cartridge fuse


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cartridge fuse

[′kär·trij ‚fyüz]
(electricity)
A type of electric fuse in which the fusible element is connected between metal ferrules at either end of an insulating tube.

cartridge fuse

A fuse enclosed in a cylindrical tube, which protects an electric circuit against the excessive flow of current.
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* If the cartridge fuse is in a pull-out or quick disconnect type of housing, it can be removed and replaced with relative ease (Fig.
* If the cartridge fuse is secured by fuse clips, it is recommended that a fuse puller be used both to remove and replace the fuse (Fig.
I'll assume you've checked the A/C and furnace circuit breakers in the main electrical panel, as well as any cartridge fuses in the outside disconnect.
A salesperson can test the cartridge fuses and tell you if you need to replace them.
Instead, you pull out a plastic block, labeled 'Main,' containing a set of cartridge fuses. (At first, this might make you nervous, but it's safe to do.)