Switch Contact Protection (Inductive), TB-108B

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Switch Contact Protection (Inductive)

Technical Bulletin 108B

Inductive Loads –

A reverse voltage is generated by stored energy in an inductive load when contacts open. This voltage can reach very high levels and is capable of damaging the contacts.

An RC network described below may be used to give protection.

Switch Contact Protection

Switch Contact Protection