Definitions for "DISTRIBUTION PANEL"
Electrical service box, where wires enter and are routed to the proper area, is the heart of the electrical system. Service entrance conductors are secured to heavy copper bars called Busbars and individual circuits are routed from them.
a collection of overload protective devices connected to buses where a power supply is subdivided into feeders and/or branch circuits.
A loadcenter used at a point beyond the building's service entrance. It is not typically supplied with a main breaker. This type of panel can be useful when adding additional electrical service to an existing building. It has an isolated neutral.