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Arc Fault Detection Device Demo (AFDD)

Arc Fault Detection Device Demo (AFDD)

Arc Fault Detection Devices (AFDD) are a new addition to the 18th Edition of the IET Wiring Regulations.

AFDDs have been included in Chapter 42. These devices provide additional protection against fires that are caused by arc faults in AC final circuits.

Arc fault detection devices (when used) should be installed at the origin of each final circuit that is are being protected, AFDDS should be installed in consumer units and/or distribution boards.

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