Some articles on arcing conditions, arcing condition:
... breakers only respond to overloads and short circuits so they do not protect against arcing conditions that produce erratic, and often reduced current ... AFCI circuitry continuously monitors the current and discriminates between normal and unwanted arcing conditions ... Once an unwanted arcing condition is detected, the AFCI opens its internal contacts, thus de-energizing the circuit and reducing the potential for a fire ...
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