RCD protection

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

For more than 50 years, FDB Electrical has been one of the leading specialists in the field of electrical protection and have an enviable reputation for quality, innovation and service. Our product range includes RCD’s and RCBO’s for personnel or plant protection, Earth Continuity MonitorsRCD Test Sets together with a range of ancillary devices supplied separately as panel mounting components, or pre-assembled within steel, stainless steel or GRP enclosures complete with socket outlets or terminals as required.

A range of Heavy Duty RCCB units from FDB for when you really have to get serious! FDB 2 Multiway modular RCD/RCBO panel shows the way to building renovation

Protective devices available from FDB include fully adjustable multi-function RCD’svariable earth leakage relayspercentage earth fault relays together with a range of external toroidal CT’s up to 240mm diameter. Custom built panels and bespoke solutions are designed and manufactured in-house to suit virtually any industrial application and we are proud to supply the UK Defence forces and support industries with specialist protection equipment.

 

CB514_medium CT from FDB EFR1 Earth Leakage Relay FDB27/M RCD Protection

Earth line protection devices from FDB Electrical

The team here at FDB Electrical have a long experience with specialist earth protection systems and in consequence we have available at our Online store  an extensive range of panel mounting items including RCDs, Earth Continuity Monitors and special purpose electrical protection devices for panel builders and installers to assemble your own application specific equipment.

CB514_medium CT from FDBFeatures include – compliance with BS4293, AC and DC types, multi-range protection levels including pre-set and user adjustable types. Solid state circuitry for immunity to voltage transients and DC component, associated core balance transformers in a range of sizes – with panel meter  (EFU10/M) and RCD Test Set available. RCD test set ( series 6 )

However if you would like a custom protection panel produced by us and delivered to your site of choice then please call us to arrange.

FDB11 and FDB13 electrical protection units from FDB Panel Fittings

FDB 11 are general purpose RCD panels with overload and short circuit protection conforming to BS4293 (RCD); BSEN60898 (MCB) for ratings of IΔn: 20mA; 30mA or 100mA – they are housed in a steel, surface mounting enclosure c/w knockouts (IP20)

FDB 13 are manufactured to the same specification for three phase application.

Housings are designed to fit in a modular configuration to enable panels to be expanded over time – standard sizes are available direct from our Online store – alternatively where custom panels may be required eg to take more MCB modules or to fit particular space constraints please contact our sales team who will be pleased to discuss your requirements.

 

FDB27/M RCD Protection

Our FDB27/M is a range of special purpose RCD protection units for military communications vehicles, with in-line filters. Designed in accordance with MOD specifications, there are six standard variants according to voltage/current rating. Part of the EFR-1 series these units are housed in robust steel enclosures for outdoor installation.  General data sheet available here.

To discuss your communications or other electrical protection needs please contact us.

Components for specialist electrical protection systems

1 February 2019
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The FDB Online store offers a range of specialist components for panel builders to integrate into their own electrical protection systems from core balance transformers and earth leakage relays to complete RCD panels. Components comply with BS4293 where appropriate and offer multi-range protection levels including pre-set and user adjustable types. Solid state circuitry is employed […]

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FDB 2 Multiway modular RCD/RCBO panel shows the way to building renovation

18 April 2018
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When it comes to building renovation our FDB 2 multiway modular RCD/RCBO panel is ideal for upgrade and maintenance projects in the commercial/industrial sphere. This modular range of general purpose earth leakage protection units comes complete with overload and short circuit protection. (It is also approved by Network Rail for use in DC Electrified areas). […]

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FDB 11 custom varients available

10 February 2018
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Most of our customers are aware of the FDB 11 general purpose RCBO with overload and short circuit protection, it’s Approved Network Rail DC Immune Protection and conformity to BS4293 (RCD); BSEN60898 (MCB) are major factors in selection for regular projects – but we find that many customers come to us with non-standard requirements which we […]

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FDB electrical protection family

17 November 2017
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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 and the FDB 13, FDB 15 and FDB 19 3 phase units for new build installations. Also in the family is the […]

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General purpose overload/short circuit and DC immune protection

8 September 2017
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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 […]

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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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