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Author Topic: No fuses? No problem!  (Read 3233 times)

Dave Garoutte

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Re: No fuses? No problem!
« Reply #20 on: April 01, 2018, 09:52:38 pm »

Not to mention that the melted/exploded copper could start a fire.
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Re: No fuses? No problem!
« Reply #21 on: April 02, 2018, 10:28:36 am »

Not to mention that the melted/exploded copper could start a fire.

Yeah, and with enough amperage behind it this becomes an arc-flash. And that's very serious, indeed...
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Re: No fuses? No problem!
« Reply #22 on: April 03, 2018, 10:07:00 am »

I suspect under heavy load or a short, those copper wires would vaporize :o
Followed by an arc flash destroying the panel and anyone unlucky enough to be near it.
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