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Hi,
Breakers will normally heat up up a heavy load... if the breaker gets too hot it will trip and shut down the circuit.
The one thing you can do to make sure it is not getting hotter then necessary is to shut off the breaker and make sure that the wires are securely tightened into the breaker. Loose wires can also cause the breaker to get hotter then it should.

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