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Difference between Safety Relay and General Relay

FAQ No. FAQ02435

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What is the difference between the Safety Relay and the General Relay?


Safety Relay with forcibly guided contactsGeneral Relay
Forcibly guide contacthaveNot have
Detect the contact weldingDetect the opposite contact.
e.g. A contact occurred the weld, detect the b contact condition.
Not able
Contact welding, miss contactNo difference.
Safety relay is able to design the safety circuit by using the forcibly guide contact when the trouble happened.
Basic operation,
open/close or isolation
No difference
C contactNot availableavailable
Applicable ModelsG7SA Series
G7S Series
MY Series
LY Series and others