Meaning : Earth leakage circuit breaker
Category : Technology
Sub Category : Electrical
What does ELCB mean or stand for ?
The full form of ELCB form part of the vocabulary that is used by people associated with the electrical and electronics industry.An ELCB is an electrical fitting that is placed on the main power supply board of a premises.It is connected to the ground so as to remove any voltage spikes from the circuit.
It looks like a traditional tripper but is much more powerful and overrides all the other circuit breakers that are installed.If there is a surge in electricity it immediately “trips” and disconnected main power to the place where its installed.This prevents shocks as well as damage to other equipment.