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.
With the GFCI solution, no direct load is present at the module and, in the event of a ground fault, the load is interrupted by way of the hydraulic magnetic circuit breaker utilizing a shunt trip coil. The new system is suitable for portable generator integration protecting all outlets on a generator.
These new nameplates feature LEDs that display Trip Coil Continuity and provide a warning against closing into a fault.
The front panel also contains red, amber, and green LEDs to indicate breaker trip coil operation, trip signals and their sources, and the status of both the external reclose relay and the SCADA interface.