circuit breaker

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Synonyms for circuit breaker

a device that trips like a switch and opens the circuit when overloaded

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The innovative design also enables users to switch out branch circuit breakers with no rewiring required.
Government initiatives such as the Saudi Vision 2030 and the National Transformation Plan 2020 would help boost Saudi Arabia's residential, commercial and power utilities sectors with the development of new houses, hotels, economic cities, entertainment cities and power plants which would subsequently increase the demand for circuit breakers during the forecast period.
The insurance company, however, refuses to write a homeowner's policy unless the electric panel is upgraded to circuit breakers.
With all deice and anti-ice equipment energized, the right number 1 dual-fed bus circuit breaker (p/n 70-000150) tripped with no loss of equipment system.
MyRemoteCare acquires diagnostic information from many sources: intelligent electronic devices, smart circuit breakers, sensors and integrated diagnostic systems.
2 new device circuit breakers, with 4- and 8-channel options.
Circuit breakers are to be distinguished from other kinds of trading halts or suspensions.
China stocks swung wildly on Friday before ending the morning session up more than 2 percent, after regulators suspended a newly-minted circuit breaker mechanism to calm investor sentiment.
The upsurge in the construction of these energy sources has increased the demand for components such as circuit breakers that can protect electrical devices.
Sales of medium voltage vacuum circuit breakers climbed 100 per cent compared with 2013, he said.
MECHANICS, WHEN WORKING ON ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS, ALWAYS MAKE SURE CIRCUIT BREAKERS ARE IN THE OFF (PULLED) POSITION.
Circuit breakers are preferred over fuses as fuses have to be replaced after each operation while a circuit breaker has to be just reset after each operation.
Circuit breakers are a form of direct residential property tax relief provided to households based on income.
Industrial automation customers worldwide can now reap the business efficiencies of standardizing on the new global line of molded-case circuit breakers, and control-circuit and load-protection devices from Rockwell Automation.
22 February 2013 -- Toronto-based industry self-regulator The Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC) said it issued a notice providing guidance on market-wide circuit breakers in Canada following the adoption of new rules on market-wide circuit breakers in the US.