IMPROVE ELECTRICAL SYSTEM RELIABILITY WITH MAGNETIC CIRCUIT BREAKER SWITCH PANELS

Electrical failures in vehicles are commonplace and are a source of serious concern for vehicle operators, maintenance personnel and fleet managers. Traditional switch panel designs utilizing switches designed for household appliances are often the source of electrical failures. Switch panels designed with magnetic circuit breakers as the circuit switching mechanisms provide the most reliable and safest method of controlling electrical apparatus. In conjunction with magnetic circuit breaker switches, solid state back lighting of switch functions will provide a higher degree of reliability and performance. This paper explores electrical problems experienced by operators and maintenance personnel in the state fleet and public works sectors. Solutions to common problems are discussed. Emphasis on magnetic circuit breaker protection and solid state back lighting as a reliable means of controlling and identifying switching circuits is discussed in detail.

Language

  • English

Media Info

  • Features: Figures;
  • Pagination: 10p

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00722630
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Preprint E-3
  • Files: TRIS, TRB
  • Created Date: Jun 24 1996 12:00AM