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How does a 20 amp breaker work?

The circuit and circuit breaker that you tripped has a capacity of 15 Amps. Is that correct? If you have a fuses, the excess heat will cause a wire inside to melt, which will stop the flow of electricity. If this had been a 20-amp breaker, it would have been thicker.

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