An electromechanical device that acts as a switch and fuse combination to protect and disconnect a circuit in case of an overload.
The electrical safety fusing device located in the electrical load center of each trailer. Rated in specific ampage capacities, each breaker protects a specific electrical circuit against overloading due to an electrical short or unusual electrical demand or load. There are standard (or resistance type) and G.F.I. breakers.
short for circuit breaker.
A safety device to sense overloading and interrupt the circuit.
A switch-like device that connects/disconnects power to a circuit.
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a device that trips like a switch and opens the circuit when overloaded
a mechanical device that senses when too much power is flowing through it, and "trips" and interrupts the current
a switch designed to turn itself off if too much electrical current flows thru it (but also see "RCCB" discussed below)
a switch that automatically disconnects power to a circuit in the event of an electrical fault condition. May also be operated manually to disconnect power.
A heat-activated electrical device used to open an electrical circuit to protect it from excessive current flow. BTU- Abbreviation of British thermal unit. A British thermal unit is the amount (quantity) of heat required to raise the temperature of 1 lb. of water 1o F.
See Circuit Breaker.
abbr. circuit breaker
A switch-like device in electrical panel boxes used to keep the electrical current from exceeding the recommended load for the wire size connected to the breaker.
A breaker is a device that connects/disconnects power to a circuit.