Arc Fault Detection Device

Organisation profile

ABB is a pioneering technology leader in power grids, electrification products, industrial automation and robotics and motion, serving customers in utilities, industry and transport & infrastructure globally. Continuing a history of innovation spanning more than 130 years, ABB today is writing the future of industrial digitalization with two clear value propositions: bringing electricity from any power plant to any plug and automating industries from natural resources to finished products.

Training aim

Early detection of arc faults in the electrical installation can contribute to fire protection in residential and commercial installations, resulting in additional safety for people & valuable assets.

Learning objectives

This Learning module will introduce you to the dangers of fires caused by the electrical installation and what devices ABB can offer to prevent them.

Course outline

These Topics are covered:

•  Importance of fire protection

•  Sources of arc faults in the electrical network

•  The different types of arc faults

•  Why MCBs and RCDs don’t detect arc faults

•  Scenarios for optimal protection

Trainer's profile

25+ years experience with electrical industry, working with digital connected innovations to improve the reliability and efficiency for low & medium-voltage electrical installations, including EV infrastructure, solar inverters, modular substations, distribution automation, switch-gear, measuring and sensing devices, control products, including KNX systems and power connection.

Course duration

30-40 minutes

Assessment & certification

CPD certificate of attendance

Who should attend

Electrical engineers and people involved in the design & specification of industrial, commercial and residential buildings.


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