Outlet Branch Receptacle (OBC)
Status: ActiveDocument ID: 100601
Addresses OBC AFCIs. AFCIs are available as circuit breakers (CBs) and as receptacles. OBC AFCIs are tested and Listed to UL 1699A requirements. Both types can be installed per the 2014 National Electrical Code®. A stand alone paper is available for each AFCI type. The CB AFCI is described in a similar document available at www.nema.org/Standards/Pages/Circuit-Breakers.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: 100601
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