Ideally suited to protect against overcurrent and short circuit of equipment in telecommunications, process control and other industrial applications where sophisticated equipment requires a high precision performance.
A latching type bimetal is combined with a magnetic coil to ensure protection and genuine physical contact isolation. This provides the joint benefits of delayed operation for low level overcurrent protection and fast magnetic action of higher value short circuits, disconnecting the faulty circuit within milliseconds.
A Miniature Circuit Breaker (MCB) is a resettable protective device that prevents electrical circuits from catching fire and causing damage to personnel and property. It is a device designed to isolate a circuit during an overcurrent event without using a fusible element. There are two types of overcurrent events; a thermal overload and a short circuit.
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