Crabtree combine AFDDs with the new Miniature RCBO to create a single device that can provide protection against all fault conditions.
Crabtree AFDDs have been designed and tested to not respond to arcing from normal operation of equipment, for examples vacuum cleaners or drills etc, and to continue to monitor circuits & respond to arc faults whilst the equipment is being used.
Dave Enefer, Devices Product Manager at Crabtree comments: “Arc fault detection devices should be used to provide additional protection, in conjunction with the requirements for overcurrent, short circuit and earth leakage protection. This is achieved by combining Crabtree AFDDs with the new Miniature RCBO to create a single device that can provide protection against all of the fault conditions as necessary to meet the requirements of BS7671″.
Crabtree AFDDs are two pole switching and totally isolate any faulty circuit or appliance by switching off line and neutral under fault conditions providing a much safer environment both while waiting for the emergency electrician, or while the contractor carries out maintenance and repair tasks.
Crabtree AFDDs are designed to fit into all Crabtree Starbreaker consumer units and are fully backward compatible.
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