Circuit Breakers & Accessories
ABB CIRCUIT BREAKERS
AEG CIRCUIT BREAKERS
ALTECH CIRCUIT BREAKERS
CBI CIRCUIT BREAKERS
EATON / MOELLER / CUTLER HAMMER CIRCUIT BREAKERS
FUJI CIRCUIT BREAKERS
GE CIRCUIT BREAKERS
LG CIRCUIT BREAKERS
LOVATO CIRCUIT BREAKERS
SPRECHER & SCHUH CIRCUIT BREAKERS
WEIDMULLER CIRCUIT BREAKERS
A circuit breaker is an automatically operated electrical switch designed to protect an electrical circuit from damage caused by excess current, typically resulting from an overload or short circuit. Its basic function is to interrupt current flow after a fault is detected.
Unlike a fuse, which operates once and then must be replaced, a circuit breaker can be reset (either manually or automatically) to resume normal operation. Circuit breakers are made in varying sizes, from small devices that protect low-current circuits or individual household appliance, up to large switchgear designed to protect high voltage circuits feeding an entire city. The generic function of a circuit breaker, RCD or a fuse, as an automatic means of removing power from a faulty system is often abbreviated as ADS (Automatic Disconnection of Supply).
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