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The Importance of Arc Flash Protection
Mar 2nd 2018

The Importance of Arc Flash Protection

Arc flash is the exposure to the tremendous thermal energy released by an arc fault. All employees who work around energized electrical equipment (electricians, maintenance workers, operators, etc.) may be affected by an arc flash occurrence. Arc flashes are a primary hazard in the following industries: oil and gas, utility, solar, and wind power generation, paper and pulp manufacturers, h … read more
The Shocking Need for Electrical and Arc Flash Safety
Oct 24th 2016

The Shocking Need for Electrical and Arc Flash Safety

Electricity has been generated in power stations since 1882. Due to increased efficiency, world energy consumption was cut down by 1.5% in 2009, for the first time since World War II. The continuous increase in efficiency will result in less electricity needed for a given demand of electrical power. But since the demand will continue to grow (mostly because of the electrification of heating and … read more