Which breakers are compatible with Eaton?

Eaton’s UL classified breakers are designed and tested to be both mechanically and electrically interchangeable with circuit breakers manufactured by General Electric, Thomas & Betts, ITE/Siemens, Murray, Crouse-Hinds, and Square D.

Are Eaton breakers interchangeable?

In addition to a UL listing, they also come with an outstanding 15-year warranty. UL Classified breakers are designed and tested to be both mechanically and electri- cally interchangeable with circuit breakers manufactured by General Electric, Thomas & Betts, ITE/Siemens, Murray, Crouse-Hinds, and Square D.

What is breaker type br?

Type BR Circuit Breakers are 1-inch per pole plug-on circuit breakers designed for Eaton’s Type BR Loadcenters. They are 10 kAIC arc fault circuit interrupters rated for 120VAC or 240VAC applications.

What are the different styles of breakers?

There are four basic circuit breakers that are standard in most modern homes: single-pole, double-pole, GFCIs, and AFCIs. And don’t worry, if you are unfamiliar with the different types of circuit breakers, we’re here to help you understand the difference and explain their importance.

What is the difference between Eaton Br and Cl breakers?

The Eaton CL line includes some neat breakers that don’t really exist natively, such as their remote control breakers, and AFCI or GFCI for the obsolete panels they fit. The Eaton BR line is actually UL-listed as dual Type BR and C, meaning it is natively listed (not classified) for Challenger panels.

Are Eaton and Cutler-Hammer breakers interchangeable?

Cutler-Hammer and the Eaton family of products are the same and compatible. Parts number have not changed, just the Eaton name has been placed on the product.

Are Cutler-Hammer and Eaton breakers interchangeable?

What is the difference between Type BR and BD breakers?

Type BR tandem breakers are non-class CTL, and are labeled “For replacement use only” They will fit anywhere in the panel, and using them can exceed the number of circuits that a panel was designed and listed to accept. The BR type are much more expensive than the BD type, BTW.

What are the three types of breakers?

There are three basic circuit breaker varieties: standard breakers (which include both single-pole and double-pole circuit breakers), ground fault circuit interrupter circuit breakers (GFCIs) and arc fault circuit interrupter circuit breakers (AFCIs).

What is Hacr rated circuit breakers?

HACR Rated Circuit Breaker HACR stands for Heating, Air-Conditioning, and Refrigeration breaker. HACR rated breakers open within a specified time curve, similar to a fuse, to protect group motor equipment (fans for combustion air, exhaust control, heated air handling, AC compressors, etc).

Are Eaton and Cutler Hammer the same breaker?

Are Cutler Hammer breakers good?

Cutler Hammer CH series is about the same as SqD QO series, both are considered “high end” for residential installations. Cutler Hammer BR series is about as good as SqD HOM series. ALL are very good systems.

What are the different types of Eaton circuit breakers?

Eaton circuit breaker types. 1 Molded case circuit breakers. Eaton’s molded case circuit breakers are used to provide circuit protection in various industry applications, where they 2 Residential circuit breakers. 3 Low voltage air circuit breakers. 4 Medium-voltage vacuum circuit breakers. 5 Industrial miniature circuit breakers.

Why do you need branch Breakers with Eaton?

The branch breakers protect the wires leading to individual electrical loads such as fixtures and outlets. Our BR plug-on neutral load center platform eliminates the pigtail connection providing you time and labor savings and a professional look and feel.

What are the types of Cutler Hammer circuit breakers?

Cutler-Hammer 2 March 1999 Miniature Circuit Breakers Selection Guide Circuit Breaker Type Codes: P Plug-in; B Bolt-on; C Cable-in/Cable-out; GF Ground Fault, 5 ma; GFEP Ground Fault, 30 ma. For Types SPCL and SPHM Supplementary Protectors, see pages 20 and 23.

What are the ratings of a circuit breaker?

Circuit Breaker Type Circuit Breaker Type Code Continuous Ampere Rating at 40°C Number of Poles Vac Vdc Federal Spec. W-C-375b Interrupting Ratings rms Symmetrical Amperes Page Number Vac Ratings Vdc Ratings 23 120 120/240 240 24–48 62.5 80