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Electrical Fuses : Their Types & Applications

March 29th, 2013 | 3 Comments | Posted in Electrical distribution
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What is a fuse?

Electrical Fuses Their Types and Applications 1

The basic purpose of the fuse is to protect and is composed of an alloy which has a low melting point. A strip of this fuse is placed in series with the circuit. The working principle is that if the current is in excess then the strip would melt and break the circuit. There are different variants of fuse boxes available with different types of circuit breaking. For instance, in the case of slow blow fuses, a small overload is carried for some period without the circuit been broken.

Other fuse boxes are designed to break the circuit rapidly. The selection is based upon the kind of device and also the fluctuation level of the current.

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Missed something? Here are November main subjects

December 2nd, 2011 | 4 Comments | Posted in Last month main subjects
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Have you already shared your own calculation tool? And above all, are you ready to share it? This is the debate of the month that you could answer in this article. This month in our community we will introduce Gunther, a member who has written an article about arc flash for the blog some weeks ago. We also are going to ask you to help some members who have no answer to their topics launched in the forum. By the way you can also respond to Fred’s blog article “Schneider Electric sells products with fuses… LOL“. (more…)

Schneider Electric sells products with fuses… LOL

November 23rd, 2011 | 9 Comments | Posted in Electrical distribution
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Switch-fuse disconnector

After more than 20 years trying to convince me to use low-voltage circuit breakers everywhere, the sales engineer from Schneider Electric, whom I know very well, approached me about using fuses …

I could not believe my ears!

I wanted to share my story with you and get your opinion…

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