Eaton’s Bussmann Business Simplifies Control-Fuse Selection
EP Editorial Staff | May 15, 2014
Eaton and its Bussmann business have launched the Fuses Made Simple – Control Circuits program to help enhance the control fuse selection process and safety in commercial and industrial environments. According to the manufacturer, the program is incorporates a six-color-code system that helps eliminate guesswork in the selection and specification process: Each control circuit fuse is assigned a different color label based on maximum voltage rating. To choose the proper fuse, users should follow three easy steps:
- Select the type of fuse, either time-delay for inductive loads or fast-acting for resistive loads.
- Next, select a voltage rating (color-coded based on the maximum voltage of the fuse ranging from 32 – 600Vac) that is equal to or greater than the system voltage.
- Finally, verify that the interrupting rating of the selected fuse is equal to or greater than the available short-circuit current.
Each fuse in the program has a new label that clearly and consistently displays critical fuse information, part number, amp rating, voltage rating and agency listings, in an easy-to-read format. To learn more, visit www.cooperbussmann.com/FMSCC.
Eaton’s Bussmann Business
St. Louis, MO