How to Test a Solenoid- A Step by Step Guide

Wiring and power systems can be a little tricky to wrap your head around, especially when it comes to something as specific as a solenoid. This device is necessary with your vehicle’s starter in order to keep your vehicle running smoothly and efficiently. But you may be wondering, how do I know my solenoid works […]

What Is A Solenoid?

Overview Often times when working on high amperage applications a solenoid is incorporated into the wiring system. This is due to their ability to control a large output of power with very little power input. But, what is a solenoid?

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What is a Single Pole & Double Pole Electrical Switches?

What is a Single Pole & Double Pole Switch? It all has to do with how many circuits you want to control with one switch. It also depends on what you want that circuit to accomplish. Lets start with some basics. How does a switch work?   Types of Electrical Switch Actuation Configurations SPST switch […]

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How to Wire a Toggle Switch

Learning how to wire a toggle switch is simple. Using a toggle switch to actuate an electrical application is very common. You are able to hook up anywhere from 1 to 4 different accessories, depending on the configuration of your switch. Here we will wire a SPST (single pull, double throw) and a DPDT (double […]

Choosing a Custom Carling Rocker Switch

  Durability and reliability is essential. With the Carling V-Series, you get both custom to your needs. With the rigorous testing and high Carling standards, these Carling rocker switches are perfect for marine panels, trucks, buses, trailer, construction, farm, and recreation equipment. What I love about this line is the versatility.

Cole Hersee Plastic Solenoids

Cole Hersee plastic solenoids are constructed of glass-filled nylon, making them extremely light weight and durable. They are naturally resistant to corrosion compared to traditional metal housing solenoids. These plastic solenoids are resistant to high or low temperatures (-40°C to 60°C) allowing them to be used in a wide variety of applications.  Del City now […]