Circuit Protection

  1. What Is the Difference Between an RCD and RCBO?

    What Is the Difference Between an RCD and RCBO?
    What exactly is an RCD and RCBO? How do they work? And is there any difference between them? Let's answer these questions.
  2. Why Use an AFDD?

    Why Use an AFDD?
    Find out what an AFDD is and why its used. These relatively new circuit protection devices can prevent fires and save lives.
  3. Your Guide to Choosing the Best Consumer Unit

    Your Guide to Choosing the Best Consumer Unit
    As you may already be aware, here at Expert Electrical, we have a panel of experts who are ready and willing to take your call and answer any and all questions you may have.
  4. Voltage Optimization Explained

    Voltage Optimization Explained
    Voltage optimization is the process of systematic reduction in the level of voltages received by a consumer unit.
  5. Ways To Prevent Electrical Faults

    Ways To Prevent Electrical Faults
    There are different categories of electrical faults that can occur in both the home and at work, usually occurring either through the 'hard wiring' of the electrical distribution system or at the individual appliance level. Electrical faults are dangerous, with the main risks being electric shock, fire and damage to equipment and property.
  6. How To Guide: Dealing with Fixes that Require Your Attention

    How To Guide: Dealing with Fixes that Require Your Attention
    We’ve all dealt with problems around the home that have gone on for a little longer than they should have.
  7. How To Achieve The Best Circuit Protection

    How To Achieve The Best Circuit Protection
    RCBOs (Residual Current circuit breaker with overload protection) incorporate the latest features in safety and comply with the most up to date wiring policies and regulations.
  8. What is an RCD?

    What is an RCD?
    A basic circuit protection setup would usually consist of a consumer unit, miniature circuit breakers and an RCD (Residual Current Device).
  9. Benefits of Circuit Protection

    Benefits of Circuit Protection
    Almost all properties that have an electrical supply will be fitted with a consumer unit to distribute electricity to the circuits.