overload protection


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overload protection

[′ō·vər‚lōd prə‚tek·shən]
(electricity)
Effect of a device operative on excessive current, but not necessarily on short circuit, to cause and maintain the interruption of current flow to the device governed.
(mechanical engineering)
A safeguard against the application of excessive force against the wrist socket or end effector of a robot. Also known as overcurrent protection.
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Overload protection is the essential safety protection of the power strip.
The Overload Protection System consistently regulates the crusher feed to prevent crusher overload and possible plugging, according to the manufacturer.
Ball & Jewell, a division of Sterling, has introduced the LP Series of portable and low-speed granulators that feature a feed chute, motor overload protection, and visual alarm signal.
Permanent shock and overload protection ensure reliable results, high productivity and on-spec performance.
Safety features include: no operation if lockable front door is open; lockable emergency stop button; lockable mains isolator; water resistance to pressure (for power washing); and motor overload protection.
The Lutron transformers incorporate short-circuit, thermal and overload protection and have self-resetting capabilities.
The company noted that the TL5 offers several improvements in performance and functionality over the existing devices, including improved overload protection, accuracy and repeatability of readings.
Pertinent Data: The ELF features: light immunity, reverse polarity protection, overload protection and short circuit protection.
Battery operated, they shut off automatically and have overload protection to avoid damage.
The grinder offers thermal overload protection to reduce motor burnout--a light signal flashes to give warning of impending overload if the temperature approaches the maximum permissible value.
The MPS family of products also features overload protection which allows output shut-off under short or over current conditions, and efficiency of at least 75%.
The country's first lever-operated hoist with built-in overload protection