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Merlin Gerin 1600A vs. 10A Circuit Breaker 4000 FPS Slow Motion

This is a Merlin Gerin Masterpact M16N1 Circuit Breaker rated at 1600A/690VAC (Roughly 1.9MW 3-phase energy!) here is it tested against a C10A 1P+N MCB to withstand a 50kA short-circuit current from a 2500uF/2kV energy discharge capacitor! The capacitor used is a Maxwell Energy Discharge capacitor that you can read about here Some product series

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Merlin Gerin 1600A Circuit Breaker In 4000 FPS Slow Motion

I got hold of a large Merlin Gerin Masterpact M16N1 circuit breaker, from 1997, from a low voltage distribution drawout system. In the video you get a inspection of the various parts of the breaker and I have some fun making it work and test it! Some product series data and the full article with

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