Need high current relay

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  1. stoichiometry

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    Hello,

    I am working on a windturbine for an off-grid application. I have a circuit diagram for a small charge controller that functions well with small 12 Volt relays. The problem (well, not really problem :D) is that I've created a turbine that produces some large current ... I am not interested (yet) in making a new stator for higher voltage/lower current.

    So, my question ... is there a way to split the incoming 12 Volt DC current (160 amp max @ high wind speeds) over two or more automotive style relays?

    Kindly,
    Matt
     
  2. CDRIVE

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    The only automobile relay rated at > 160A is the starter (solenoid)relay. Could you explain more thoroughly what you want to do?

    Edit: The above statement refers to none hybrid or electric autos.
     
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