On Wed, Feb 1, 2012 at 2:10 PM, Karl Vacek <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Thanks, John, but if I use that or any other SPST solenoid, I have to use 4
> of them to get the same result as one DPDT relay/solenoid.
> Doable, just expensive - but maybe my best option - we'll see.
That's how every electric winch I've worked on has been wired, with
four big SPST solenoids set up to emulate a DPDT. Wells sell a couple
continuous duty relays that are probably suitable for your use. A
ford starter solenoid might be suitbable, depending on your usage
habits: the duty cycle is very low, and it will overheat.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: John Miller
> Subject: Re: [Shop-talk] 12VDC, 100A, DPDT NO relay
>> Even with a new winch, though, I'd like to get a 12VDC, 100A, DPDT NO
> Sounds to me like you're looking for a Ford starter solenoid.
> Donate: http://www.team.net/donate.html
> Suggested annual donation B $12.96
> Archive: http://www.team.net/archive
> Forums: http://www.team.net/forums
Suggested annual donation $12.96