The fundamental decision points required when selecting MCBs for control-panel applications.  
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InControl Issue 8

The ABCs of MCBs in electrical control panels

 
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UL 489 vs. 1077
Protecting circuits, electrical-control components, and loads is a central function of control panels. Unfortunately, identifying the appropriate protective devices is not a straightforward proposition for panel builders.

This white paper describes the fundamental decision points required when selecting MCBs for control-panel applications.  
 
 
Stop overloads & short circuits
Miniature circuit breakers - MCBs
Miniature circuit breakers protect installations against overload and short-circuit, warranting reliability and safety for operations.  The unique bottom-fixing auxiliary contact helps save panel space and installation time.  ABB's range of MCBs covers most applications and markets - get in touch with one of our experts to help find the right one for you!  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Miniature Circuit Breaker clearing a downstream fault
Watch high speed footage of an actual fault event being cleared in less than 3 milliseconds - more than twice as fast as a standard zero crossing circuit breaker. 
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