NSN 5925-00-279-5578Circuit Breaker
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Product Definition Definition of approved item name (AIN): "CIRCUIT BREAKER"
A device with means other than fuses for automatically opening the circuit in which it is installed when the current varies from the predetermined value for which the device is set. May include provisions for manual operation. At least one set of contacts must be in series with the actuating element(s). A combination of semiconductor and passive devices may be used in lieu of contacts. For automatically operated items in which the actuating (tripping) element and contacts are not in series, see relay (as modified). For items which are operated both manually and automatically but the actuating elements and contact are not in series, see relay-switch. Excludes circuit breaker box and magneto "breaker" assemblies. See also switch (as modified); and controller.
5925-00-279-5578 Spec. NSN part characteristics
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Identification Item Identification Guide (IIG) and Item Name Code (INC)
Special material and handling
Indicates there is no information in the hmirs. The nsn is in a fsc in table ii of fed std 313 and a msds may be required by the user. The requirement for a msds is dependent on a hazard determination of the supplier or the intended end use of item.
Precious metal content is unknown
The item does not have a nuclear hardened feature or any other critical feature such as tolerance, fit restriction or application.
Import and Export
Schedule B Codes Definitions:
Automatic Circuit Breakers, For A Voltage Not Exceeding 1, 000 V, Nesoi
Automatic Circuit Breakers For A Voltage Not Exceeding 1, 000 Volts
National motor freight and handling
Freight Codes Definitions:
No special type of cargo code applicable.
Electrical appliances, small.
Instruments/equipment/supplies for radio, communications, electrical, laboratory, etc. (includes signal corps).
Shipment is not a consolidation and does not exceed 84 inches in any dimension.
Other or no special handling required (sh)