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Default Fused 4 ways good, unfused 4 ways bad?

Dave Liquorice wrote:

On Mon, 25 Feb 2013 03:41:05 +0000, Mike Tomlinson wrote:

But all the contacts for the plugs into that socket strip all look
fine.


The contacts are made up of one long strip of metal which is very thin
and flimsy. I'd be unhappy about pulling 13A through that.


How wide and thick? 4 mm x 0.5mm = 2 mm^2 ample for 13 A.


But they're brass rather than copper, so you'd need 2x to 4x the csa.