Cartridge Fuses

Cartridge fuses are a low cost electrical safety device that is used to protect electrical circuits and appliances. They are cylindrical in shape and have a contact point at each end. Cartridge fuses are typically constructed from ceramic, glass or porcelain.



How do cartridge fuses work?


Cartridge fuses contain a piece of wire that melts when too much current flows through the circuit. When the wire melts, it breaks the circuit which prevents any damage. This is often referred to as burning out or blowing out. Put simply, when a fuse blows, the circuit is broken. Once a fuse has blown, it will need replacing in order to make the circuit complete again, and allow the flow of current.



Different types of cartridge fuse


Most cartridge fuses are general purpose and feature no time delay, however, some heavy duty options will have a time delay features that enables motors to start up.



Why use cartridge fuses?


Cartridge fuses are a relatively cheap way of protecting electrical equipment from short circuits and overcurrent. They are incredibly safe as they do not produce flames, arcs or gas when they burn out and break the circuit. Their speed of operation is also incredibly quick, as they react almost instantly.



What cartridge fuse should you choose?


Cartridge fuses are available in a range of standard current rating variants. When choosing the correct fuse for your application, you should choose a fuse with a nominally higher current rating than the device that it is being used in. This means that if there is a slight, harmless power increase, the fuse will not blow.


...
Read more Read less

Filters

Viewing 1 - 20 of 40 products
Results per page
Description Price Current Rating Diameter Fuse Size Fuse Speed Overall Dimensions Voltage Rating Overall Length Body Material High Rupture Capacity Application Category Breaking Capacity at Maximum Voltage Rating UL Class Includes Indicator Size Designation
RS Stock No. 898-3360
Mfr. Part No.16C10X38GI
BrandAltech
€1.706
Each (In a Pack of 10)
units
16 A - 10 x 38mm T - 500 V ac - Ceramic - GL - - - -
RS Stock No. 899-9709
Mfr. Part No.4C10X38GI
BrandAltech
€1.823
Each (In a Pack of 10)
units
4 A - 10 x 38mm T - 500 V ac - Ceramic - GL - - - -
RS Stock No. 899-9747
Mfr. Part No.50C14X51GI
BrandAltech
€2.78
Each
units
50 A - 14 x 51mm T - 400 V ac - Ceramic - GL - - - -
RS Stock No. 898-1266
Mfr. Part No.10C10X38GI
BrandAltech
€1.706
Each (In a Pack of 10)
units
10 A - 10 x 38mm T - 500 V ac - Ceramic - GL - - - -
RS Stock No. 899-9756
Mfr. Part No.50C14X51SC
BrandAltech
€29.688
Each (In a Pack of 10)
units
50 A - 14 x 51mm FF - 690 V ac - Ceramic - GR - - - -
RS Stock No. 898-1263
Mfr. Part No.10C8X32GI
BrandAltech
€1.706
Each (In a Pack of 10)
units
10 A - 8 x 32mm T - 380 V ac - Ceramic - GL - - - -
RS Stock No. 898-2228
Mfr. Part No.20C10X38GI
BrandAltech
€2.461
Each (In a Pack of 10)
units
20 A - 10 x 38mm T - 400 V ac - Ceramic - GL - - - -
RS Stock No. 898-0935
Mfr. Part No.002625109CH
BrandAltech
€16.98
Each
units
25 A - 10 x 38mm - - 900 V dc - Ceramic - GPV - - - -
RS Stock No. 899-0960
Mfr. Part No.2621009
BrandAltech
€2.391
Each (In a Pack of 10)
units
16 A - 10 x 38mm F - 500 V ac - Ceramic - AM - - - -
RS Stock No. 898-0913
Mfr. Part No.002625103CH
BrandAltech
€16.98
Each
units
6 A - 10 x 38mm - - 1 kV dc - Ceramic - GPV - - - -
RS Stock No. 898-0929
Mfr. Part No.002625106CH
BrandAltech
€16.98
Each
units
12 A - 10 x 38mm - - 1 kV dc - Ceramic - GPV - - - -
RS Stock No. 900-1550
Mfr. Part No.6C10X38GI
BrandAltech
€2.281
Each (In a Pack of 10)
units
6 A - 10 x 38mm T - 500 V ac - Ceramic - GL - - - -
RS Stock No. 898-3379
Mfr. Part No.16C14X51GI
BrandAltech
€1.907
Each (In a Pack of 10)
units
16 A - 14 x 51mm T - 660 V ac - Ceramic - GL - - - -
RS Stock No. 899-3200
Mfr. Part No.2C8X32GI
BrandAltech
€2.419
Each (In a Pack of 10)
units
2 A - 8 x 32mm T - 400 V ac - Ceramic - GL - - - -
RS Stock No. 900-3459
Mfr. Part No.8C14X51GI
BrandAltech
€2.559
Each (In a Pack of 10)
units
8 A - 14 x 51mm T - 660 V ac - Ceramic - GL - - - -
RS Stock No. 899-3938
Mfr. Part No.32C10X38GI
BrandAltech
€1.823
Each (In a Pack of 10)
units
32 A - 10 x 38mm T - 400 V ac - Ceramic - GL - - - -
RS Stock No. 899-0967
Mfr. Part No.2621003
BrandAltech
€2.419
Each (In a Pack of 10)
units
4 A - 10 x 38mm F - 500 V ac - Ceramic - AM - - - -
RS Stock No. 899-3014
Mfr. Part No.2C10X38GI
BrandAltech
€2.419
Each (In a Pack of 10)
units
2 A - 10 x 38mm T - 500 V ac - Ceramic - GL - - - -
RS Stock No. 898-3051
Mfr. Part No.12C10X38GI
BrandAltech
€1.706
Each (In a Pack of 10)
units
12 A - 10 x 38mm T - 500 V ac - Ceramic - GL - - - -
RS Stock No. 899-9393
Mfr. Part No.40C22X58GI
BrandAltech
€9.04
Each
units
40 A - 22.2 x 58mm T - 690 V ac - Ceramic - GL - - - -