TYPE B RCCB Residual Current Circuit Breaker EKL6-100B

MOREDAY EKL6-100B Type B RCCB breaker for EV


  • Type B can use for EV charger
  • According to EN /IEC 61008-1
  • Leakage protection
  • Simple installation, long-term protection
  • RoHS material


The Importance Of Residual Current Protection
RCCBs are designed to detect any imbalance in the current flowing through a circuit, which may indicate a fault or leakage. If an imbalance is detected, the RCCB will quickly disconnect the circuit to prevent electrical shock or fire. This is crucial to ensuring the safety of people and property, especially in environments with sensitive electronic equipment or where people may come into contact with electrical systems.

Compared To Type A Rccbs
While both type A and type B RCCBs offer residual current protection, type B RCCB is designed to detect a broader range of residual currents, including those from single-phase and three-phase loads, as well as smooth dc currents. This makes them suitable for protecting circuits with complex loads or those that generate harmonics.

Type B RCCB Breaker EKL6-100B


Electric Vehicle Charging Stations
As electric vehicles (EVs) become more popular, the need for reliable and safe charging infrastructure grows. Type b RCCBs are ideal for EV charging stations due to their ability to detect DC fault currents, which can occur in EV charging systems. By providing comprehensive protection against potential hazards, type B RCCBs ensure the safety of both the charging equipment and users.

Renewable Energy Systems
Type b RCCBs are crucial in renewable energy systems, such as solar photovoltaic (PV) installations and wind turbines. These systems can generate a mix of ac and dc currents as well as harmonics that may cause imbalances in the electrical circuit. Type b RCCBs can detect these imbalances and protect the system from potential damage, ensuring the efficiency and longevity of the renewable energy system.

Industrial Machinery And Automation
In industrial settings, machinery, and automated systems often involve complex electrical loads that generate varying types of residual currents. Type b RCCBs provide the necessary protection against these currents, safeguarding both the equipment and the personnel working with it.


Rating And Sensitivity
When choosing a type B RCCB, it is essential to consider its current rating and sensitivity. The current rating should match the circuit’s maximum load capacity, while the sensitivity should be appropriate for the level of protection required. For instance, a 30 mA sensitivity is typically used for personal protection, whereas a 100 mA or higher sensitivity might be suitable for equipment protection.

Installation And Maintenance
Proper installation and maintenance of type b RCCBs are crucial to ensuring their effectiveness. Always follow the manufacturer’s guidelines for installation and consult a qualified electrician if you’re unsure. Regular inspection and testing of the RCCB will help maintain its performance and detect any potential issues early on.

TYPE B RCCB Breaker EKL6-100B Size Display


Model EKL6
30mA, 100mA, 300mA
Earth-leakage Protection Class
Type B
Mounting Support
Din Rail
Ambient Air Temperature For Operation
-25°C to +60°C
Ambient Air Temperature For Storage
-40°C to +85°C
Degree of protection


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Common Queries

Frequently Asked Questions

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A: The primary purpose of a type b RCCB is to protect against electrical shock and fire hazards by detecting imbalances in both ac and dc currents, including mixed frequencies and pulsed currents, and disconnecting the circuit.

A: Type b RCCBs can detect a broader range of residual currents, including single-phase and three-phase loads as well as smooth dc currents, while type a RCCBs are limited to ac currents only.

A: Yes, type B RCCBs can be used in residential settings, especially when advanced electrical systems, such as solar PV installations or EV charging stations, are present.

A: When selecting a type B RCCB, consider its current rating, sensitivity, installation, and maintenance requirements, and certification and compliance with relevant standards and regulations.

A: It is recommended to test your type B RCCB every six months or according to the manufacturer’s guidelines to ensure its proper functioning and maintain its performance.

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