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Does an AFCI outlet provide GFCI protection?

Yes, an AFCI outlet provides GFCI protection.
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No, an AFCI outlet does not provide GFCI protection.
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Question: Does an AFCI outlet provide GFCI protection?
Top Answer (77% of 36 votes): No, an AFCI outlet does not provide GFCI protection. .

Answer: No, an AFCI outlet does not provide GFCI protection.
Explanation: AFCI is an Arc Fault Circuit Interrupter which primary function is to prevent arcing of wires through a system, this will not provide a Ground Fault Circuit Interruption (GFCI).
Construct Boss
Answer: No, an AFCI outlet does not provide GFCI protection.
Explanation: GFCI is Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter and AFCI is arch fault circuit interrupter
D B Electric
Answer: No, an AFCI outlet does not provide GFCI protection.
Explanation: No, an AFCI outlet provides protection against arc-faults.
My Electrician
ProMatcher
Answer: No, an AFCI outlet does not provide GFCI protection.
Explanation: It two different
Gacem Electric
Answer: No, an AFCI outlet does not provide GFCI protection.
Explanation: There is an AFCI / GFCI combo breaker available.
Kristoff Electric
Answer: No, an AFCI outlet does not provide GFCI protection.
Explanation: Arc fault id's for spark. Ground fault is for shock
Advanced Electrical and Energy
ProMatcher
Answer: No, an AFCI outlet does not provide GFCI protection.
Explanation: AFCI does not provide GFCI protection.
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