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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5kv, epdm rubber insulator, with stainless steel auxiliary blade within a delrin arc chute interrupter, 180 degree blade catch, shall have a 150kv bil min, 600 amp continuous, 40,000 amp momentary, ultimate strength 15,000 pounds.