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ANSI Relay Symbols

(Extract from Wikipedia “ANSI Device Numbers”, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ANSI_Device_Numbers)

• 1 - Master Element • 45 - Abnormal Atmospheric Condition Monitor
• 2 - Time Delay Starting or Closing Relay • 46 - Reverse-phase or Phase-Balance Current
• 3 - Checking or Interlocking Relay Relay
• 4 - Master Contactor • 47 - Phase-Sequence or Phase-Balance Voltage
• 5 - Stopping Device Relay
• 6 - Starting Circuit Breaker • 48 - Incomplete Sequence Relay
• 7 - Rate of Change Relay • 49 - Machine or Transformer, Thermal Relay
• 8 - Control Power Disconnecting Device • 50 - Instantaneous Over current Relay
• 9 - Reversing Device • 51 - AC Inverse Time Over current Relay
• 10 - Unit Sequence Switch • 52 - AC Circuit Breaker
• 11 - Multi-function Device • 53 - Exciter or DC Generator Relay
• 12 - Over speed Device • 54 - Turning Gear Engaging Device
• 13 - Synchronous-speed Device • 55 - Power Factor Relay
• 14 - Under speed Device • 56 - Field Application Relay
• 15 - Speed - or Frequency, Matching Device • 57 - Short-Circuiting or Grounding Device
• 16 - Data Communications Device • 58 - Rectification Failure Relay
• 17 - Shunting or Discharge Switch • 59 - Overvoltage Relay
• 18 - Accelerating or Decelerating Device • 60 - Voltage or Current Balance Relay
• 19 - Starting to Running Transition Contactor • 61 - Density Switch or Sensor
• 20 - Electrically Operated Valve • 62 - Time-Delay Stopping or Opening Relay
• 21 - Distance Relay • 63 - Pressure Switch
• 22 - Equalizer Circuit Breaker • 64 - Ground Detector Relay
• 23 - Temperature Control Device • 65 - Governor
• 24 - Volts Per Hertz Relay • 66 - Notching or Jogging Device
• 25 - Synchronizing or Synchronism-Check Device • 67 - AC Directional Overcurrent Relay
• 26 - Apparatus Thermal Device • 68 - Blocking or "Out-of-Step" Relay
• 27 - Under voltage Relay • 69 - Permissive Control Device
• 28 - Flame detector • 70 - Rheostat
• 29 - Isolating Contactor or Switch • 71 - Liquid Level Switch
• 30 - Annunciator Relay • 72 - DC Circuit Breaker
• 31 - Separate Excitation Device • 73 - Load-Resistor Contactor
• 32 - Directional Power Relay • 74 - Alarm Relay
• 33 - Position Switch • 75 - Position Changing Mechanism
• 34 - Master Sequence Device • 76 - DC Over current Relay
• 35 - Brush-Operating or Slip-Ring Short-Circuiting • 77 - Telemetering Device
Device • 78 - Phase-Angle Measuring Relay
• 36 - Polarity or Polarizing Voltage Devices • 79 - AC Reclosing Relay
• 37 - Undercurrent or Under power Relay • 80 - Flow Switch
• 38 - Bearing Protective Device • 81 - Frequency Relay
• 39 - Mechanical Condition Monitor • 82 - DC Reclosing Relay
• 40 - Field (over/under excitation) Relay • 83 - Automatic Selective Control or Transfer Relay
• 41 - Field Circuit Breaker • 84 - Operating Mechanism
• 42 - Running Circuit Breaker • 85 - Communications, Carrier or Pilot-Wire Relay
• 43 - Manual Transfer or Selector Device • 86 - Lockout Relay
• 44 - Unit Sequence Starting Relay • 87 - Differential Protective Relay

Phasor Measurement Unit • 97 .Arc Flash Detector Suffixes and prefixes A suffix letter or number may be used with the device number.Auxiliary Motor or Motor Generator • CLK . Suffix numbers are used to distinguish multiple "same" devices in the same equipment such as 51-1.High Impedance Fault Detector • 93 . .Human Machine Interface • 94 . Similarly.Power Quality Monitor are not suitable • RIO .For specific applications where other numbers • TCM . the "G" suffix denotes a "ground".For specific applications where other numbers • PQM .For specific applications where other numbers • LGC .Historian • 95 .Environmental Data • 92 .Trip Circuit Monitor are not suitable • SOTF . for example.Line Switch • DDR . So a managed Ethernet switch would be 16ESM. Encryption F Firewall or message Filter M Network Managed Function R Router S Switch T Telephone Component.Tripping or Trip-Free Relay • HST . 51-2.Remote Input/Output Device • 98 .Substation Metering • 96 .Field Changing Contactor • HMI .Scheme Logic are not suitable • MET .Voltage and Power Directional Relay • HIZ .[1] Device numbers may be combined if the device provides multiple functions. such as the instantaneous/time-delay AC over current relay denoted as 50/51[1] For device 16.Digital Fault Recorder • 91 .Regulating Device • DFR . the suffix letters further define the device: the first suffix letter is S for Serial or E for Ethernet.Sequence of Events Recorder • 99 .For specific applications where other numbers • PDC .Clock or Timing Source • 89 .Phasor Data Concentrator are not suitable • PMU . Y. and suffixes X. suffix N is used if the device is connected to a Neutral wire (example: 59N in a relay is used for protection against Neutral Displacement). Z are used for auxiliary devices.Dynamic Disturbance Recorder • 90 .Remote Terminal Unit/Data Concentrator are not suitable • SER .For specific applications where other numbers • RTU . The subsequent letters are: C Security Processing Function VPN.• 88 . hence a "51G" is a time over current ground relay.Switch On To Fault • AFD .Voltage Directional Relay • ENV .