slow-blow fuse

slow-blow fuse

[′slō ¦blō ′fyüz]
(electricity)
A fuse that can withstand up to 10 times its normal operating current for a brief period, as required for circuits and devices which draw a very heavy starting current.
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The limit is enforced with a slow-blow fuse which can briefly sustain current levels up to 200X its rated capacity.
The miniature circuit breaker has a slow trip speed so it is a drop-in replacement for fused terminal blocks using slow-blow fuses. Applications requiring service are appropriate for this product and are especially well suited for remote applications.