Four-wire electric distribution system
On Sun, 18 Mar 2001 11:34:36 -0000, you wrote:
>The circuit breakers you talk of are known as "Earth Fault Current Breakers" or
>"Earth Leakage Current Breakers" and seem to be becoming more widely used as
>time goes by.
Residual-Current Device (RCD) seems to be a much more common term
nowadays, at least in the UK. presumably to reflect that current may
leak to places other than earth.! I think the Yanks tend to call them
Ground Fault Interruptors (GFIs) - or is that something different?
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