expulsion fuse

expulsion fuse

[ik′spəl·shən ‚fyüz]
(electricity)
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expulsion fuse

A fuse that uses the gases produced by an arc and the lining of the fuse holder to extinguish the arc produced when the fuse melts.
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Based on type, the market has been divided into current limiting fuses, and expulsion fuses. Current limiting fuses also known as silver-sand fuses are primarily utilized for overcurrent protection in electric distribution systems.