Who invented the automatic circuit breaker?

Answer The person who invented the automatic circuit breaker was Granville Woods. He was an African-American inventor some have called the black Edison. Circuit breakers are the standard in buildings now... Read More »

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Who invented the circuit breaker?

The invention of the circuit breaker was a joint effort involving several people. The first circuit breakers were produced by Philadelphia-based Cutter Manufacturing Company in 1904, according to M... Read More »

What company invented the circuit breaker?

Thomas Edison invented the circuit breaker in 1879 and had it patented the same year. Cutter Manufacturing Company produced the first circuit breakers in 1904. The circuit breaker was designed to p... Read More »

How many circuit breakers are in a circuit breaker panel?

The number of circuit breakers in a circuit breaker panel is determined by the expected need of all appliances and outlets in the house. It is recommended that more breakers be installed than you'... Read More »

You plug a vacuum cleaner into a 110-V outlet with nothing else on the circuit If the 15-A circuit breaker is tripped. what is the maximum possible resistance of the vacuum's motor?