earth leakage circuit breaker

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earth leakage circuit breaker

An earlier circuit breaker that tripped when a difference in voltage was detected between the inhouse ground (water pipes, etc.) and a ground rod or the ground line from the electric company. Earth leakage circuit breakers (ELCBs) were replaced by "residual current devices" (see residual current device).
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In areas where earth resistance is high the risk exists because the current that flows will not be enough to trip the circuit breaker, in such situation RCD and ELCB offers additional protection.
The two big Lutheran churches, the ECLCB and the ELCB, continue to see as their missionary task the welcoming of people of all classes and ethnic groups into their ranks, but they cannot yet point to any convincing success in this direction.