arc chute

arc chute

[′ärk ‚shüt]
(electricity)
A collection of insulating barriers in a circuit breaker for confining the arc and preventing it from causing damage.
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Quoting an MRT-3 engineer, Transport Undersecretary for Rails Cesar Chavez said that 'a misaligned arc chute touched the electrical box of the line contactor.'
The C-Series employs a unique arc chute design, which allows for higher interrupting capacities of up to 10,000 amps.
If an event occurs, arc pressure builds and opens a flap and the arc flash energy enters an arc chute. The arc chute forms a mechanical maze lengthening the flame path causing it to go through flame arresting vents.
Contract awarded for 25890906-non-asbestos based arc chute assembly complete for e.m.contactor as per clw specification no.4 tes.111.019, alt-3 or latest and confirming to clw drawing nos 3 twd 291 005, sheet 1=alt-2, or latest, s
Contract awarded for 1) 12151427-non asbestos based arc chute for em (cranking ) contactor type 22ecs to bhel drg no 15816130008v00;
Contract awarded for 12151427-non asbestos based arc chute for em(cranking) contactor type-22ec5 to spec: rdso specification no.mp.0.23.02.01 dec.99,(rev-0) make: ekec
Tenders are invited for Modified Arc Chute For Power Contactor -Moulded Design Ser Drg No Se/Dl/Cn-313, Rdso Spec No Mp.0.23.02.01, Rev.00, Dec.