Top 5 differences between MCB and RCCB

RCCB stands for Residual current circuit breakers and MCB stands for Miniature circuit breakers. Both of them are basic circuit protection devices found in the distribution boards of every house…

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Potential transformers | Voltage transformers (PT)

Potential transformers (PT) or voltage transformers are instrument transformers used for voltage measurements. They are connected in parallel to the line and operates under the same principle of power transformers.…

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An overview of switchgear

What is switchgear? Any mechanical switching devices used to make or break the current flow and their combination with measuring and control devices are known as switchgear. This includes circuit…

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Earth Leakage Relay (ELR)

An earth leakage can represent a danger to life or property if it is not located and mitigated. Studies have revealed that at least 500 people experience electrocution every year…

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Utilization categories for low voltage switchgear

It is necessary to select the correct rating of switchgear for any application. Therefore, during selection, it is necessary to know the characteristics of the load. The International electrotechnical commission…

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What is an arc chute?

Definition of arc chute Arc chute is a set of metal plates that are arranged in parallel and mutually insulated from each other, which can divide, cool and safely extinguish…

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