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|English to French translations [PRO]|
|English term or phrase: fused spur|
|a double pole switch was connected to the main which supplied a fused spur and a double 13 Amp socket|
|fusible à broche|
Il semble qu'il s'agisse d'un type de fusible muni d'une broche (pin ou spur)
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prise avec fusible
Un "spur" est un éperon. Ça peut aussi être le support de mât de navire ainsi qu'une multitude d'autre choses.
Les seules réponses que j'ai pour une recherche croisée de "fused spur" ont été tous reçues du Royaume-Uni sauf un. Malheureusement, rien de définitif autre que de réaliser qu'il s'agit d'un point de connexion tiré du circuit principal d'entrée (le "mains").
Voir, si vous les connaissez, les symboles électrique au premier lien. Comparer les trois premiers exemples.
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circuit individuel avec protection par fusible
Well, I'm very sure about the meaning of the term, though not quite so sure how to express it in FR!
This is a very particular UK electrical term, and doesn't really have an equivalent in FR electricity, because the systems are different.
Traditionally, the UK has used what we call a 'ring main', where a number of sockets are all run off one big loop of cable, BOTH ends of which are connected to the supply; the simple idea is that any one socket receives its power via TWO cables in parallel, and hence, lower-capacity cables can be used. This entire system is fraught with other problems, however, and is regarded with deep suspicion by FR electricians (in fact, it's illegal over here!)
Now, sometimes it isn't practical / desirable / necessary to run a whole ring main, just to feed (say) one socket in the garage... in this case, you just run a single circuit with a individual fuse at the circuit / distribution board — THIS is what we call a 'fused spur'; the trouble is, it doesn't warrant a 'special name' in FR, since ALL circuits are wired like this! In essence, it is a 'star' system, and 'câblage en étoile' might perhaps be a way to describe it?
Anyway, that's all it is, perhaps some of our FNS colleagues could come up with a better wording than I have managed to.
| Tony M|
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