switch, with each relay operating independently from the other relays in the system.
Supco manufactures test instruments and replacement parts for heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration systems. The company, founded in 1945, is headquartered in Allenwood, NJ.
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