FDB Electrical News

FDB 11 enclosed RCD protection unit

Our FDB electrical protection family of RCD and RCBO devices runs from the Multiway FDB 2 modular panel through the FDB 11 at 230V for general purpose building renovation upgrade and maintenance projects to the and the FDB 13, FDB 15 and FDB 19 3 phase units for new build installations. Also in the family is the FDB 27 MOD spec unit for aircraft or army hangers new build and replacement installations.

These proven units are a convenient option for new or replacement installations offering long life and reliability – they are available from our Online store here.

Earth line protection devices from FDB Electrical

We pride ourselves on our range of AC and DC panel mounting items including RCDs, Earth Continuity Monitors and special purpose electrical protection devices compliant with BS4293 which we have available ex-stock for the specialist panel builder. These items can be reviewed and ordered direct from our Online store.

The range includes multi-range protection levels including pre-set and user adjustable types with solid state circuitry for immunity to voltage transients and DC components.

Associated core balance transformers are available in a range of sizes as is a suitable panel meter (EFU10/M) and conveniently sized RCD Test Set.

General purpose overload/short circuit and DC immune protection from FDB Electrical

Our FDB11 is a general purpose RCD panel unit providing overload and short circuit protection for industrial, academic, institutional and corporate applications. Installation is quick and easy with the FDB11 housed in a sheet metal enclosure.

Three enclosure sizes of FDB11 are available, 10 to 32 amp, 40 to 63 amp and 80 to 100 amp, conforming to BS4293 and BSEN60898.

In addition the FDB11 has been developed for specialist use to protect against induced DC current which can otherwise cause nuisance tripping in AC equipment adjacent to high voltage DC lines on railways. This is important in nearby offices, retail outlets and café/restaurants for example. The FDB11 is approved by Network Rail for these situations.

For further information please see our Online store or contact us in Isleworth to discuss your needs.

Earth line protection devices from FDB Electrical

We have been specialists in industrial electrical protection equipment for a long time now and are able to offer our proven technology in component form to panel builders wishing to configure their own systems. This FDB range includes many panel mount devices and system elements.

For example the FDB EMGUARD earth line monitor range includes 110V, 240V and 440V units – the 110V unit in particular being of interest since this is a rating not commonly offered elsewhere. The EMGUARD series comply with BS4444 and offer 1-20 ohms impedance (adjustable), fully encapsulated and housed in a PA6 enclosure ready for chassis mounting.

Other components include the EFU62 VELEM combined earth fault and earth line monitor and the VEF series variable earth leakage protection relay. The EFU series includes a combined earth fault and earth line monitor and DC earth fault monitor, this compliments the EFR range of universal earth leakage protection relays, along with matching external CTs where required.

This FDB program of earth line protection devices enables panel builders and installers to complete full electrical protection systems to their own specifications – contact us to discuss configuration or order at our Online shop.

Core-balance Transformers

1 July 2017
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Here at FDB Electrical we have a wide range of core-balance transformers (CTs) for use in monitoring supply conductors together with with earth leakage relays (ELRs and ELCBs)  and MCCBs where the CT  provides a warning signal from the incoming cable, giving advance information to the trip device so ensuring greater safety for personnel and equipment. We have […]

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RCD technology in the FDB11

23 June 2017
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The use of RCD electrical technology has become commonplace in all areas of building services where the safety and convenience of this type of protection is of great value – but RCDs and their “sister” MCBs often need to be housed in specialist enclosures which provide for the integration of a number of devices in a custom […]

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Panel Mounting Components

5 May 2017
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Our range of specialist panel mounting electrical protection items available at our Online shop includes RCDs, Earth Continuity Monitors and special purpose electrical protection devices  compliant with with BS4293. These enable panel builders and installation engineers to configure their own electrical protection systems within an application specific enclosure or cabinet providing appropriate environmental protection. We offer both […]

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Custom electrical protection panels

20 April 2017
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Here at FDB Electrical we specialise in high end industrial and Military spec electrical protection devices, and have many well proven standard configurations to choose from – with many available from our online store – others to order as shown on our website – but of course we often get requests for something a bit […]

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Also Electrical Protection devices Online

10 March 2017

Our range of Electrical Protection devices is available at the Online store for easy reference and selection – this includes: Enclosed units such as the FDB11 and FDB13 general purpose RCD housed units with overload and short circuit protection, also the FDB2 for multi-circuit protection in a single enclosure and the FDB21 for installations requiring […]

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Electrical Protection and Monitoring equipment you can trust

11 February 2017
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Enclosed units – available at our Online Store Our full range of enclosed units are perfect for an “off the shelf” solution that you can rely on. Industrial RCD/MCBs Adjustable RCCBs RCCB/ECM + Socket Outlets Heavy Duty RCCBs RCD Protected Distribution Boards Range earth continuity loop monitoring units Special purpose RCD protection units to MOD Spec Interruptable” […]

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