Fuse plug

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1.(Ordnance) A plug fitted to the fuse hole of a shell to hold the fuse.
2.A fusible plug that screws into a receptacle, used as a fuse in electric wiring.
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Aircraft wheels are often designed with thermal fuse-plugs that melt when the internal wheel temperature at the fuse-plug reaches a pre-determined design value.
Landing with elevated brake temperatures is another scenario where the thermal fuse-plug melting temperature can be reached.
Aircrews should also be aware that ground taxi after a landing or rejected takeoff provides an opportunity for further increase in wheel temperature that could allow the wheel to reach the thermal fuse-plug melting temperature during taxi.