[200q20v] radiator fuse - failsafe

Glen Powell gpowell at ennovatenetworks.com
Wed Feb 28 15:05:57 EST 2001

If you really wanted a 'failsafe' you would run the two fuses in series.
This way they both see the exact same load and if one fails to blow at the
rated fuse load the other might blow and protect the wiring.



-----Original Message-----
From: 200q20v-admin at audifans.com [mailto:200q20v-admin at audifans.com]On
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Sent: Wednesday, February 28, 2001 1:39 PM
To: auditude at neta.com; lee at wheelman.com
Cc: 200q20v at audifans.com
Subject: Re: [200q20v] radiator fuse

In a message dated Wed, 28 Feb 2001 12:43:35 PM Eastern Standard Time, "Ken
Keith" <auditude at neta.com> writes:

<< Can you run two fuses in parallel as a failsafe?  If you do, would
one/they still blow at the proper current?



No, you can not run two fuses; you'd double the amps needed to blow the
circuit to 160.

----------80 amp fuse------]
----------80 amp fuse------]
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