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0509 Fuses and Breakers - Electrical Electricity - Service Drop Service Electricity
 
0509 Fuses and Breakers - Electrical Electricity - Service Drop Service Electricity -

Image Text: Fuses are designed to protect the wire from overheating in the case of a short circuit (or overload) > a metal link in the fuse melts (shutting down the circuit) if a current greater than the fuse rating tries to flow through the circuit > hot wire > 15 amp fuse > wires crossed (short circuit) > neutral wire > fuse/breaker size must match wire size > for example, a 15 amp fuse is used with 14 gauge copper wire

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