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Why Snubber Circuits are Required for Transformer Protection?

Switching Transients or Transient Recovery Voltages may occur in certain situations and events occurring frequently in normal operations of a MV or HV industrial or commercial Power Systems. They may not be fatal in their first occurrence but prolonged exposure to transients will reduce lifespan...

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Is it Sufficient to Use NFPA 70E Tables in Place of an Arc Flash Hazard Study?

Under all circumstances, it is necessary to protect the working personal from dangers associated with live electricity installations. For this reason and to ensure compliance with the OSHA regulations, Arc flash hazard and electric shock hazards need to be evaluated and studied for every...

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The Importance of Equipment Maintenance Plan for Electrical Power Systems

Have you ever wondered about the importance of an equipment maintenance plan and why is it necessary in Electrical power systems?

Today, we will talk in detail about the planned maintenance of electrical equipment and its importance. A maintenance plan covers a facility's routine maintenance, as...

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Should You Open Energized Panel Covers?

The practice of removing energized switchboard and panelboard covers when performing annual/quarterly/monthly maintenance has become a common place. De-energization cannot be stressed enough before all types of maintenance work on electrical equipment can be initiated. This is rarely due to the...

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IEEE 1584-2018 – In Depth Arc Flash Calculations Using Mathcad Express & Etap 19.0

Previously, we have written a detailed blog on the major changes in the newly approved IEEE 1584-2018 standard. If you haven't checked it out, please click here!

Now, in this blog we will explain the arc flash calculations which are used in the official standard of IEEE 1584-2018 in a very...

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What are The 7 Important Steps to Perform An Arc Flash Study? - 2019 Important Guide!

Are you concerned about the arc flash safety of your facility?

Do you want to know how to carry out a competent arc flash study?

This is your guide to a detailed arc flash analysis! Have a look at the infographic to have a quick review of the seven steps. Read the blog to find out the systematic...

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Most Important Frequently Asked Questions Regarding Arc flash Study – What you need to Know!

Are you having confusion regarding Arc Flash Study? Don't know how and when to carry it out? Or you just need a brief answer to all your queries?

We have seen many people who are confused regarding arc flash study and they have many questions to ask but not able to find it collectively....

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[NEC Guide] Importance of Achieving Selective Coordination for Critical Power Systems!

One of the most important parts of any facility is the electrical distribution system.

Nothing will stop all activity, halt production, cause inconvenience and possibly panic, more than a major power failure.

Selective coordination is critical for the reliability of the electrical distribution...

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Plugging Two Extension Cords Together is Dangerous! Here’s Why Can’t You Attach Two

Extension cords enable us to deliver power where needed. However, an extension cord is just a temporary solution, and should not be used as a long-term extension of your household's electrical system.

Extension cords are designed to carry a certain level of current over a fixed distance which is...

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Short Circuit Study – Most Frequently Asked Questions in 2019!

Are you having confusions regarding Short Circuit Study? Don't know how and when to carry it out? Or you just need a brief answer to your query? Go ahead and read the blog to know about this important power systems study all in all!

Hello there! On a related topic, we previously wrote a blog...

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