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Taylor Hall

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Unstoppable force...
« on: December 03, 2019, 08:38:14 am »

Meet immovable object





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Re: Unstoppable force...
« Reply #1 on: December 03, 2019, 08:54:25 am »

Meet immovable object

And think for a minute about what those sheet metal screws are heading toward!  :o
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Steve M Smith

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Re: Unstoppable force...
« Reply #2 on: December 03, 2019, 11:13:06 am »

It will trip internally anyway.  At least, a UK one will.


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Frank Koenig

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Re: Unstoppable force...
« Reply #3 on: December 03, 2019, 12:46:50 pm »

It will trip internally anyway.  At least, a UK one will.

Yes, US breakers sold in the last few decades (a least) are also "trip free", which means that they will interrupt the circuit in response to overcurrent even if the handle is held. A tripped breaker has its handle in an intermediate position and needs to be moved to off, then on, to reset. --Frank
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Re: Unstoppable force...
« Reply #4 on: December 04, 2019, 03:00:10 pm »

Meet immovable object

Everything's a fuse, when you pump enough current through it.
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Re: Unstoppable force...
« Reply #5 on: December 04, 2019, 03:40:44 pm »

Everything's a fuse, when you pump enough current through it.

The shoe fuses on our 3rd rail 750V DC trains look like a good amount of copper strip, but pass enough amps through them and they will "act like a fuse".
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1vk8gEHnJlY

The other one is the nuclear safety test "operation smash hit" where a class 40? locomotive and 3 Mk. 1 carriages were driven into a derailed nuclear flash train at 100mph, certinaly a case of immovable force!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hTshPr2TogE
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Re: Unstoppable force...
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