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Residual Current Device (RCD)

Residual Current Device (RCD)

An RCD (also called a safety switch) is a device for monitoring the flow of electricity through a circuit. A safety switch also automatically shuts off an electricity supply when a leaking current from faulty switches, wiring or appliances is detected.

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