Why Does a Fuse Blow?


A fuse blows because of heat from an overloaded circuit. When a circuit is overloaded, the electrical resistance in the circuit increases and this may cause damage to your equipment or cause a fire. The fuse therefore blows in order to prevent this.
Q&A Related to "Why Does a Fuse Blow?"
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