trip coil

trip coil

[′trip ‚kȯil]
(electromagnetism)
A type of solenoid in which the moving armature opens a circuit breaker or other protective device when the coil current exceeds a predetermined value.
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When reassembling the top lever and locking bolt assembly, you will benefit from inserting the locking bolt into the receiver with the trip, trip coil spring, and cocking lever removed.
Electroswitch's Series 24 Serial Lock-Out Relays (SLOR) have remote trip and reset capability as well as trip coil monitoring, IRIG-B sequence-of-events reporting, system battery monitoring, self-diagnostic reporting and two auxiliary monitoring inputs.
These new nameplates feature LEDs that display Trip Coil Continuity and provide a warning against closing into a fault.