Complete Guide to Overcurrent Protection
Fuses and breakers come in all shapes, sizes, formats and ratings. Wading through all of the different options can be mind boggling when designing an electrical system or upgrading and servicing existing systems.
The Complete Guide to Overcurrent Protection takes a deep dive into the defining standards, selection and installation practices of overcurrent protection (OCP) devices and will calm your anxiety when specing out a design.
- Where OCP is required to be implemented in your system
- How the location of an OCP device effects the ratings that it must meet
- Sizing OCP for different applications
- How different types of OCP work
- The Difference between fuses and breakers
- What it looks like when OCP isn't used
Member Price: $37.99
Non-Member Price: $45.99
Course Length: 1.1 Hours
ABYC Lead Instructor
American Boat and Yacht Council, Inc.
Mike Bonicker worked with Tidewater Yacht Service in Baltimore for over 20 years, starting as a tech for 5 years doing general repair, electrical and sailboat rigging. He climbed the ranks and became production manager for the remaining 15, still doing hands-on electrical and sailboat rigging work throughout his tenure.
He received his first ABYC certification, Electrical, under the instruction of Ed Sherman at New England Institute of Technology in 2000 and became a Master Tech with Standards and Corrosion by 2005.
Additionally, he has served with pride on the board of the Marine Trades Association of Maryland for over 12 years.
Boating started as a teenager for Mike when he learned to sail at 13 and raced for over 20 years and he's been a life-long fisherman from the age of 5 owning several boats both sail and power along the way.
Mike can be reached at:
- (410) 990-4460 x121