U.S. Code of Federal Regulations

Regulations most recently checked for updates: Oct 28, 2020

§ 111.53-1 - General.

(a) Each fuse must -

(1) Meet the general provisions of Article 240 of NFPA NEC 2002 or IEC 60092-202 (both incorporated by reference; see 46 CFR 110.10-1) as appropriate.

(2) Have an interrupting rating sufficient to interrupt the asymmetrical RMS short-circuit current at the point of application; and

(3) Be listed by an independent laboratory.

(b) Renewable link cartridge-type fuses must not be used.

(c) Each fuse installation must provide for ready access to test the condition of the fuse.

[CGD 94-108, 61 FR 28279, June 4, 1996, as amended by61 FR 33045, June 26, 1996; USCG-2003-16630, 73 FR 65197, Oct. 31, 2008; USCG-2013-0671, 78 FR 60153, Sept. 30, 2013]