Type: 3131-A

Description

Combination of single pole circuit breaker and ON/OFF switch with soft-touch rocker actuation. Contoured rockers are available with a choice of colours and legends, with optional illumination. The 3131 is sealed to provide IP66 rated front of panel water splash protection.

It meets the requirements of circuit breaker standard EN 60934 (IEC 60934): S type, TO.

Voltage rating
  • AC 240 V
  • DC 28 V
Current ratings from 0.1 A until 20 A  
Number of poles single pole
Mounting method flange
Terminal design blade terminals
screw terminals
Actuation rocker
Auxiliary contacts without auxiliary contacts
Water splash protection without water splash protection
Illumination with illumination
without illumination
Typical life 30,000 operations at 1 x IN, inductive
Interrupting capacity Icn 0.1...2 A: 10 x IN

2.5...20 A: 200 A
Certificates UL 1500 Ignition Protected UL 1077 VDE (EN 60934)

Accessories

Order number Description
X3131 actuator for type 3131 with various marking symbols
Y 308 790 01 mounting frame side piece
Y 308 791 01 mounting frame centre piece

Applications

  • Household, Hobby & Garden Equipment
  • Lighting technology
  • Medical technology
  • Watercraft & Vehicles

Downloads

Datasheet & Explanations

Resources:

Fuse vs. circuit breaker: How to choose the right device for your application

Is a fuse or circuit breaker best for your design? Here are some pointers to help you decide. Three main factors go into choosing between circuit breakers and fuses: Convenience for the user, cost, and degree of protection. This white paper will give you guidance on what circuit protection device is best for your equipment.

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12 Most Common Mistakes When Specifying Circuit Protection for Equipment

It's only a circuit breaker. Yet there is enough complexity and confusion when it comes to specifying circuit protection that many engineers are designing equipment with too little or too much protection. Under protected circuits leave equipment vulnerable to damaging electrical surges. Over protected circuits add cost and can lead to nuisance tripping. Like Goldilocks and the three bears, the goal is to specify circuit protection that is "just right".

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