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HF RF Tripping Arc Fault Circuit Interrupters (AFCI's) W4TL on 7/6/16
These breakers were rushed thru the regulatory procedure (National Electrical Code) prior to any manufacturer actually testing and putting them on the market. There are many today still questioning whether these devices actually work as intended...i.e.; sensing an arcing fault and interrupting the circuit. An arcing fault results in a very unpredictable current pattern which the device is supposed to recognize.

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