Knowledge Base

Pro Fuse International aims to provide the broadest possible range of information required to help specify the appropriate
electrical circuit protection for your application.

Furthermore, all the Pro Fuse International association educational tools for students and teachers are located in this
section.

Within our Knowledge Base, which combines input from industry experts and academics, you will find a wealth of useful
information.

To access technical articles written by experts in fuse technology you can use the search engine in the main menu or the
Keywords Zone to the right of the blog page.

 

Fuses Terminology

HRC

High Rupturing Capacity – the ability of a fuse link to interrupt high fault currents

Rated Voltage

The maximum voltage the fuse link is designed to interrupt

Current Rating

The value of current a fuse link will carry continuously without deterioration.

Rated breaking capacity

The highest value of current the fuse has been tested …

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Fuse school: test the e-learning modules!

Test your knowledge with our quiz.

Please make sure you read each module before attempting the related quiz…

 

Fuse school module Subject Matching quiz ProFuse Fuse School Module 1 Introduction to Electricity and Fuse Basics Click here ProFuse Fuse School Module 2 Fuse Selection Method Click here ProFuse Fuse School Module 3 British Standard …

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Fuses application guides

You will find below some specific fuses application guides.

 

Third Rail Fuse Link application guide.pdf Photovoltaic System Protection application guide.pdf

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Media Center

Discover the main benefits of the fuse protection in 1 minute! More videos:

  • Fuse Vs Circuit breaker: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gKgzCEUHBJo
  • Electromagnetic forces – non limiting breaker: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9aC55C_34_A
  • Electromagnetic forces – limiting breaker: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PzIhr4n31Fs
  • Electromagnetic forces – fuses: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PFbvsq5o0PI
  • Type 1 coordination: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EquLdE2q6VI
  • Type 2 Coordination: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7As7_76n56U
  • Slow Motion Electrical Arc Profuse International: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WQVB-OxeHsQ

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Glossaries

Here you will find all of the main definitions on relating to fuses and electrical equipment.

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