Fuseology - the design, function and application of electric fuse links

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Organisation profile

Eaton is a power management company with 2017 sales of over $21.5 billion. Eaton provides energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. Eaton has approximately 97,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries.

Training aim

To give and overview of the construction of a fuse link and the fuses main function. An understanding of the technical characteristics and application of fuse links

Learning objectives

  • Basics of electicity
  • Fuse link construction
  • Fuse link operation
  • Fuse link technology
  • Requirements for selecting fuses
  • Understand fuse link characteristics and types available

Course outline

The course takes a look at the basics of electrical theory to understand the need for circuit protection. It covers fuse design and construction along with how the fuse links works to protect electrical systems. The types of fuses available and the terminology is explained along with the requirements needed to help select a suitable fuse for the system that requires the protection.

Trainer's profile

Tony Garlinge-Warren

Tony has over 20 years experience in the electrical industry from system development testing to commercial and product support working on diverse applications from High voltage network protection to low voltage power distribution.

Tony is responsible for the selection and support of the entire fuse product range. The selection and review of all application that’s require fused circuit protection.

Course duration

60 to 90 minutes

Assessment & certification

CPD hours

Who should attend

Consultants, Engineers, Contractors, Facility Managers

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