"8 FLA" On Furnace Blower Relay: What Does "FLA" Mean ?

Hello:
Saw the following designation on a furnace blower replacement relay, preumably for the current capability of the contacts: "8 FLA"
Never ran into this before.
Assuming the A part means amps, which would be about right for the relay and the number 8 appearing, what could the FL part be ?
Thanks, B.
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050429 1853 - Robert11 posted:

That would be Full Load Amps...
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most motor tags show this spec, so you know how big the relays, fuses, etc need to be. FLA is considerably higher than running amperage for motors.
bill

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This is Turtle.
8 F.L.A. stands for the relay can handle 8 amps in Maxium operation mode. Also it means 8 Full Load Amps . The relay will handle 8 amps till the cows come home.
TURTLE
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