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Circuit Breakers

Three main reasons a circuit breaker trips:  1) There is a short circuit.  2) There is an overloaded circuit.  3) The circuit breaker is worn out.   

A circuit breaker is designed to trip (flip to the off position)  when there is a problem with the wire it is protecting.  

A SHORT Circuit is when two electrical wires touch each other.  A short circuit will cause the breaker to trip or blow a fuse.  

An OVERLOADED Circuit occurs when too much power is running through an electrical wire.  

A WORN OUT circuit breaker is one that has just worn out, is old and possible damaged.

Select Electric stocks our trucks with hundreds of circuit breakers!!