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1. (WO2017040159) SYSTEM FOR MONITORING A FUSE LINK, FUSE TUBE ASSEMBLY AND FUSE CUTOUT INCLUDING SAME

Pub. No.:    WO/2017/040159    International Application No.:    PCT/US2016/048507
Publication Date: Fri Mar 10 00:59:59 CET 2017 International Filing Date: Fri Aug 26 01:59:59 CEST 2016
IPC: H01H 9/16
H01H 31/12
H01H 85/30
H01H 85/46
Applicants: COOPER TECHNOLOGIES COMPANY
Inventors: HAENSGEN, Gregg J.
LUCAS, Richard W.
PITEL, Michael B.
HOEPPNER, Bruce D.
Title: SYSTEM FOR MONITORING A FUSE LINK, FUSE TUBE ASSEMBLY AND FUSE CUTOUT INCLUDING SAME
Abstract:
A system for monitoring one or more aspects of a fuse tube assembly (22) of a fuse cutout (12) comprises: a housing (102) structured to be disposed adjacent to, and coupled to the fuse tube assembly (22); a power source (120) disposed in the housing (102); a processing unit (122) disposed in the housing (102) and electrically coupled to the power source (120); and a motion detecting unit (126) disposed in the housing (102) and electrically coupled to the processing unit (122), the motion detecting unit (126) being structured to detect one or both of position or movement of the housing (102).