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#31997 12/12/03 01:39 PM
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Besides overloads, shorts,age and heat from fellow breakers, What else will cause a breaker to trip?

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Heat from a loose connection to Bus or Load.

Vibration


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I've seen bad contacts on an a/c contactor heat up breakers to the point of tripping.


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At one time, there was a solid state trip unit on a GE breaker that would trip when exposed to certain EMI. With some sheilding introduced by GE, it was rectified.


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