How is a fuse put in an electric circuit ? State the purpose of using a fuse in a circuit.

Updated on : 2022-09-05
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The fuse wire is stretched between the two metallic terminals.  and in a porcelain holder (since porcelain is an insulator of electricity).This folder fits into a porcelain socket having two metallic terminals to which the live wires of the circuit are connected.The figure below is showing the fuse arrangement.
A fuse is connected with each electrical appliance to safeguard it form the flow of excessive current through it.

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