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Re: DC relays .Purpose of the diode
Posted to Technical Theory Forum on 8/4/2018 2 Replies

The purpose of the diode across a relay is if the relay is used to control an inductive load, such as any type of motor, ac clutch, or any other similar load, then when the relay opens there is an inductive kickback which can cause premature burning of the con... Login to read more.

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