13 Feb '18, 2am

#Circuitprotection is a large concern in the electronics industry

Circuit protection is a large concern in the electronics industry. While a simple fuse is an inexpensive way to protect a device, it will need to be replaced if it is blown. Some applications, while requiring circuit protection, would be very hindered by having a fuse go out. Imagine the control board to the main line at a manufacturing assembly. If a fuse on this blows open it will literally be a “line down” situation. If an improper fuse is used and the board is damaged it will be an even longer “line down” situation. Having a resettable circuit breaker would be the perfect compromise between having a fuse and no circuit protection at all. If a fuse is used, it is possible that an incorrect fuse could be used as a replacement. A circuit breaker is a guarantee that the proper circuit protection will be in place when the breaker is reset. The control board will be protecte...

Full article: https://www.digikey.com/en/articles/techzone/2017/oct/cir...

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