Definitions for "Overload Protection"
See Current Limiting and Foldback Current Limiting.
Function of a power supply that automatically shuts down the supply in the event of reaching a predetermined excessive output current.
An output protection feature that limits the output current of a power supply under overload conditions so it will not be damaged.
Keywords:  shredder, fed, turn, sensor, paper
Many paper shredders have a sensor that will turn the shredder off if too much paper is fed at one time.
If too many sheets of paper are loaded into a shredder, the overload protection will turn the shredder off before the motor is burned out.