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Arc Fault Circuit Interrupter

Arc Fault Circuit Interrupter

An arc fault occurs when the insulation surrounding wire and cable is damaged or deteriorates. The arc fault can flare at temperatures in excess...

 
Cartridge Fuse

Cartridge Fuse

Cartridges fuses for circuits above 60 amps are also known as knife-blade cartridges. They look like rifle cartridges with metal caps and blades...

 
Circuit Breaker

Circuit Breaker

Two styles are available: Push button (less common) and toggle. Breakers can be single, double or thin. Contains a bi-metal strip that breaks...

 
Circuit Breaker Box

Circuit Breaker Box

Also called the electrical house panel or service panel. A metal cabinet used to hold a series of circuit breakers. Usually found near the...

 
Plug Fuse

Plug Fuse

Also known as Edison base fuse, plug-in fuse or glass fuse. A safety device that breaks an electrical circuit when it is overloaded. The most...

 
Time Delay Fuse

Time Delay Fuse

Similar in appearance to a plug fuse. Provides a minimum time delay for small household motors that cause an electrical surge when started....

 
Type S Fuse

Type S Fuse

Also known as Fustats® or Nontamperable Similar in design and use to a plug fuse. However, it prevents anyone from replacing a lower-rated...

 
 
 
 


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