overload release

overload release

[′ō·vər‚lōd ri‚lēs]
(electricity)
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To protect the loader if the bucket got caught under an unmovable or an extremely heavy object, an overload release set at 1,500 pounds was built into the clutch.
It is also designed with overload release protection and can be used in conjunction with hydraulic quick couplers and tilting attachments, the company said.