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Arc Flash & Electrical Safety September 28, 2007

Fuses vs. breakers

Eventually, every plant electrical system will experience overcurrents. Moderate magnitudes of overcurrent can overheat system components and damage insulation, conductors and equipment – unless they are removed expediently. Large overcurrents can destroy insulation and melt conductors, while very high currents can produce magnetic force capable of bending and twisting bus bars...

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