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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Difference between MCB and RCBO

MCB – Miniature Circuit Breaker and RCBO – Residual Current Circuit Breaker with Overload Protection are circuit protection devices. These devices are commonly used in low voltage power distribution and…

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