Electronic Circuit Breakers

Electronic circuit breakers are automatically operated electrical switches that are designed to protect an electrical circuit from damage. They cut off a circuit whenever the current jumps above a safe level.

How electronic circuit breakers work

Electronic circuit breakers prevent an overload or short circuit. Their basic function is to keep an electrical system running safely by interrupting the flow of current when a fault is detected. They do this by a combination of active electronic current limitation in the case of a short circuit and an overload deactivation.

Why electronic circuit breakers are important

In homes, there's usually a main electronic circuit breaker that protects the whole system, plus smaller circuit breakers built into many domestic appliances such as washing machines, tumble dryers and air-conditioning systems.

Without circuit breakers (or the alternative, fuses), household electricity would be impractical because of the potential for fires and other issues resulting from simple wiring problems and equipment failures. Compared to fuses, which only work once and then require replacment, circuit breakers can be used over and over again.


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RS Stock No. 631-9120
Mfr. Part No.ESS20-003-DC24V-3A/6A
BrandETA
SGD247.39
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- - - 3 A, 3/6 A - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 890-2913
Mfr. Part No.PM-0824-240-0
BrandBlock
SGD254.51
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- POWER MINI - 0.5 → 6 A - 24V DIN Rail Mount 90mm 45mm 99mm
RS Stock No. 768-1079
Mfr. Part No.2800905
SGD84.39
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- - - - - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 723-4859
Mfr. Part No.ESX10-TB-101-DC24V-8A
BrandETA
SGD207.90
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- ESX10-T - 8 A - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 914-4590
Mfr. Part No.2CDE601101R2905
BrandABB
SGD253.89
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- EPD24 - 500 mA - 24V DIN Rail Mount - - -
RS Stock No. 723-4847
Mfr. Part No.ESX10-TB-101-DC24V-4A
BrandETA
SGD177.04
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- ESX10-T - 4 A - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 723-4853
Mfr. Part No.ESX10-TB-101-DC24V-10A
BrandETA
SGD215.16
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- ESX10-T - 10 A - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 914-4626
Mfr. Part No.2CDE601101R2012
BrandABB
SGD296.18
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- EPD24 - 12 A - 24V DIN Rail Mount - - -
RS Stock No. 729-2880
Mfr. Part No.ESX10-TB-102-DC24V-2A
BrandETA
SGD162.76
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- ESX10-T - 2 A - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 729-2887
Mfr. Part No.ESX10-TB-102-DC24V-6A
BrandETA
SGD154.62
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- ESX10-T - 6 A - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 914-4613
Mfr. Part No.2CDE601101R2008
BrandABB
SGD238.13
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- EPD24 - 8 A - 24V DIN Rail Mount - - -
RS Stock No. 914-4601
Mfr. Part No.2CDE601101R2004
BrandABB
SGD253.89
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- EPD24 - 4 A - 24V DIN Rail Mount - - -
RS Stock No. 890-2904
Mfr. Part No.PM-0724-200-0
BrandBlock
SGD145.50
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- POWER MINI - 2 → 10 A - 24V DIN Rail Mount - - -
RS Stock No. 729-2871
Mfr. Part No.ESX10-TB-102-DC24V-1A
BrandETA
SGD162.76
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- ESX10-T - 1 A - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 723-4843
Mfr. Part No.ESX10-TB-101-DC24V-2A
BrandETA
SGD177.04
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- ESX10-T - 2 A - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 179-3000
Mfr. Part No.2080650000
SGD48.09
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- - 1 25 mA - 24V DIN Rail Mount 12.2mm 96.5mm 125mm
RS Stock No. 890-2901
Mfr. Part No.PC-0724-800-0
BrandBlock
SGD345.39
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- POWER COMPACT - 2 → 10 A - 24V DIN Rail Mount - - -
RS Stock No. 179-2989
Mfr. Part No.2081880000
SGD41.46
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- - - 120 mA - 24V DIN Rail Mount 12.2mm 96.5mm 125mm
RS Stock No. 179-3001
Mfr. Part No.2122910000
SGD26.50
1 Box of 10
Box(es)
- - - - - - DIN Rail Mount 6.1mm 96.5mm 125mm
RS Stock No. 177-6030
Mfr. Part No.787-2861/800-000
BrandWago
SGD95.52
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EPSITRON 787-2861 1 8 A 15 A 30V DIN Rail Mount 94mm 6mm 97.8mm
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