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Electrical Terms And Their Meanings

Today, we are going to share with you some basic electrical terms and what they mean.

Service Box
The main electrical panel where all of the fuses are for your home or building. All electrical circuits in your home should start and end at this location. It can also be known as a service panel or fuse box.

Gauge
This is the term used to describe the diameter of the wires. With the larger the number meaning the thinner the wire is.

A.C
A.C stands for alternating current. This is a type of current which can be found in offices and your home.

Circuit
A circuit is a loop where your electricity flows. An example of this would be a light fitting. Where the electricity runs in a circuit to the light fitting to allow it to work. A circuit will only work when the circuit is complete.