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System Combination-Type AFCI

UL Listed System Combination-Type AFCI

Eaton now offers a system combination-type AFCI. This new solution consist of a (1) UL 489 circuit breaker and (1) AFCI or Dual Function (AF/GF) Outlet Branch-Circuit receptacle, which has been tested and listed as a system to provide complete AFCI protection within the home as required by 210.12(A)(4)(d).

 

System combination arc fault circuit breaker

The advantages of the system combination-type AFCI kit, containing (1) UL 489 circuit breaker and (1) AFCI or Dual Function (AF/GF) Outlet Branch-Circuit receptacle as indicated by the selected catalog number, include:

  • Meets all requirements outlined in the NEC 210.12(A)(4)(d)
  • Meets all necessary requirements of UL 1699 under category AWDT
  • Listed AFCI solution that allows a receptacle to be installed using non-metallic sheathed cable*
  • Ability to locally reset the circuit for most faults at the receptacle 

*note:  Refer to NEC® 210.12(A)(4) for all requirements.

The system combination-type AFCI (or Dual Function AF/GF) is designed to detect and interrupt the following conditions:

OVERCURRENT AND SHORT-CIRCUIT CONDITIONS

The system combination-type circuit breaker will detect and interrupt over-current and short circuit conditions per UL 489.

GROUND FAULTS (DUAL FUNCTION AF/GF RECEPTACLES ONLY)

The Dual Function AF/GF receptacle is designed for personnel ground fault protection and will trip when leakage current conditions exist in accordance with UL 943.

ARC FAULTS

System combination-type AFCI devices work together to detect and interrupt both low current and high current arc faults anywhere in the branch circuit in accordance with UL 1699. The circuit breaker and AFCI receptacles have been tested and listed as a pair to meet the conditions laid out in paragraph 210.12(A)(4)(d) of the current edition of the NEC.

Catalog Information

NEW CATALOG #

DESCRIPTION

SCAF15

System combination-type AFCI kit 15A, white

SCAF20

System combination-type AFCI kit, 20A, white

SCDF15

System combination dual function (AF / GF) kit, 15A, white

SCDF20

System combination dual function (AF / GF) kit, 20A, white