Dictionary of technical terms

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Dictionary of technical terms

What does the acronym ICP mean?

PCS means The Power Control Switch and is a device that controls the maximum power contracted with the electric company. The installer installs it based upon the capacity contracted, and it is sealed. Avoid damage to the installation in the case of overload.

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What does the acronym ID mean?

The acronym ID means Differential Switch. It is responsible for immediately cutting the power supply if there is earth leakage, avoiding annoying shocks.
 

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What does the acronym PIA mean?

The acronym PIAs means Small Automatic Switches, which protect the installation in the case of short-circuits or overloads in the internal circuits (lighting, climate control or electric appliances).
 

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What does the acronym IGA mean?

The acronym IGA corresponds to the Automatic Main Switch. The Automatic Main Switch (IGA) is a safety element for the electrical box that controls the maximum power admitted by an electrical installation.
 

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What does the acronym PCS mean?

The acronym PCS refers to the Surge Protector. Its function is to prevent electrical devices in the home from suffering damages as result of surges.

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