Circuit Breakers (CB)
Status: ActiveDocument ID: 100600
Addresses CB AFCIs. AFCIs are available as circuit breakers and as receptacles (Outlet Branch Receptacle [OBR]). CB AFCIs are tested and Listed to UL-1699 requirements. Both types can be installed per the 2014 National Electrical Code®. A stand alone paper is available for each AFCI type. This paper addresses CB AFCIs. The OBC AFCI is described in a similar document available at www.nema.org/Standards/Pages/Outlet-Branch-Receptacle.aspx. Cross-referencing the two papers provides the user/specifier/installer with all the important facts to decide which type best suits the intended installation.
Published Date: Sep.10.2014
Document ID: 100600
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