What is a breaker bar used for?

Answer A breaker bar (sometimes called a cheater bar) is a long handle extension used for socket wrenches. The breaker bar is most commonly used in automotive repair (but not limited to it) to provide add... Read More »

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What is a circuit breaker used for?

A circuit breaker is an electrical switch used to safeguard an electrical circuit so that it is kept safe in the event of a short circuit of a circuit overload. It functions by detecting a faulty c... Read More »

What size wire is used for a 50 amp breaker?

A 50-amp breaker uses a #6 copper wire that is 12-gauge in thickness, which is the standard gauge of home electrical wiring. A #6 copper wire can be used with breakers rated up to, but not exceedin... Read More »

What size wire is used on a 15 amp circuit breaker?

You can use either 12 gauge or 14 gauge wire with a 15-amp circuit breaker. However, 14 gauge often is not big enough and best used only with alarm and three-way switch circuits which don't draw mu... Read More »

Is it safe to turn the breaker on and use my microwave The breaker tripped after a light bulb broke.?

well now you're going to split a couple of protons and then create a black hole and then we're going to get sucked in, all cuz you couldn't eat your freaking food cold like the rest of us!!!THANKS ... Read More »