Accession Number:

ADD007989

Title:

Current-Reducing Device.

Descriptive Note:

Patent,

Corporate Author:

DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1980-10-07

Pagination or Media Count:

7.0

Abstract:

A current-reducing device fuse or switch is described comprising a foil member of Al or Mg which is immersed in a fluid with which it will chemically react such as H2O or H2O2 above a certain temperature. The foil member is an electrical conductor but becomes an electrical insulator as a result of the chemical reaction. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Electrical and Electronic Equipment

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE