Internal Operating Mechanism

PowerPact B-frame circuit breakers have an over-center toggle mechanism providing quick-make, quick-break operation. The operating mechanism is also trip-free, which allows tripping even when the circuit breaker handle is held in the “ON” position.

Internal cross-bars provide common opening and closing of all poles with a single “ON” position.

All PowerPact circuit breakers have an integral push-to-trip button in the cover to manually trip the circuit breaker. This should be used as part of a regular preventive maintenance program.

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