Loc: Michigan USA
Yes they are the same Bob, but the difference is Table (A) they give reference to a different % for fuses than for breakers in some cases. In Table (B) they don't differentiate between fuses and breakers???
Maybe I'm missing something??
[This message has been edited by George Little (edited 07-30-2005).]
Hello George, FYIW, I believe these notes to have nothing to do with the percentages in the tables, just the aggregate sum of the OCP ratings. For example, at smaller OCP values let's say you had 6 devices (for 6 circuits) and a 60 amp single device limit on the xmfr. You could have 6 fuses at 10 amps each. 3 fuses at 10 amps and 3 breakers at 15 amps would not meet the requirement in the note. (10 amps is not a standard breaker rating in 240). You probably can come up with a situation also with motors or another load where the permitted settings for breakers and fuses are different.
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