Daily Archives: March 18, 2017

How Do Air and Magnetic Hydraulic Circuit Breakers work?

Circuit breakers have replaced fuses in most electric circuits. As these are easy to select, install, and maintain, circuit breakers are more commonly employed as protection against over-current and shorts. For different applications, there are various types of circuit breakers available in the market. We will discuss two of them. Air Circuit Breakers Air circuit breakers use air as the medium for extinguishing the arc formed when the breaker trips. The air is usually kept in compressed form Read more [...]