fuse wire


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fuse wire

[′fyüz ‚wīr]
(electricity)
Wire made from an alloy that melts at a relatively low temperature and overheats to this temperature when carrying a particular value of overload current.
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Explosive experts removed the detonators and fuse wire from the bus and took them to the Edakkad police station.
The cat was discovered under a hedge where one of its front legs was bound with more than a yard of heavy fuse wire.
Tenders are invited for Supply of TC FUSE WIRE 14 SWG, 1 Kg Reel packing confirming to ISS 9921 /1981 with up-to-date latest amendment .
A good place to start checking is the fuse box - if it has rewirable fuses, for example, it's in need of an update because modern fuse boxes don't use fuse wire (however, fuse boxes are sometimes replaced without Get a qualified to check your the rest of the wiring being updated, so you can't rely on this as an indicator).
A good place to start checking is the fuse box - if it has rewirable fuses, for example, it's in need of an update because modern fuse boxes don't use fuse wire (however, fuse boxes are sometimes replaced without | Get a qualified to check your the rest of the wiring being updated, so you can't rely on this as an indicator).
During the raids police recovered 5,450 detonators, 390 gelatine sticks and 15 bundles of fuse wire.
Ghulam Sakhi Rogh Lewanai said the ammunitions included rocket-propelled grenade (RPG) and mortar shells, firecracker, 15 kilograms of explosives and more than 100 metres bomb fuse wire.
The find, stashed in a plastic drum buried in a wood, included 10kilos of explosives, timing devices, fuse wire and detonators.
When police searched his lodgings they found information about making an explosive device, fuse wire, nails and chemicals including acetone and hydrogen peroxide.
Tenders are invited for 35 Swg Copper Tinned Fuse Wire Rating 6 Amp Conforming To Is Specification 9926-1981 Each Roll Shall Be 200 Grams.
Police said 3,795 electronic detonators, about 9,800 ordinary detonators, one ton of explosives, including nine quintals of ammonium nitrate, 1900 meters of fuse wire, six gelatin pieces, 20,000 rupees, four mobile sets and a motorcycle were recovered during the operation.
Roddis was charged with the offences after police found information about making an explosive device, chemicals including acetone and hydrogen peroxide, fuse wire and a quantity of nails at his home.