AC & DC Voltage through Relay

Old 11-15-14, 07:30 PM
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AC & DC Voltage through Relay

I want to use 24VDC to control the coil on a relay.
I want to use it switch two wires, basically to break two circuits using a guard switch. Although one circuit is 24VDC and the other 24VAC. Is it okay to run them through the same relay? Obviously they won't be in contact with each other because they'll be switching apart. Should I avoid it even if it should work fine?
An alternative maybe?

Old 11-15-14, 10:37 PM
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Welcome to the DIY forum.

What you propose is fine and dandy as long as the relay contacts are rated for the load you will be applying. This is what relays are for.
Old 11-16-14, 06:57 AM
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Have you considered the RIB relays they are a slick device?

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