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#1 posted 03-18-2017 07:46 PM

Most themal overload circuits are automatic now. If there is no button, then it will reset automatically once cooled.
- cicerojoe

I’ve never seen an automatically resetting overload (ie: Klixon) on a table saw motor – as it would be a safety hazard. The last thing you want is for a table saw motor to just start by itself after an overload, which is why they require a manual reset. Same reason for using magnetic power switches – to prevent the saw from restarting unexpectedly after a power fail.

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Brad

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