5A/ 240Vac DPDT Miniature Relay

Code: N13AW

Product details

5A/ 240Vac DPDT Miniature Relay

Fully enclosed general purpose relay available in DPDT solder tag contact arrangements, with 240Vac coil. PCB & DIN rail sockets are available.
Contact details:
Maximum current 5A
Maximum voltage 240Vac
Maximum switching
power 1200VA resistive
150W resistive
Contact resistance <50mΩ
Operate time 20ms max.
Release time 20ms max.
Insulation resistance 100MΩ at 500Vdc
Mechanical life >10 million operations
Electrical life >100,000 operations at full load
Contact material AgCdO(Silver Cadmium oxide)
Coil details:
Nominal Operate Coil Current at
voltage range(V) resistance nominal
240Vac 192-264 15700Ω±5% 14mA
Size of Base 72 x 22.7mm (DPDT)
Height of Body 30mm

Does the N36AW Relay Socket fit the N13AW Relay as described?

Asked by: Austin
YES if you look at the bottom of the listing for N36AW (see link) http://www.maplin.co.uk/p/8-pin-relay-socket-din-n36aw You will see the following information is clearly displayed. Compatible with the following relays N13AW Power Relay 5 A DPDT 240 Vac N41AW Power Relay 5 A DPDT 12 Vdc is clearly displayed
Answered by: Les
Date published: 2017-03-28

Can the coil of this relay be left permanently energised? I need to use it to operate a change-over if the mains supply fails and I am concerned about possible over-heating (power dissipation appears to be around 3W)

Asked by: Graham D
Sorry No: The specifications for the relay are laid out in the provided datasheet on the product listing (Downloads) https://maplindownloads.s3-eu-west-1.amazonaws.com/n13aw-6706.pdf Contact resistance 50m&Omega; Maximum Operate time 20mS Maximum
Answered by: Les
Date published: 2017-01-27

What is the switching voltage for this relay,please? I want to switch a 30V 6amp current on when a 240 volt source becomes live

Asked by: Mike
No, I am sorry but the s use. item will not work for thi
Answered by: Dominic
Date published: 2016-12-15

Hello, Does this relay come with a DIN mounted base? If not, can you tell me the part number for the correct base? Many thanks

Asked by: Glyn
It does not the part number is N19AW.
Answered by: Russell
Date published: 2017-03-27

What is the part number for the DIN rail socket to match this relay?

Asked by: ToolGuyFred
Unfortunately we do not stock the din rail socket for this relay.
Answered by: Billy
Date published: 2015-07-17
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Bulk Prices

Item code Item name Quantity Price
N13AW 5A/ 240Vac DPDT Miniature Relay (100+) £3.59
N13AW 5A/ 240Vac DPDT Miniature Relay (25+) £3.83
N13AW 5A/ 240Vac DPDT Miniature Relay (10+) £4.07
N13AW 5A/ 240Vac DPDT Miniature Relay (5+) £4.31
N13AW 5A/ 240Vac DPDT Miniature Relay (1+) £4.99

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