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?

When a circuit breaker interrupts high currents, an electric arc is generated. An electric arc is the discharge of electric current through gas or air. The conduction of electric charges…

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What is an MCB?

MCB stands for miniature circuit breaker. It is a circuit protection device, capable of protecting a circuit or a piece of equipment from greater damages caused due to short circuits…

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Difference between Short circuit and overload

Short Circuit A short circuit occurs when two or more current-carrying conductors of different phases or different voltage levels or different terminal (in DC circuits) come in contact with each…

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Difference between circuit breaker and isolator

Isolator/ Disconnectors Isolator or disconnectors, as the name indicates, is a switching or isolation device, intended to disconnect equipment or electrical Circuit from the supply. It is an offload device,…

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