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Arc Fault Circuit Interrupter (AFCI)

July 25th, 2016 | Make a comment | Posted in Electrical distribution
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arc-fault-circuit-interrupter-afciNew article from A.N, a very experienced member in industrial, commercial buildings and residential power installations, testing, control and maintenance.

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An arc fault circuit interrupter (AFCI) is a special circuit breaker, outlet or receptacle with the ability to detect, recognize and respond to dangerous electrical arcs in a circuit.

The device provides a higher level of protection compared to the standard circuit breaker. Its main advantage is the ability to detect and remove the hazardous arcing before it can cause a fire.
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