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On a QOB1201021 breaker with a 120V shunt trip, there is a sticker that says on the side of the shunt trip, "open when off". Should this circuit be open when the breaker is on?

Issue:
Should a shunt circuit be open when the breaker is on?

Product Line:
Miniature Circuit Breakers

Resolution:
The reference makes a distinction between the breaker state and the coil and clearing contact state. When the breaker is "on", the coil circuit is closed and waiting for a 120V signal to trip the breaker.
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