How Does an Industrial Circuit Breaker Work?

An industrial circuit breaker has common features that can be found in all other types of these devices. The details may vary quite substantially between the different voltage classes or current ratings. This is why someone that lives in the United Kingdom cannot use a breaker that was manufactured for use in the United States. The voltage class is different in the United Kingdom than it is in the United States. Products designed for one country will... Read More

Function of Switchgear Power Systems

There are many power supplies available and it is important, especially when working with them, to know the function of each piece of equipment. Switchgear power systems are often enclosed in houses and buildings if there are low voltage levels. For an area with high voltage levels the switchgear power system may be located outdoors. There are three basic functions of switchgear power systems: electrical protection, electrical isolation, and control.... Read More