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#60779 - 01/09/06 11:04 PM Square D QOB Arc Fault Breakers  
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Any one seen one of these? My supplier is telling me he's having a hard time locating them(there not a distributer but can get their hands on certain square d products)


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#60780 - 01/10/06 01:49 AM Re: Square D QOB Arc Fault Breakers  
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The do make them but not sure what the availability is.

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QOB120AFI

Why don’t you use standard QO Breakers? Square D panelboards will accept both QOB and QO breakers.

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#60781 - 01/10/06 04:38 AM Re: Square D QOB Arc Fault Breakers  
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"Why don’t you use standard QO Breakers? Square D panelboards will accept both QOB and QO breakers."

I was totally blown away when I found that out a few yews back. Either way they do make a QOB AFCI, but yes you may have to find a supplier/distrubuter that carries them. A place here in SF, CA carriers them on the shelf, but doubt you will want to drive that far.

Curt could... Maltby on 7th. I think they have a location closer though?

[This message has been edited by e57 (edited 01-10-2006).]


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#60782 - 01/10/06 10:37 AM Re: Square D QOB Arc Fault Breakers  
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What about older NQOB panelboards? They only accept QOBs.

If you are in a hurry and dont mind getting reamed, try Grainger.


#60783 - 01/10/06 09:36 PM Re: Square D QOB Arc Fault Breakers  
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For what it's worth, Cutler-Hammer makes UL classified breakers for Sq D panels.....their business seems to pick up whenever Sq D has a problem....



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