1. Circuit Breaker Types:
An electrical circuit breaker panel consists of a buss bar that is used to house different types of circuit breakers. Each has a defining role to play inside and these breakers come in many shapes and sizes. Circuit breakers control the amount of current that can flow through a circuit, prevent circuit overloads, prevent ground faults, prevent arc faults, and provide a manual disconnecting means for working on a circuit.
2. Working With Circuit Breakers
Just simply knowing what a circuit breaker is doesn't necessarily mean that you know how to use it. Circuit breakers must be turned on, off and sometimes reset. These helpful tips will teach you the basics of working with and controlling circuit breakers.
3. Electrical Panel Extensions, Wiring, and Brands
Electrical circuit breakers control branch circuits and sub-panels. Circuit breakers are built by different manufacturers and are quite different believe it or not. Circuit breakers are wired according to the size of wire connected to it and the load requirements of what it is connected to.