Engineers & Technicians In this day and age of increased CRM and safety awareness, a forum for the guys and girls who keep our a/c serviceable.

Circuit Breakers

Old 6th Feb 2018, 21:41
  #1 (permalink)  
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Nov 2016
Location: Australia
Posts: 15
Circuit Breakers

Are aircraft circuit breakers thermal?
Nidalap is offline  
Old 6th Feb 2018, 21:51
  #2 (permalink)  
 
Join Date: May 2005
Location: France / UK
Age: 64
Posts: 909
Some are and some are not.
eckhard is online now  
Old 8th Feb 2018, 08:10
  #3 (permalink)  
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Nov 2016
Location: Australia
Posts: 15
How do you tell between the two?
Nidalap is offline  
Old 8th Feb 2018, 11:16
  #4 (permalink)  
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: EDDF
Posts: 127
Originally Posted by Nidalap View Post
Are aircraft circuit breakers thermal?
Please have a look at page 11-47 of the
FAA part 43
Cheers
easaman
easaman is offline  
Old 8th Feb 2018, 15:41
  #5 (permalink)  
 
Join Date: Feb 2001
Location: UK
Posts: 461
some are now electronic
Golden Rivet is online now  
Old 8th Feb 2018, 18:49
  #6 (permalink)  
 
Join Date: Feb 2006
Location: Hanging off the end of a thread
Posts: 15,800
Cessna use a self resetting thermal CB under the panel of the C152 to control voltage on the field wire.
NutLoose is offline  
Old 10th Feb 2018, 02:30
  #7 (permalink)  
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Nov 2016
Location: Australia
Posts: 15
I can't post any links yet, but ah yep, now I'm seeing which ones are thermal and which ones aren't.

Last edited by Nidalap; 10th Feb 2018 at 03:01.
Nidalap is offline  

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Thread Tools
Search this Thread

Contact Us Archive Advertising Cookie Policy Privacy Statement Terms of Service

Copyright 2018 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.