breaking capacity of BS 1361

Discussion in 'Electricians' Talk' started by bs7671, Oct 2, 2005.

  1. bs7671

    bs7671 New Member

    Anyone know the breaking capacity of a 60A BS 1361 fuse?
  2. Lokkars Daisy

    Lokkars Daisy New Member

  3. bs7671

    bs7671 New Member

    Thanks a lot mate
  4. sparky Si-Fi

    sparky Si-Fi Active Member

    Type 1 16.5 KA

    Type 2 33.0 KA
  5. Lokkars Daisy

    Lokkars Daisy New Member

    Arghh ! sorry bs7671 It,s too early for this stuff ,as sifi says type 2 =33kA Get the tipex out ?
  6. bs7671

    bs7671 New Member

    LOL, thats alright, its on the computer anyway, just gonna have to hit delete a few times
  7. Lokkars Daisy

    Lokkars Daisy New Member

    Did you check what type it was anyway :)
  8. bs7671

    bs7671 New Member

    They didnt have it on them, they just said BS 1361 : 1971 ME on them. I will just put 16.5, the breaking capacity doesnt reach anywahere near that anyway so its not to important, just anouther box to fill in.
  9. dingbat

    dingbat New Member

    For future reference:

    On Site Guide, Table 7.2A, page 50

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