A relay is an electrical switch that uses an electromagnet to control the flow of current between two circuits. It serves as an essential component in various applications, from automotive systems to industrial machinery. Relays are designed to handle high currents or voltages that might be dangerous for conventional switches. They act as remote-controlled switches, allowing a low-voltage signal to control a larger electrical load. When the relay's coil is energized, it creates a magnetic field that pulls the switch contacts together, completing the circuit and enabling the flow of current. Relays play a vital role in automating and controlling various electrical functions in vehicles and other systems.
Selecting the correct relay for your specific application is crucial to ensure proper functionality and safety. When choosing a relay, consider factors such as the type of load you're controlling (e.g., lights, motors, fans), the voltage and current requirements of the circuit, and whether you need additional features like delay timers or protection against voltage spikes. Some relays are designed to handle specific types of loads, such as high current or high voltage, so it's essential to choose a relay that matches your requirements. JEGS offers a variety of relays, including pre-wired relay boxes, 3-relay boxes, and individual relays, allowing you to find the right solution for your electrical needs.
JEGS provides a comprehensive selection of relays to cater to a wide range of applications. Our offerings include pre-wired relay boxes, which simplify wiring and installation by housing multiple relays in a single unit. These boxes are designed to help you manage and control various electrical functions efficiently. We also offer 3-relay boxes that can handle different circuits simultaneously, reducing the need for multiple separate relays. Whether you're upgrading your vehicle's electrical system or working on a custom project, JEGS has the relay options you need to enhance functionality and streamline wiring.
MSD Ignition 7564-HC High-Current Solid-State Relay w/4 Channels, 35 Amps Each [Red]
MSD Ignition 75643-HC High-Current Solid-State Relay w/4 Channels, 35 Amps Each [Black]
Painless Performance Products 30 Amp Relay Single Pole/Double Throw - Diode Suppressed
Painless Performance Products Micro Relay with Base & Terminals Single Pole/Double Throw
MSD Ignition Solid-State Normally Open Relay & Harness Kit 20 Amp Continuous Load