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Comment on Code Question of the Day for May 12, 2020:
This is a follow up on the follow up. I couldn't let his statement go as fact, "Was told to was due to no overcurrent protection outside of the 13,200-volt primary fuse on utility step down transformer, Tom Grabowsky".
Take care and stay safe,
Good Morning Charlie,
Great to hear from you. Hope you are safe and well during these challenging times. Excellent point about the fuses on the primary side of utility transformers. You explained the purpose of that very well. Continuity of service. Good information for electical workers to be aware of regarding the supply side of the service disconnect and overcurrent protection.
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