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Circuit Breaker
Here's a weird little issue to look out for. I was checking electrical connections and came across this 20a circuit breaker. The guts had separated from the housing. Never saw one do that before. I guess it's the vibration. Anyhow, just a little...

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Re: Circuit Breaker
Reply #1
Kinda interesting to see what one looks like inside.

So I guess it's just a bi-metal strip that curls up when it gets hot, and breaks the circuit, then makes it again when it cools off.

Re: Circuit Breaker
Reply #2
As they used to say on "Laugh In" verrry interesting. Thanks for posting.