Our Associate Partners at Eaton remind us that October is Fire Protection and Safety month...and they have us covered.
"Eaton now offers a system combination-type AFCI. This new solution consist of a (1) UL 489 circuit breaker and (1) AFCI or Dual Function (AF/GF) Outlet Branch-Circuit receptacle, which has been tested and listed as a system to provide complete AFCI protection within the home as required by 210.12(A)(4)(d).
The advantages of the system combination-type AFCI kit, containing (1) UL 489 circuit breaker and (1) AFCI or Dual Function (AF/GF) Outlet Branch-Circuit receptacle as indicated by the selected catalog number, include:
- Meets all requirements outlined in the NEC 210.12(A)(4)(d)
- Meets all necessary requirements of UL 1699 under category AWDT
- Listed AFCI solution that allows a receptacle to be installed using non-metallic sheathed cable*
- Ability to locally reset the circuit for most faults at the receptacle
*note: Refer to NEC® 210.12(A)(4) for all requirements "
Designed to detect and interrupt arc faults, overcurrent and short circuit conditions, and ground faults in AF/GF receptacles. Visit them here
Be safe out there- we count heads going out- and want the same count coming back!
Business Development, IEC Chesapeake/IECC