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Default Fused 4 ways good, unfused 4 ways bad?

On Wed, 27 Feb 2013 21:41:34 +0000, Andy Burns wrote:

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.


1 mm^2 copper T&E is rated at 14 A (thought it was a tad higher) so 2
mm^2 of brass is a similar ball park.

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