High-speed fuses are thermal, current-controlled devices utilised for protecting semiconductor electrical circuits from short-circuits.
Fuses come in all shapes and sizes and for a myriad of applications. We take a closer look at some of the more popular varieties, what they do, how they work and what fuse does what.
In January 2019, the latest edition of the BS7671 18th IET Wiring Regulations came into effect. Containing updates for the protection of electrical and electronic equipment from dangerous overvoltage surges.
To cater for the changes to the 18th Edition IET and how society is embracing more and more technology, Kempston Controls has a fantastic range of Type 2 and Type 3 Surge Protection Devices from CITEL.
Several technologies exist on the market for surge protection or power network. These include Metal Oxide Varistor (MOV), Air Gap + Trigger & MOV + Gas-filled Spark Gap (GSG).