Summary Information (click on this NSN number for detailed information: 5945-00-001-3170)
Electrical Solenoid, also referenced with federal logistics item name code 310:
An item consisting of one or more coils surrounding an iron core. the coil(s) and the core are moveable in relation to each other. the axial or rotary movement is a result of the magnetic flux of the coil. it is designed to convert electrical energy into mechanical energy. it does not include switch contacts. see also relay, electromagnetic, and electromagnetic actuator.