. What is a fuse? Name the material of fuse
What is a fuse? Name the material of fuse. State one characteristic of the material used for fuse.
An electric fuse is defined as a safety device which is used to limit the current in an electric circuit. The use of a fuse safeguards the circuit and the appliances connected in that circuit from being damaged.
An alloy of lead and tin is used as the material of the fuse wire because its melting point is low and specific resistance is more than that of copper, aluminium, etc.