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#123661 - 04/25/06 08:05 AM A Good Teaching Aid  
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Thanks to Kenbo for this one:

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Being in the education side of the electrical business (UK), I am always looking for ways to keep the interest of my clients. Here is a picture of a 32amp MCB that I opened up. When set I can spring the breaker and open the contacts.

Has anyone got else got picts of equipment that can be used to explain how they work?


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#123662 - 04/25/06 02:35 PM Re: A Good Teaching Aid  
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I have a clear covered 20 amp square D QO. I will send in pics.


#123663 - 04/25/06 05:18 PM Re: A Good Teaching Aid  
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I see a number of violations here. Improper means of support. not following installation instructions. orientation of the breaker handle [Linked Image]


only kidding, nice!!


Pierre Belarge

#123664 - 04/25/06 06:06 PM Re: A Good Teaching Aid  
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XO breakers have clear sides. You can get cords with clear moulded plugs (one one usually with a neon indicator light).


#123665 - 04/26/06 04:53 PM Re: A Good Teaching Aid  
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Here are are some more violations. just for PCBelarge [Linked Image]

No honestly before I taught housewiring I used to teach repair of white goods and these are a few of my teaching aids. They do all work, and were made by the students. It was good to see inside the machines as they worked. The fridges I could over charge and under charge with gas to let them see the effects on the machines.

- Kenbo
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