trip point

Discussion in 'Specialized Terminology' started by pelon cedres, Apr 27, 2009.

  1. pelon cedres New Member

    Spanish / Español

    I want to know what is the meaning of "trip point" in the next paragraph.
    It is related to circuit breakers. Also if you know what does (In) mean I dont know what they are trying to say in the sentece "Instantaneous trip is 5 to 10 of devie (In)"

    Type C Characteristics
    Suitable for applications where medium levels of inrush current are
    expected. Instantaneous trip is 5 to 10 x rating of device (In). Applications
    include small transformers, lighting, pilot devices, control circuits,
    and coils. Medium magnetic trip point

    thank you
  2. alberto magnani Senior Member

    Italia italiano
    Trip point es punto/momento de disparo, punto de activación

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