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RIBU1C Questions

What is the most popular RIB Relay?
The RIBU1C  is the RIB relay we sell the most here at RibRelays.com.

What is the RIBU1C?
The RIBU1C is a versatile relay in a box and can be used for energizing motors like fan motors, water pumps and VFDs.

Can the RIBU1C be used outside?
Self-enclosed RIB relays like the RIBU1C can be used outside if they are housed in a NEMA 4 or NEMA 4X rated enclosure. You can even get an RIBU1C-N4   which is an RIBU1C in NEMA 4X housing.

How do I connect an RIBU1C rib relay?

How to connect an RIBU1C RIB Relay

Source: Functionaldevices.com


RIBU1C – Most Popular Relay

Which RIB relay do people buy the most?

If you have browsed through RibRelays.com, you know we carry 100’s of RIB Relays (relays in a box). While we have many we sell regularly, the RIBU1C is hands-down the RIB relay we sell the most. We carry the following versions of the RIBu1C RIB relay:

RIBU1C  RIBU1C rib relay
Enclosed Relay 10 Amp SPDT with 10-30 Vac/dc/ 120 Vac Coil

Enclosed Relay NEMA4/4X 10Amp SPDT 10-30Vac/dc/120Vac

RIBU1C-RD is an Enclosed Relay 10Amp SPDT 10-30Vac/dc/120Vac in Red Housing

Enclosed Pilot Relay Hi/Low sep. 15Amp SPDT 10-30Vac/dc/120Vac

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RIB Relays Celebrating the Superbowl

RIB relays can be found everywhere, apparently even Superbowl parties in Indy. Is it possible to be jealous of an RIBU1C?

Superbowl Party with a RIB Relay

Through Tuesday (2/7/12), we are offering 5% off all orders in honor of the Superbowl! See the homepage of RIBRELAYS.COM to learn more.

Controlling a Closet Light with a RIB Relay

We received the following question about using a RIBU1C  to control a closet light.

I bought a RIBU1C relay to control a closet light by using a small low voltage switch in the door jam. I have a 24volt transformer and 120 volts for the lights. Would you please help me with an explanation of where my wires go to yours.

A CLC212 closet light switch (enclosed 10A SPST, 120-277 Vac) would work for this application. With a CLC212 closet switch you can use existing wiring to turn on the closet light just by opening the closet door.

To explain how to connect the RIBU1C, we put together the following  schematic.

RIBU1C RIB relay schematic

RIB Relay Closet Light Schematic

Installing a RIB relay

Installing a RIB relay  is straight forward and much easier than installing component parts.  Watch this video to see just how easy it is to use a RIB relay.

I’m going to take a minute today to introduce you to RIB, which is relay in a box.  It is a pre-packaged enclosure for your convenience.  It has an LED indicator to show when the coils have been activated.  It has a nipple mount and 16 inches of 16 gauge wire.  I’m going to show you just how easy it is to mount one of these. This is your enclosure and it has 1/2″ knock outs…