Proteus Switchgear – AFDDsryanmasters@imdivision.co.uk
Proteus Switchgear Release Their AFDDs
The 18th Edition regulations recommends the use of Arc Fault Detection Devices (AFDDs) to reduce the risk of ﬁre in areas such as sleeping accommodation, places containing irreplaceable goods and locations made from, or containing combustible materials.
In addition, the device ﬁts its existing range of consumer unit, but also those manufactured over 30 years ago with no requirement for any bus bar reconﬁguration.
Available in B curve with 30mA Type A residual current protection, the device features a self-testing AFDD function (completed every hour) along with a fault status LED indicating what fault is present when the AFDD functions –i.e. series fault, parallel fault, over-voltage or self-test error.
“Proteus Switchgear has now launched its combined AFDD/RCBO device offering short circuit, overload, earth leakage and arc fault detection in a single device.”