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Message No. 19860, Started by b1ueshift on 06/29/08
 Definition of current for a three phase circuit. I see electrical current quoted for 3 phase circuits and rated currents for 3 phase breakers and I'm not sure what that number refers to.Is it the sum of the RMS values of the currents in each phase or something else?
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 On three-phase circuits, the current is expressed in "current per phas... No. 19875, Posted by sparky1 on 07/08/08, 10:50 PST. "a 60 amps circuit breaker can handle 60 amp at each phase , it will t... No. 19873, Posted by gerdb on 07/06/08, 03:51 PST. a 60 amps circuit breaker can handle 60 amp at each phase , it will trip if... No. 19872, Posted by devitg on 07/05/08, 17:00 PST. "Rated amps , are for each phase ."  all three phases t... No. 19871, Posted by gerdb on 07/05/08, 15:37 PST. Rated amps , are for each phase . No. 19870, Posted by devitg on 07/05/08, 15:09 PST. yes, to my knowledge as machinist all we use is 3 phase current, ava... No. 19865, Posted by gerdb on 07/01/08, 21:00 PST. Sorry if I'm not making sense. Regarding 3 phase circuit breakers, whe... No. 19863, Posted by b1ueshift on 06/30/08, 23:01 PST. i don't think anyone understands the question No. 19862, Posted by gerdb on 06/30/08, 14:15 PST.