GENERAL ELECTRIC FUSE UNITS FOR INDOOR AND OUTDOOR APPLICATIONS

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GE FUSES: Selection GUIDE

General

General Electric power fuses are available in the indoor or outdoor current-limiting type.  In the selection of GE power fuses for a particular application, it is important to consider all of the factors affecting the installation.  Specifically it is necessary to know the anticipated load currents, which will available.  If the problems of overloads and the co-ordination of the fuse and other protective-device operating times are encountered, it will necessary to exercise caution in the selection of proper fuse ratings to assure a properly coordinated installation.

Generally, the following important factors should be fully considered when selecting GE Fuses: 
 

Current rating

 

Voltage rating

 

Frequency rating

 

Interruption rating

 

Location

 

Each of these factors, insofar as they characteristically apply to General Electric power fuses, is briefly outlined.