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

Last updated: Sep 30, 2020

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...

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

Last updated: Sep 30, 2020

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...

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Short Circuit Study – Most Frequently Asked Questions in 2019!

Last updated: Oct 1, 2020

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...

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The Top 6 Causes of Electrical Fires and how to prevent them

Last updated: October 22, 2021

Home electrical fires account for an estimated 51,000 fires each year, nearly 500 deaths, more than 1,400 injuries, and $1.3 billion in property damage.

It is important to be aware of the...

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Arc Rated Vs. Flame Resistant Clothing – Important Difference Need To Know

Last updated: Oct 1, 2020

When the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) replaced the term "Flame Resistance (FR)" with "Arc-Rated (AR)" in its 2012 edition of the NFPA 70E, it stirred confusion among many.

What was the...

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[2019 Statistics] Arc Flash Explosions Occur Every Day – Arc Flash Accidents


Last updated: Oct 1, 2020

A report published in Industrial Safety and Hygiene News estimated that, on average, there are 30,000 arc flash incidents every year. The report went on to estimate that those incidents resulted in an average annual totals of...

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Electrical Safety Program - Why Your Company Needs an Electrical Safety Program

Last updated: Oct 2, 2020

Look around you.

You will find that nearly everything we use today is powered by electricity.

As electricity has become ubiquitous in every factory and office, awareness of the necessary safety standards becomes indispensable...

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(Selection Guide) - How to Select the Right Fuse for Power Systems Protection

Last updated: Oct 2, 2020

"A fuse is essentially a metal wire or strip that heats up and melts when too much current flows through it, thereby opening the circuit and interrupting the current flow."

 

In order to select the right fuse for a...

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NFPA 70E 2018 – An Overview of 4 Different Arc Flash PPE Categories

Last updated: Oct 2, 2020

An unfortunate truth about Arc Flash incidents is that they can occur regardless of training. Without proper protective measures, workers are left exposed to dangerous conditions and have to suffer the consequences. Every...

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Simple Method for Basic Short Circuit Current Calculations

Last updated: Oct 2, 2020

In order to dig deep into the easy way to calculate the short circuit current calculations, we must first develop our knowledge base on the basics of short circuit analysis.

"A Short Circuit current analysis is used to...

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