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#83558 - 02/05/03 11:31 AM AFCI TESTERS  
ccdave  Offline
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With all the discussions about these attention getters(afci bkrs), I don't mind asking what if anything are we supposed to test them with? They are just now being installed in my neck of the woods and as of yet I have not had a final on them and would like to test them accuratly. Joe-anything?
thanks,ccdave


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#83559 - 02/05/03 02:17 PM Re: AFCI TESTERS  
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ccdave Welcome:

I am not sure if anyone has developed a tester, aside from those that may be a part of the AFCI products.

Here's a UL link that we can use to search for an answer:
http://www.ul.com/regulators/afci/


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#83560 - 02/05/03 04:36 PM Re: AFCI TESTERS  
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http://www.arcfaulttester.com/ is UL Listed.

http://www.ul.com/media/newsrel/nr092402.html talks about an Etcon tester that bears an unauthorized UL marking, and may be unsafe to operate.

[This message has been edited by ThinkGood (edited 02-05-2003).]



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