Hi/Low Voltage Separation – Helping You Stay Safe

Tech Tuesday Hi/Low Voltage Separation

You’ve been using our RIB® products for a while, but sometimes have concerns about hi/low voltage separation. Maybe just fearful of wiring up the low voltage coil input next to the high voltage relay output. So this begs the question… Does Functional Devices make a RIB® relay that can keep all this voltage separated?”

Well, we have the perfect product line for you! Here at Functional Devices, the design of our products is greatly influenced by customer feedback. With that feedback, we created the line of Hi/Low Voltage Separation relay devices and power supplies.

45 Hi/Low Voltage Separation Models

RIBTH1S Hi/Low Voltage SeparationGo to our Relays page and you will see all the different relay devices that feature “Hi/Low Separation.” The relays range in contact ratings, from 10A rated to 30A rated. There are also many coil input options, ranging from 10-30 Vac/dc, 120 Vac, or 208-277 Vac.

With the coil input separated from the relay output, you can have peace of mind that any low voltage used to power the coil is away from the high voltage load that is being controlled by the relay contacts. This may also be a better product for the next project you have where you know the inspector wants to see a physical separation of the input and output of the relay.

We also have a series of Hi/Low Voltage Separation Power Supplies. A separate wiring compartment (with removable cover) allows you to safely access the low voltage removable terminal blocks. This will eliminate the need for personal protective equipment (PPE), saving you time and money in installation and maintenance.

If you have any technical questions or comments, feel free to drop us a line via email or give us a call! We’ll do our best to help out.

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Sam Klennert
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Meet Samuel Klennert – you can call him Sam. He was born and raised amongst the farmland of Indiana, which includes corn, soybeans, and sometimes wheat. Sam graduated from Purdue University with a Bachelors degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering Technology in 2015.

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