25 September 2020

OCB full form

 What is the full form of OCB?


  • Oil Circuit Breaker

What does OCB mean?

OIL is the one of the oldest type of circuit breaker. It includes a separate contacts and the main function of these contacts is to separate an insulating oil. It has good insulating properties compare with air. When the fault occurs then the contact of the breaker will open beneath the oil. Once the arc is struck among the two contact of the breaker then the heat of the arc will dissolve the surrounding oil and separates into a significant volume of gaseous hydrogen at high pressure. The main features of this circuit breakers are low cost, simplicity and reliability.

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