Assessing for regulatory compliance of your facility’s electrical system

Credit to Author: Doug Beck| Date: Tue, 16 Jun 2020 14:44:57 +0000

Many organizations understand the importance of assessing their operations but often operate on their own self-assessments that measure against their own criteria. Organizations such as the National Fire Protection Agency… Read more »

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3 Reasons You Need to Upgrade Your Arc Flash Protection Now

Credit to Author: Bala Vinayagam| Date: Fri, 28 Feb 2020 17:36:35 +0000

On average, 5 to 10 arc flash events occur in electrical equipment per day in the U.S. These events can be devastating to personnel and productivity. In this post, we’ll… Read more »

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How a “Safety by Design” Approach Lowers Arc Flash Risks

Credit to Author: Erhan Cokal| Date: Tue, 29 Oct 2019 12:00:33 +0000

As electrical distribution environments become more digitized, arc flash reduction and mitigation techniques need to be reevaluated. The way medium voltage (MV) and low voltage (LV) electrical distribution equipment are… Read more »

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Protecting Against Arc Flash

Credit to Author: Erhan Cokal| Date: Wed, 25 Sep 2019 14:57:57 +0000

An Arc flash is defined as a hazardous explosion of energy from an electrical circuit, or a type of discharge that results from a low-impedance connection through air to ground… Read more »

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GAME CHANGING TECH! – Shielded Solid Insulated System Medium Voltage Switchgear

Credit to Author: Jeff M Miller, PE| Date: Tue, 17 Sep 2019 11:54:51 +0000

“Once in a while an innovative technology will catch my eye as an industry GAME CHANGER! Like when I first learned about Premset medium voltage switchgear.” Over the past 7… Read more »

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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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