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RCDs trigger a lockdown-easing issue

28 May 2020

FEA warns that RCDs may cause nuisance tripping issues after prolonged inactivity FEA says some members are reporting that, as electrical appliances in commercial kitchens are being tested after mothballing, there are occasional nuisance tripping issues associated with equipment that is connected to an RCD (Residual Current Device). RCDs switch off the electric supply automatically if there is a fault, giving enhanced levels of safety compared to standard fuses and circuit breakers.  It seems that the nuisance tripping may be...

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