cartridge fuse

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a fuse cased in a tube

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Cartridge Fuses The procedure for replacing a cartridge fuse depends on how it is installed in the fuse box.
Many disconnect blocks contain two cartridge fuses. Check them before you proceed with repairs (Photo 3).
* At 5.3 x 16 mm, it is a smaller alternative to 5 x 20 mm cartridge fuses with equal technical specifications, saving valuable board space to allow for further downsizing.
* Cartridge fuses are used in high-current applications, such as the main service box and in clamp- or bar-type fuse boxes that serve electric ranges, water heaters, clothes dryers and air conditioners.
Such items are benefiting from performance-enhancing product innovation, allowing them to supplant traditional circuit protection devices (cartridge fuses, thermal circuit breakers) in a host of settings.