Safety Breaker

Code: QS21X

  • Simple 2-button design
  • Easy to use
  • Prominent indicator window
  • Protects against electric shocks
  • Limited stock may be available in some stores. Call us on 0844 557 6000 to check

Product details

Safety Breaker

• Simple 2-button design• Easy to use• Prominent indicator window• Protects against electric shocks

Protect you and your family with this precision-engineered RCD adapter that gives protection against electrocution.This versatile adapter can be used both inside and outside the home and is ideal for use with a multitude of household devices - in the kitchen where water can be particularly hazardous, in the garden with gardening appliances such as lawnmowers and hedge trimmers, and it is also ideal for use with potentially dangerous power tools. Conforms with BS7071.Please note: We reserve the right to supply a product of the same or higher specification that may differ in appearance from the image shown.
Operating voltage 230Vac
Maximum current 13A
Rated trip current 30mA
Trip speed <30mS
Contact break type Double pole

latching or non-latching? i.e will it trip if theres a power cut?

Asked by: nicelydone
Unfortunately we no longer stock this item as it has been discontinued from our range.
Answered by: Billy
Date published: 2017-06-03

Hi I need a GFCI that needs manual reset on power failure to protect fish tank from flooding on return of power. will this RCD do that? requiring push button reset on return of power Thank you Alan

Asked by: Alan
The device has to be physically reset with a manual push to resume operation after a fault.
Answered by: Les
Date published: 2016-11-14

Can I use this as an on/off switch

Asked by: maren
This would not be suitable as an on/off switch. While the test and reset functions would cut and restore power from the socket, repeated switching can cause undue strain on the mechanism, potentially causing faults which will prevent effective operation of the RCD function.
Answered by: Gareth
Date published: 2016-07-01

Hi can I use this product for my cooker and microwave at the same time,use a dual three pin plug

Asked by: bobby o
As long as you are not trying to use more than the maximum current of 13A at any one time this would be fine but please be aware most cookers use more than this.
Answered by: Dominic
Date published: 2015-07-17

would it bepossibl to use this rcd with a mig welder with a 15amp rating?
Asked by: Anonymous
No sorry this product does not support above 13A.
Answered by: JK
Date published: 2015-07-17

Will this item stay on 24/7 if not tripped?
Asked by: Anonymous
yes that is correct
Answered by: DM
Date published: 2015-07-17

Does thsi product support operation in america at 110v via a plug adapter
Asked by: Anonymous
No sorry this product does not support that.
Answered by: DH
Date published: 2015-07-17

Can this unit be plugged in to an extension lead with a suitable plug
Asked by: Anonymous
Yes the product does support that.
Answered by: DM
Date published: 2015-07-17
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Bulk Prices

Item code Item name Quantity Price
QS21X Safety Breaker (1+) £9.99

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