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Reviews Categories | DC Power Supply Distribution Panels | Blue Sea Systems ST Fuse Block with negative bus Help


Reviews Summary for Blue Sea Systems ST Fuse Block with negative bus
Blue Sea Systems ST Fuse Block with negative bus Reviews: 2 Average rating: 5.0/5 MSRP: $32.00
Description: ST* Glass Fuse Block with Negative Bus
PN: 5015-

*Screw Terminal

• Clear insulating cover with label recess for standard Blue Sea Systems' labels
• Cover insulates all conductive parts, satisfying ABYC/USCG requirements and storing spare fuses
• Tin-plated copper buses and Phosphor Bronze fuse clips give 30 Ampere rating per circuit
• Accepts AGC (Fast Acting), MDL (Time-Delay) and all other 3AG Glass Fuses

Specifications
Base Material LEXAN® Polycarbonate
Cover Material Polycarbonate
AGC/MDL Fuse 1/8 to 30 Amperes Available
Screw Terminal 8-32 with Captive Star Lockwasher
Maximum Amperage per circuit 30 Amperes
Maximum Amperage per block 100 Amperes
Maximum Voltage 32 Volts DC
Product is in production.
More info: http://www.bluesea.com/product.asp?Product_Id=26366&d_Id=7463&l1=7463&l2=#
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W3JKS Rating: 5/5 Oct 10, 2008 06:58 Send this review to a friend
Solid product using common auto fuses  Time owned: 3 to 6 months
I have installed seven of these in my mobile communications truck; all are the model 5026 with plastic cover and a negative bus connection. This model provides 12 circuits, is rated for 100 amps and utilizes common automobile (ST) bladed fuses.

I like the fact that I can pickup fuses at any auto parts store and most gas stations. I use circular lugs, so there is no danger of the wires slipping out from under the screws.

The price is right! I am mounting a small LED indicator under the cover to act as a pilot light and tying them into the main DC breaker panel with 70-amp breakers and 6AWG wire.

73,
john W3JKS/AAT3BF/AAM3EDE/AAA9SL
(project pictures on www.armymars.net)
 
N4OYO Rating: 5/5 Jul 12, 2006 06:10 Send this review to a friend
Great fuse block for adding your own Anderson Power Poles!  Time owned: 6 to 12 months
While attempting to build a compact power panel, I wandered into West Marine looking for some maring grade connectors. When I saw the Blue Sea fuse block I gave up my plans to build one up from scratch.

To add Power Poles to this block, I used short pieces of solid 10 gage wire with a terminal conector on one end and a Power Pole on the other. The + bus strip sits behind and higher than the - bus, and their spacing is perfect, making it is a simple matter to put solid wire on each pair of connection points and terminate them in a Power Pole.

Solid wire is a must to provide rigid support to the Power Poles. Be sure to use insulated connectors or add two layers of heat shrink on the + terminal connectors as they cross over the - terminal screw. When building with solid wire, crimp lightly just to hold the connectors in place for soldering.

Blue Sea makes several versions of fuse blocks. The only model that will work is the one that uses glass fuses and has both a positive and negative bus.

Any well stocked marine store will carry this line or can order it.
 


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