Not really. That's like saying that all lamps over 300 watts are to be called lamps and those less than 300 watts are to be called light bulbs. A difference between control voltage and switching voltage isn't really a discriminator either.
Is the "condenser" in the ignition of your pre-1980s car not a capacitor, just because the auto mechanic calls it by that name?
There is a difference. Contactors are usually used when driving motors. They have a higher voltage rating to prevent arc-over when stopping a motor. Relays are often used in control circuits and have lower voltage ratings. N.B. There is a voltage rating for the coil that pulls-in the contacts, and a different voltage / current rating for the contacts that drive the load..
Just when you thought mobile technology couldn’t get any more personal, Proctor & Gamble have come up with a way to put your mobile where your mouth is, in the form of a Bluetooth 4.0 connected toothbrush.
The grab bag of plastic and rubber materials featured in this new product slideshow are aimed at lighting applications or automotive uses. The rest are for a wide variety of industries, including aerospace, oil & gas, RF and radar, automotive, building materials, and more.
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