GAME CHANGING TECH! – Arc Flash Energy Reduction for Safety and Resiliency

Credit to Author: Jeff M Miller, PE| Date: Thu, 12 Sep 2019 18:00:25 +0000

“Once in a while an innovative technology will catch my eye as an industry GAME CHANGER! Like when I first learned about ArcBlokTM for low voltage motor control centers (MCCs).” In… Read more »

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Five Safety Tips for Modernizing Your Aging Switchgear

Credit to Author: Gabriel Arce| Date: Wed, 17 Jul 2019 12:00:07 +0000

Switchgear can have an extremely long service life, stretching into multiple decades. However, while a 30- or 40-year-old piece of equipment may still perform its original functions as well as… Read more »

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Top Five Tips for Commercial and Industrial Electrical Fire Safety

Credit to Author: Jeff Miller| Date: Fri, 31 May 2019 14:03:48 +0000

The Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI) designates the month of May as National Electrical Safety Month. It is a reminder that we need to remain diligent in our efforts to… Read more »

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The Goal of Arc Flash Protection: Safety Standards

Credit to Author: Juha Rintala| Date: Thu, 12 Oct 2017 13:00:15 +0000

When electric current travels through the air and goes where it isn’t supposed to, the result is an arc flash. It can be a violent event as the current jumps… Read more »

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NFPA 70E and NEC: Aging Equipment in the Era of Arc Flash

Credit to Author: Gabriel Arce| Date: Fri, 30 Jun 2017 12:46:46 +0000

The need to operate electrical equipment safely, without impacting facility operation, has been a priority for electrical engineers and maintenance personnel for many decades. Initially, much of the focus was… Read more »

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