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Combination Arc Fault Circuit Interrupter (AFCI)

Combination Arc Fault Circuit Interrupter (AFCI)

GE’s Arc Fault Circuit Interrupter (AFCI) is designed to eliminate Arc faults. Arc faults are unintended electrical arcs that may ignite combustible materials in a dwelling. AFCI is compact, easy to install, and has the flexibility to address shared and mixed neutrals. AFCI meets National Electrical Code 2020. 

 

Benefits

  • Safety features help prevent personal injuries, electrical shocks, and fires
  • Provides simple to apply shared/mixed neutrals solution
  • Short pigtail version speeds installation and reduces clutter
  • One-inch standard breaker package frees up valuable wire space
  • Satisfies code’s requirement through NEC 2020 for arc fault protection

 

Features

  • Compact design
  • Trip indication window
  • Push-button test
  • Series protection
  • Parallel protection
  • Ground protection
  • Overload protection
  • Short circuit protection

 

Applications

AFCI prevents arc faults that might arise from:

  • Damaged wires
  • Receptacle leakage
  • Neutral leads pinched to a grounded metal box
  • Worn electrical insulation
  • Loose electrical connections
  • Shorted wires
  • Wires or cords in contact with vibrating metal
  • Overheated or stressed electrical cords and wires
  • Misapplied/damaged appliances

 

Specifications

  • 1 pole
  • 15A or 20A
  • 10kAIC or 22kAIC
  • 120/240 VAC
  • Wire Range #14-8 AWG CU/#12-8 AWG AL

 

Classifications and Certifications

  • UL listed Arc Fault Circuit Interrupters No.1699
  • UL Listed Molded Case Circuit Breakers No. 489

 

Additional resources

AFCISafety.org
A one-stop resource for AFCI safety information distributed by the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA)
 

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