overload current

overload current

[′ō·vər‚lōd ‚kə·rənt]
(electronics)
A current greater than that which a circuit is designed to carry; may melt wires or damage elements of the circuit.
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0Ah battery including new battery circuitry that protects the battery from over discharge, high temperature or overload current.
The basic principle of LV industrial controls is based on electrical protection from overload current, short-circuit current and insulation failure, safe isolation from live parts and local or remote switching.
The 5040 has three programmable memories for test setup recall and features such as overcurrent fold back, overload current capacity, and an inrush current rating of four times the maximum current.
The largest Snap-action Switch, the Series 107, is designed to handle an overload current up to 600A/600V AC (resistive, based on 50 operations).
Bypass not available indicates that the UPS' automatic system bypass cannot be used to bypass the UPS in the event of an internal failure or to provide critical overload current during events such as fault clearing.
This contract provides for delivery of digital relay protection (CTA) intended to serve as a backup and overload current protection of power transformers, protection equipment in buses MV / LV, selective and fast acting current protection and short-earth compounds conclusions.
Additional features include programmable digital inputs and outputs, quiet operation, overload current, automatic voltage regulation, S-curve or linear ramp profiles, momentary power failure restart, parameter lock/rest, panel or optional DIN rail mount and an optional remote keypad mounting kit.
The Series 107 model is designed to handle an overload current up to 600 A/600 V AG (resistive, based on 50 operations).
The contract is for the supply of relay protection designed to act as a backup and overload current protection of power transformers, protection equipment in buses MV / LV, selective and acting, in short current protection and earth compounds conclusions.
The contract is for the supply of relay protection designed to act as a backup and overload current protection of power transformers, protection of bus systems in MV / LV, selective and fast current protection at short and earth compounds conclusions.