Fire Protection? Yep! We Have an AP for That!

EATON AFCI products

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!

Jenny Boone
Business Development, IEC Chesapeake/IECC
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