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Fuse Wire
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Fuse wire doesn't comply with 17 edition
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(26-01-2018, 10:00 AM)Zetomagneto Wrote: Is the rating of fuse wire the amperage it blows at, or is it the safe continuous rating, I can never remember.

I seem to remember that old glass and/or ceramic car fuses were rated at the amps that would blow them instantly, but modern car 'blade' fuses are rated at what they can stand constantly.
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(26-01-2018, 10:17 AM)Stuart k Wrote: Fuse wire doesn't comply with 17 edition

Lighting fuse wire has been 8 amps for at least 50 years - we have quite different three pin plugs without fuses also.

Cheers, Tony in Australia.
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