What Is an AFCI (Arc-Fault Circuit Interrupter)?

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The term AFCI is an acronym that stands for arc-fault circuit interrupter, and is applied to a certain type of circuit breaker or outlet receptacle that aims at preventing sparking, or arcing, that can potentially cause an electrical fire.

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Original Article Source Credits:   Hunker , https://www.hunker.com/

Article Written By:  CHRIS DEZIEL 

Original Article Posted on:  JULY 11, 2018

Link to Original Article:  https://www.hunker.com/13713857/what-is-an-afci-arc-fault-circuit-interrupter